US Virgin Islands

US Virgin Islands Joining Caribbean Conservation Initiative

 Above: St Croix (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journals staff The United States Virgin Islands has officially endorsed the Caribbean Challenge Initiative, Governor John de Jongh announced. The CCI, which was launched in 2008 with support from the Nature Conservancy, …

Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands Shaken By 4.5-Magnitude Earthquake

 Above: a map of the quake (graphic: United States Geological Survey) By the Caribbean Journal staff A 4.5-magnitude earthquake caused light to moderate shaking across Puerto Rico on Tuesday evening, according to data from the United States Geological Survey. The …

New Hotel Coming to the Virgin Islands

 Above: the US Virgin Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff A new hotel is coming to the United States Virgin Islands. US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh announced this week that the Water Island Development Company had been selected …

LATEST NEWS

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Karen Haun, who took this snapshot of the beautiful Buck Island off the coast of St Croix in the United States Virgin Islands. Do you have a great Caribbean photo? Send …

 THE LATEST Caribbean Cookbook comes to you from Haiti’s most famous chef, Ron Duprat, who sent in his recipe for crispy skin black cod. Duprat sent in the recipe on the occasion of the recent Taste of the Caribbean competition …

 Above: the US Virgin Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands will soon have new ferry service. Public Works Commissioner Darryl Smalls said the new service would traffic between Cruz Bay, St John and Red Hook, St …

 Above: St Croix native and five-time NBA champion Tim Duncan By the Caribbean Journal staff Tim Duncan isn’t going anywhere. The St Croix native, who recently won his fifth NBA championship, will be returning to the San Antonio Spurs for …

 Above: the soon-to-be Dreams Sugar Bay St Thomas Resort & Spa By the Caribbean Journal staff Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts will be adding the Sugar Bay resort in St Thomas to its brand management portfolio beginning July 1, the company …

 Above: Governor John de Jongh with cruise executives last week in St Croix (Photo: OG USVI) By the Caribbean Journal staff A high-level team of executives met last week in St Croix for a high-level cruise industry conference. The group …

 Above: St Croix (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Airlines will be resuming service from Atlanta to St Croix, the US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism announced. The weekly Saturday flights from Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport to St …

 Above: Tim Duncan By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s not even really a question anymore — Tim Duncan is the greatest power forward of all time — and the best Caribbean NBA player ever. It took him an extra year, …

 Above: St Croix’s Henry E Rohlsen Airport (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Virgin Islands Port Authority has received a $4.4 million grant from the United States Department of Transportation for a series of improvement projects at St …

 Above: St Croix By the Caribbean Journal staff A solar energy project at the University of the Virgin Islands will be receiving a $3 million award from the United States Department of Agriculture’s High Energy Cost Grant Programme. The project …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader John Rains, who sent in this photo of a cruise ship departing near Frederiksted, St Croix. Do you have a great Caribbean Photo? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the …

 The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from Caribbean Journal reader Milton Symister, who took this photograph of Coki Point Beach on the island of St Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands. Do you have a great Caribbean …

 Above: St Croix, US Virgin Islands (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh led a two-day economic mission to New York City last week. The Governor, who was joined by officials from …

 Above: United States Vice President Joe Biden By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Dr Jill Biden visited the island of St Croix in the United States Virgin Islands this weekend. Biden has …

 Our latest Meet the Caribbean travels to the historic city of Christiansted on the island of St Croix in the United States Virgin Islands. The onetime Danish town, which is among the more charming of its kind in the whole …