New Curaçao-Suriname Flights

Suriname-based air carrier Fly All Ways has launched new flights between Curaçao and Suriname’s capital, Paramaribo. Fly All Ways will be operating the flight twice weekly between the two destinations. The company operates flights to destinations including Haiti, St. Maarten, […]


Fewer Canadians Are Traveling to the Caribbean

Caneel Bay

Fewer Canadians are traveling to the Caribbean this year, according to the latest data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. After rising 4.5 percent last year, Canadian tourist arrivals to the Caribbean have declined by 3.7 percent compared to the first […]


New Flights from Suriname, Guyana to Barbados

Fly AllWays

A new flight service has launched between Suriname and Barbados. The flights are operated by an airline called Fly AllWays, which began service from Suriname to Barbados on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. The service also includes a scheduled stop in […]


Barbados, St Lucia, Trinidad Shaken by 6.4-Magnitude Earthquake

Strongest in the region in more than a year By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados, St Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago were shaken by a 6.4-magnitude earthquake on Thursday morning, according to data from the United States Geological Survey. The […]

Suriname Signs Major Agreements With Caribbean Development Bank

Above: Suriname By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Suriname’s Ministry of Trade and Industry has signed two historic agreements for projects with the Caribbean Development Bank to facilitate Suriname’s implementation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) and European Partnership […]

InselAir Increasing Flights to Haiti, Jamaica, Suriname

Above: an InselAir plane By Dana Niland CJ Contributor In response to what it said was rising demand, Dutch Caribbean air carrier InselAir is increasing the frequency of its flights from Curacao to several locations around the Caribbean. Beginning June […]

Guerda Nicolas: Building a Cohesive Caribbean Through Psychology

By Guerda Nicolas CJ Contributor With its theme of “Caribbean Psychology: Unmasking the Past and Claiming Our Future”, the Caribbean Alliance of National Psychological Associations (CANPA) in partnership with Suriname Association of Psychologists and Special Educators (SVPO) hosted close to […]

Suriname: United Nations "Welcomes" Changes to Nationality Law

Above: Suriname By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Nations High Commissioner For Refugees is hailing a decision by Suriname’s National Assembly to enable mothers to pass on nationality to their children. The law, an amendment to the country’s 1975 […]

Suriname Delegation Visits Martinique

Above: Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy with the delegation from Suriname (Photo: Region Martinique) By the Caribbean Journal staff Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy hosted a visit from a delegation from Suriname on Tuesday. The visit was the […]


Caribbean Players in the 2014 World Cup

THERE AREN’T any teams from the traditional Caribbean in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil (although there are several from the wider Caribbean Basin), but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a strong Caribbean contingent. From powerhouses like the Netherlands and […]

Caribbean Cookbook: A Rum Baba Recipe From Suriname

Above: Jethro Wirht’s rum baba (Photos by Victuals Photography) THE LATEST Caribbean Cookbook comes from Jethro Wirht, who is representing Suriname at the upcoming Taste of the Caribbean culinary competition in Miami. Jethro has offered his recipe for Rum Baba to Caribbean […]

Tourism on the Rise in Suriname

Above: Suriname By the Caribbean Journal staff Suriname saw a solid improvement in tourism arrival numbers in 2013, according to data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The country welcomed 202,225 stopover visitors in the first 10 months of 2013, a […]


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