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Caribbean Home: Your Own Stretch of Beach on Little Cayman

 A listing on Little Cayman By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the under-the-radar jewels of the Cayman Islands: Little Cayman. And due to its relative remoteness, that means there are still some stretches of Caribbean sand to build …

Tulum’s Real Estate Market is Surging

 The bohemian beach town is growing quickly By the Caribbean Journal staff Tulum, the tucked-away bohemian enclave of Mexico’s Caribbean-coast Riviera Maya, is seeing its property market surge. The beach town is experiencing a major lift in values of both …

St Kitts and Nevis Launches Pair of New Environmental Projects

 A new green push By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St Kitts and Nevis is launching two major new environmental projects. The country’s Department of Environment has unveiled projects directed at conserving biodiversity and adapting to climate change in the twin-island federation. …

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 Major project for Puerto Rico’s famous rainforest By the Caribbean Journal staff The approach to Puerto Rico’s El Yunque rainforest is about to change. Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has announced the launch of a new project to improve …

 It’s a dream for many — picking up and moving to the Caribbean. And every year, many people do just that. Of course, moving to any island has its own benefits and challenges — and we’re here to help. Our new …

 Airbnb’s Cuba boost  By the Cuba Journal staff The average state salary in Cuba is somewhere around $20 a month, although many on the island live on far less than that, according to figures from Cuba’s national statistical office. And …

 By Dave EwertCJ Contributor The Kirtland’s warbler, one of North America’s rarest songbirds, is very picky about where it calls home. It migrates a long distance to winter in The Bahamas every year after breeding each summer in young jack …

 Dominica enhancing earthquake monitoring By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Dominica is launching a $40 million upgrade to its seismic network. The project intends to reduce the island’s vulnerability to natural hazards – in this case, specifically, earthquakes– and the effects of …

 Own a piece of the birthplace of Bond By the Caribbean Journal staff James Bond was born in the Caribbean, in the mind of creator Ian Fleming, who owned a villa called Goldeneye in Jamaica. Today, of course, the villa …

 Living under the Pitons By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort has launched a new real estate opportunity called the Glenconner Residences. The project is comprised of six four-to-six-bedroom homes designed by architect Lane Pettigrew. …

 The private-island retreat is adding more units By the Caribbean Journal staff The Parrot Cay by Como resort and development in the Turks and Caicos Islands is adding to its real estate offering. The property has announced construction of four …

 Our latest Private Island report heads to the Abacos chain of the Bahamas, home to a 220-acre island called Cave Cay. This North Abaco private island has white sand beaches, lagoons and two natural harbours. It’s listed with HG Christie …

 The island goes green By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is going green in a big way, according to Energy Minister Phillip Paulwell. Indeed, there are a number of green energy projects either underway or set to launch on the …

 Above: Medellin By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Colombia has embarked on a significant new green building initiative. The plan to promote efficiency in water and energy use in new buildings is now receiving praise abroad, from both the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Turks and Caicos Islands has joined several other territories in adopting a Sustainable Energy Roadmap at the recent inaugural Summit of the Overseas Countries and Territories (OCT). The OCT Roadmap addresses key strategies and actions …

 Above: United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in Barbados (UN Photo/Evan Schneider) By Dana NilandCJ Contributor United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who is visiting Barbados for the 2015 Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Summit, has commended Caribbean states for their initiatives towards …

 Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St Lucia is is continuing to work to strengthen its renewable energy and conservation efforts across the island through a variety of sustainability projects. One of the initiatives is the Disaster …

 Above: Sugarbird in Nevis By the Caribbean Journal staff A new luxury villa has hit the market in Nevis. The “Sugarbird” villa, located in the Four Seasons Resort Estates Nevis, is listed for $4.85 million. The three-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom property, which …