Jamaica’s Newest Adventure Experience

By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a brand-new adventure park in Jamaica. Negril’s JamWest Motorsports and Adventure Park includes a Zipline, a Jeep safari, ATV driving and a walking trail across a 700-acre estate. The site also includes the only […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Finding Hammocks in Jamaica

The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Kevin Nebola, who sent in this delightful shot of a row of hammocks on the beach in Jamaica. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com […]

How One Campaign Saved Jamaica $500 Million

By the Caribbean Journal staff It began as a simple campaign — one urging Jamaicans to eat local food and produce. 12 years later, it’s become a game changer, according to Norman Grant, president of the Jamaica Agricultural Society. The “Eat […]

Accountability in Jamaica

Why the health sector saga is important By Dennis Chung CJ Contributor Jamaica’s recent health sector saga has brought to the fore the real need for accountability in the country. The fact is that this is not the first incident to […]

Jamaica’s Latest Green Push


By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has quietly headed toward the forefront of the Caribbean’s green energy industry. The latest step is the new $89 million, 36.3-megawatt wind farm project in St Elizabeth.. Jamaica is “ripe for foreign investment,” said […]

Exploring Hyatt's Resorts in Jamaica

By Guy Britton MONTEGO BAY — We had questions. Was it Zilara and Ziva or Ziva and Zilara? And which one was which?  Apparently others have the same questions, so on a recent trip to Jamaica we made a reservation […]


A Cabinet Reshuffle in Jamaica

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Cabinet has undergone a slight reshuffle. The country’s Prime Minister, Portia Simpson Miller, announced reassignments of several ministers in a statement issued Friday. The reshuffle, which takes effect on Monday, sees Horace Dalley assigned […]

A New All-Inclusive Golf Getaway in Jamaica

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By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Guests at the all-inclusive Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay will enjoy an easy, affordable way to hit the links with the launch of a new Golf Away package. The package – available to adults ages […]

Falling in Love With a Villa in Jamaica

A perfect villa in Jamaica By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor “I think I’m in love with my masseuse.” It’s a bold declaration indeed, one rarely heard beyond the hushed, lemongrass-scented treatment rooms of a spa. And it’s a statement […]


Southwest Airlines' Newest Jamaica Flights

By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is continuing its Caribbean expansion out of its hub at Houston’s Hobby Airport. The carrier launched service between Houston and Montego Bay, Jamaica on Sunday. The Houston-Montego Bay flight departs at 10:35 AM, returning […]

How to Find the Haunted Caribbean

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Halloween means our minds are turning to ghosts, goblins and all things ghoulish. Check out these spooky Caribbean spots – if you dare. El Convento, Puerto Rico Apparently not all dead nuns go to […]

A Jamaican Jazz Legend in Los Angeles

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Jamaica’s award-winning jazz legend, Monty Alexander, will travel to Los Angeles for a show this November. Alexander, whose music explores the bridge between American jazz, popular song, and the music of his native Jamaica, will […]


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