US Virgin Islands

Rum Journal: Voodoo Juice From St Thomas' Bolongo Bay Resort

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor The folks at St Thomas’ Bolongo Bay tell us that this potent punch is best enjoyed at Iggies Beach bar, the popular drinkery at the USVI all-inclusive resort. But since it includes (count ‘em) […]


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 […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Buck Island, St Croix

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 […]

Caribbean Cookbook: Crispy Skin Black Cod From Chef Ron Duprat

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 […]


New Ferries For the US Virgin Islands

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 […]

St Croix's Tim Duncan to Return to Spurs For Another Season

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 […]

AMResorts to Manage Sugar Bay Resort & Spa in St Thomas

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 […]


Cruise Officials Meet in US Virgin Islands

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 […]

Delta to Resume St Croix Service

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 […]

Tim Duncan, Son of St Croix, Wins Fifth NBA Championship

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, […]


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