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 […]


Martinique's Serge Letchimy Leads Delegation to St Lucia

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 […]


Martinique to Host First-Ever Conference on Caribbean Sports Tourism

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 […]

From Martinique to Trinidad, Caribbean Mobilizes Aid For Flood-Impacted Islands

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 […]

At a Martinique Distillery, Celebrating Picasso, Lam and Cesaire

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 […]


Martinique Holds First Diaspora Forum

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 […]

Martinique Opens "Cruise Village"

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 […]

Making the Music of Martinique: An Interview with Esy Kennenga

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 […]


Finding Authenticity in Caribbean Tourism

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, […]

Martinique Eyes 1 Million Visitors By 2020

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 […]

"It Is Sink or Swim For the Caribbean"

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 […]


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