Martinique

Martinique’s Serge Letchimy Attending CARICOM Conference

 Above: Serge Letchimy, president of Martinique’s Regional Council (Photo: RM) By the Caribbean Journal staff Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy will be on hand for this week’s 25th Intersessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the …

In Martinique, Celebrating Women’s Art

 Above: last year’s Quand l’Art se fait femme festival in Martinique (Photo: RM) By the Caribbean Journal staff An extended festival in Martinique next month will be celebrating the work of female artists on the island. The celebration is called …

Guadeloupe, Martinique, St Maarten Join Association of Caribbean States

 Above: Martinique (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Guadeloupe, Martinique and St Maarten have all joined the Association of Caribbean States as associate members. The three Caribbean territories acceded to the ACS during the regional group’s Ministerial Council meeting …

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 Above: Letchimy in St Lucia (Photo: Region Martinique) By the Caribbean Journal staff Serge Letchimy, the president of Martinique’s Regional Council, led a delegation St Lucia this week as part of continued relief efforts to the Eastern Caribbean island. St …

 Above: Martinique’s new Institut du Sport By the Caribbean Journal staff Martinique will soon play host to the region’s first-ever conference on Caribbean Sports Tourism. The Caribbean Sport Tourism Conference will be held from Jan. 23 to Jan. 24 at …

 Above: gathering supplies in Martinique (Photo: Region Martinique) By the Caribbean Journal staff As St Lucia, St Vincent and Dominica work to recover from last week’s devastating floods, their neighbours around the Caribbean are mobilizing support. Martinique began large-scale collection …

 Above: Yeux Clairs, Wilfredo Lam, 1970 By Alexander Britell It’s not the first place you’d expect to see a Picasso exhibition — but the Habitation Clement rum distillery in Martinique is putting on a celebration of the work of Aime …

 Above: Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy leads a meeting in the context of the Diaspora forum By the Caribbean Journal staff What role should Martinique’s diaspora community play in its development and economy? That was among the issues addressed …

 Above: crafts in Fort de France By the Caribbean Journal staff The new Martinique Cruise Village has officially opened in Fort de France, according to the French department’s tourism commission. The Cruise Village is part of a new initiative to …

 Above: Esy Kennenga in Miami (CJ Photo) MIAMI — He’s one of the most popular singers today from the island of Martinique, and Esy Kennenga’s fame now reaches across the French Caribbean and mainland Europe. The 29-year-old Kennenga, who recently …

 Above: Martinique (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff How does a Caribbean destination deliver authenticity? For Dominica native Dr Lennox Honychurch, the answer lies in presenting a complete package to visitors — exposing them to the Caribbean’s cuisine, culture, …

 Above: Martinique Tourism Commissioner Karine Roy-Camille By Alexander Britell It’s now been a year since Martinique Tourism Commissioner Karine Roy-Camille addressed the media at the CTO’s State of the Industry Conference in St Kitts. At the time, she was a …

 Above: Martinique (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Virgin Islands Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty opened the State of the Industry Conference in Martinique Wednesday evening with a call for the Caribbean to take serious action to address …

 Above: Fort de France By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry Conference opens Wednesday in Martinique. The conference begins with a conference featuring dignitaries including Serge Letchimy, president of Martinique’s Regional Council, Martinique Tourism …

Martinique

   California has the Napa Valley. France has Bordeaux. The French Caribbean island of Martinique has the Route des Rhums. In what just might be the rum capital of the Caribbean, Martinique, which specializes in rhum agricole, or rum made …

 Above: Fort de France (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The French island of Martinique will be putting its tourism industry on full display next week as the first-time host of the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry …

 Above: the Port of Martinique By the Caribbean Journal staff Martinique is looking to develop into a major Caribbean logistics hub with the expansion of the Panama Canal. Martinique is currently renovating the Port of Martinique with an investment of …

 We all know the Ti’ Punch, the classic cocktail of the French West Indies. And we all know the Mojito, the classic cocktail of Cuba. Well, rhum house Depaz, located near the base of the famous Mont Pelee in Martinique, …