Puerto Rico

USVI Governor Accepts First Case of St Croix-Produced Captain Morgan Rum

 Above: USVI Governor John de Jongh (right) and David Gosnell, Diageo’s president of Global Supply By the Caribbean Journal staff US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh accepted the first case of locally-produced Captain Morgan Rum, following Diageo’s decision to …

US Virgin Islands Governor Signs Territory’s First Tsunami Response Plan

 Above: Governor John P. de Jongh, Jr. and VITEMA Director Elton Lewis (front) and Bill Proenza, Regional Director of the National Weather Service, Crista von Hillebrandt-Andrade, Manager of the Caribbean Tsunami Warning Program and retired UVI professor and oceanographer Roy …

British Virgin Islands Looks to Puerto Rico to Expand Health Care Services

 Above: a HIMA hospital in Puerto Rico By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands is looking to Puerto Rico broaden the range of health care services delivered in the territory, according to the Ministry of Health and Social …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Curacao has its first Starbucks at the Renaissance Curacao Resort and Casino. Starbucks currently has locations in several Caribbean countries, including the Bahamas (at the Atlantis resort), Puerto Rico, and Aruba. It …

 Above: Prefete Duffaut, Habour/Vue de Jacmel avec le Pont de Noel, 1968, oil on canvas (Photo by Jason Mandella) By Alexander Britell Beginning Jun. 12, New York’s El Museo del Barrio will put Caribbean art in the spotlight, with Caribbean: …

 By Alexander Britell Could the Caribbean experience another earthquake like the devastating one in Port-au-Prince in 2010? The answer is yes – and it could be even more powerful, according to Dr Joan Latchman, the director of the Seismic Research …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There was an earthquake early this morning with an epicentre in the Saint Martin region of the Leeward Islands felt across the area, including Anguilla, Puerto Rico, Guadeloupe and Sint Maarten. The quake, which registered …

 Above: Alain Ducasse (Photo: M Rougemont) By Alexander Britell There are chefs, and then there is Alain Ducasse. The legendary chef was the first to have Michelin three-star restaurants in three different cities at the same time, and has earned …

 By Alexander Britell It’s not easy to innovate in any musical genre –- but Grammy-winning drummer Dion Parson, a native of St Thomas, is doing just that – bringing together the worlds of the Caribbean and jazz and creating what …