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Annie Potts Wrote a Caribbean Children’s Book

With Black Friday behind us, the 2016 holiday shopping season has officially started, which means we’re actively looking for Caribbean-inspired gifts for our stockings. One that caught our eye: This charming children’s book, “Kemarley of Anguilla.” Written by actress and […]

UNICEF Warns of Dominican Republic Citizenship Ruling’s Impact on Children

Above: the National Palace in the Dominican Republic By the Caribbean Journal staff A recent ruling by the Dominican Republic’s Constitutional Court that could deprive hundreds of thousands of Dominican-born Haitians of their citizenship could have a “devastating impact” on […]

China to Fund $150 Million Children’s Hospital Project in Trinidad

Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff China will be funding the $150 million construction of the Couva Children’s Hospital in Trinidad. The project, which will be located on a 60-acre site, is being funded as […]

UNICEF Launches $11.5 Million Appeal for Children in Haiti

Above: a girl walks through flooded streets in Cap-Haitien during Hurricane Sandy in Haiti (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Nations Children’s Fund is launching an appeal for $11.5 million in Haiti as part of a […]

Survey: Haiti’s Children Show “Substantial Progress” in Education, Health

Above: children receiving health care in Haiti (UN Photo/Logan Abassi)   By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s children have seen significant progress in the areas of education, nutrition, health and sanitation since 2006, according to a United Nations survey. The […]

Haiti Receives $50 Million IDB Grant for Children’s Education

Above: the Academy for Peace and Justice, a free secondary school in Haiti By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti will soon receive a $50 million grant from the Inter-American Development Bank to be used for children’s education, the Bank announced. […]

Haitian Schoolchildren Find an Unlikely Teacher: A Cruise Line

École Nouvelle Royal Caribbean Tourists have generally found their way to Haiti by way of the several cruise lines that dock on the country’s coastlines. Now, however, cruise lines are making their way onto land, and doing their part to […]

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The Bahamas Just Named NBA Star Buddy Hield a Sports Ambassador

NBA star and Grand Bahamian Chavano “Buddy” Hield has been appointed an Ambassador-at-Large for Sports and Cultural Advancement for The Bahamas. Hield was presented credentials during a ceremony this week by Prime Minister Philip Davis at the Office of the […]

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Club Med’s Cancun All-Inclusive Is Getting a Makeover

Club Med’s top resort in the Mexican Caribbean is set for a large-scale renovation project, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The all-inclusive hotspot is making upgrades to its Family Oasis wing and adding a new sports and wellness center to the […]

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The Bahamas’ Baha Mar Has a New “Game Zone”

After debuting its spectacular new water park, Baha Bay, The Bahamas’ Baha Mar has added another strong amenity for families: a brand-new arcade called The Game Zone.  The new offering, located next to the resort’s Asian-Fusion eatery, Cinko, has more […]

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A New Four Seasons Project in the Caribbean 

A new Four Seasons-branded project is coming soon to the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  This story is part of Caribbean Journal Invest, the authority on Caribbean hotel, real estate and tourism business news. Join to access this and […]

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The Caribbean’s Greatest Christmas Festival Begins in St Croix, USVI

It begins with a favorite phrase: “I’m Going to the Village Tonight.”  Every year, the island of St Croix hosts the undefeated champion of Christmas festivals in the Caribbean: Crucian Christmas, the island of St Croix’s treasured year-end event.  It’s […]

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How Caribbean Hotels Should Be Good Neighbors

Hotels have a unique opportunity and responsibility to be contributors in even a greater capacity in their local communities.  To be a good neighbor, hotels should embrace opportunities to positively impact and engage with their local community. This can range […]

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The 15 Best Spa Resorts in the Caribbean

Resort spas have become almost as common as fitness centers on amenity lists, but while it’s simple enough to carve out some space for a few treatment rooms, there are some spas that offer a true “experience” to go along […]

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Riu Is Opening a New All-Inclusive Near Montego Bay 

