Arts & Culture


Taking Anguilla's Cuisine to Miami

This week’s Taste of the Caribbean competition in Miami will test some of the best chefs in the Caribbean, including a team from growing culinary power Anguilla. That squad will be led by veteran chef Dean Samuel, who began his […]


Haiti's Belo Releases New Video

Above: Belo (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian singer Belo has released a new music video, “Banm Nouvel Ou.” The video, which was officially launched on Thursday, examines the the “lack of support of female musicians” and their […]


Jamaica's "Foodie" Revolution

By Alexander Britell Jamaican cuisine has always featured superb dishes, from jerk to jackfruit, but in recent years, the definition of Jamaican cuisine has begun to change. And Chef Kenrick Stewart is one of a wave of Jamaican chefs looking […]


Taste of the Caribbean: Bringing Curacao's Cuisine to Miami

Above: Carlos Anthonij By Alexander Britell For Carlos Anthonij, the love of food began at a young age. Anthonij, a native of Curacao, drew his passion from following his grandmother, who worked for years as a dishwasher in kitchens across […]

Making Red Stripe With Cassava

By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica says it is placing an increased emphasis on the cultivation of cassava. That’s already starting to take root thanks to a planned partnership with beer producer Red Stripe. The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries […]

Haiti's Art, in Cuba

Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba will be holding a Haitian Cultural Week in Havana beginning next week, Cuba’s government announced. The seven-day event will focus on a “large sample of artistic work and traditions” from Haiti. According […]


In Miami, a Taste of Haiti

Above: the Taste of Haiti event in North Miami (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell MIAMI — Haitian cuisine was on full display Saturday at the first annual Taste of Haiti at the Museum of Contemporary Art Plaza in […]

Haiti's National Museum Comes to Miami

Above: the Haitian Heritage Museum By Alexander Britell MIAMI — A new exhibition at the Design District-based Haitian Heritage Museum takes a look at the history of Haiti’s road to freedom. Chimen Libete, (“The Road to Freedom”), is a collaboration […]

A New Sculpture For Cuba's Ernest Hemingway Museum

Above: the Ernest Hemingway Museum in Cuba By the Caribbean Journal staff The Ernest Hemingway Museum in Cuba will soon have a new sculpture for its collection. The work, by Italian artist Renzo Orvieto, was donated by fellow Italian Franco […]


In Trinidad, the Archaeology of Cricket

Above: the Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PORT OF SPAIN — It is not so much a museum as an ongoing archaeological excavation. For decades, some of the world’s greatest cricketers have passed through the […]

A Bonaire Resort's Plan to Save the Caribbean's Coral Reefs

Above: the coral nursery at the Buddy Dive Resort in Bonaire (Photo: Buddy Dive Resort) By Alexander Britell KRALENDIJK — From overfishing and pollution to disease and climate change, the Caribbean’s coral reefs are in serious jeopardy. But a dive […]

From Haiti to Miami, a Journey in Art

Above: Wolfgang Senatus (CJ Photo) Wolfgang Senatus, who was born in Port-au-Prince and was brought to Miami at the age of 2, has taken his brush to walls across the Little Haiti neighbourhood and Miami’s Wynwood area, helping to spearhead […]


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