Riu Hotels and Resorts is opening a brand-new all-inclusive resort near Montego Bay, Jamaica next year, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  The new Riu Palace Aquarelle will be set on White Bay Beach in Falmouth, part of an area that has […]

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This Turks and Caicos Hotel Just Reopened After an Upgrade 

Turks and Caicos’ The Somerset on Grace Bay hotel has officially reopened for the season, following property-wide upgrade project.  The 53-villa resort just completed a “refresh” including upgrades or total refurbishments to many of the rooms, including new state-of-the-art kitchen […]

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Why The Cove at Atlantis Is The Perfect Luxury Family Resort 

After just a few months, Paranza has vaulted itself into the pantheon of top Caribbean restaurants.  Michelin-starred Chef Michael White’s eatery at The Cove luxury resort at Atlantis Paradise Island is a brilliant, vibrant ode to Italian regional cooking, with […]

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The Club Med Punta Cana Has New Rooms and a New Look 

Club Med has unveiled a new look at its flagship Caribbean resort: the Club Med Punta Cana.  The popular Dominican Republic all-inclusive has completed renovations and extensions at the property, including a transformation of its signature eatery, Hispaniola, with a […]

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The 10 Best Family Resorts in Punta Cana

Keeping children of every age entertained may be one of the biggest challenges to crafting a great family vacation, but these 10 resorts in Punta Cana give parents an edge by offering a wide variety of kid-friendly amenities and activities, […]

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A Former Pirate Castle Will Become Barbados’ Newest All-Inclusive 

Built two centuries ago, it began its life as a pirate’s castle.  Now, it’s set to become one of the most sought-after all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean.  The legendary Sam Lord’s Castle is slated to open its doors later this […]

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The Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Negril, Jamaica

Negril is home to an eclectic array of resorts, some dating back to the Jamaican west coast town’s past as a bohemian destination while others representing some of the most stylish resorts on the island. Figuring prominently in the mix […]

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The Best Way to Discover Saint Lucia This Summer 

The Pitons, Rodney Bay, the rainforest, the beaches. Saint Lucia is one of the most vibrant places to visit in the Caribbean, especially in summer.  Now the island’s top hotel group is making it even easier to visit Saint Lucia […]

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Antigua, Turks and Caicos Top Hottest Luxury Destinations 

While emerging Caribbean islands are great for growth, several travel experts are reporting that three particular islands are especially hot for luxury travelers not looking to go off-the-beaten path. Antigua  “Antigua is wonderful, so easy to get around the island […]

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This Dominican Republic All-Inclusive Is Going Family-Friendly 

The formerly adults-only Viva Wyndham V Heavens in the Dominican Republic is going family-friendly, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The all-inclusive resort in Puerto Plata on the country’s north coast is being “reimagined” as a resort for all ages.  “After seven […]

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The Best Family All-Inclusive Resorts in Montego Bay, Jamaica

Montego Bay is Jamaica’s capital of all-inclusive resorts, catering to every kind of traveler and most budgets. Some resorts are reserved for adults only, but whether your budget runs closer to beer or champagne, Montego Bay also offers an excellent […]

When Nassau, Bahamas Was the Center of the Music World

Back in Black, AC/DC’s 1980 comeback record, was a spectacular success for the Australian hard rock band, selling more than 50 million copies worldwide to become one of the top-selling albums of all time. But for all of its commercial […]

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7 Hotels in Punta Cana With a Boutique Feel

Punta Cana may be one of the most popular resort destinations in the Caribbean, but it’s not all about giant resorts lining the shore of the east coast of the Dominican Republic: those same peerless beaches also are inhabited by […]

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Marriott Just Opened a St Regis Resort in the Riviera Maya 

Marriott has opened its newest St Regis resort in the Caribbean region: the striking new St Regis Kanai Resort, Riviera Maya.  The luxury resort has 124 rooms and 19 suites in a setting in the new Kanai development on the […]

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