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Barbados Is Getting New Flights from Scotland

Barbados is set for another airlift boost, with the planned launch of new flights from Edinburgh.  Virgin Atlantic has announced plans to kick off the only service from Scotland to the Caribbean, with Edinburgh-Barbados flights launching in December 2021.  It […]

Op-Ed: A Letter to Baroness Scotland

By Joan Grant Cummings Op-Ed Contributor Dear Baroness Scotland, We are a network of Caribbean feminist and women’s rights activists, policy-makers and scholars, and we are delighted with your recent election as Commonwealth Secretary-General and offer our warm congratulations to […]

Cayman Governor Swears in New Cabinet

Above: Front Row: Premier, Juliana O’Connor-Connolly; Governor Duncan Taylor; Rolston Anglin; Back Row: Attorney General Hon. Samuel Bulgin, Cline Astor Glidden, Jr, Mark Scotland and Hon. Dwayne Stanley Seymour.              By the Caribbean Journal staff Following the appointment of the territory’s […]

A Young Caymanian’s Football Odyssey

Above: Sebastian Martinez By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman native Sebastian Martinez, all of 13 years old, has signed an 18-month contract with the Swindon Town Football Club in England. Martinez is currently playing for the club’s U13 development team, […]

New Director at Cayman National Museum

By the Caribbean Journal staff Archaeologist Dr Margaret Leshikar-Denton has been named the new director of the Cayman Islands National Museum. Leshikar-Denton had previously worked at the museum as an archaeologist for 16 years doing research and producing displays. “I […]

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“A Tale of Two Cays” in The Bahamas 

It’s a rather unique opportunity in The Bahamas, easily the region’s premier market for private-island real estate.  A new listing with HG Christie in The Bahamas is a “double offering”: one, a private-island in the lagoon of Scotland Cay, Abaco. […]

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In The Bahamas’ South Abaco, Finding Golf and Rebirth

The landscape on the Great Abaco Highway is raw and simple, one long road straddled by nature.  And as you make the straight-line drive from Marsh Harbour to South Abaco, the trees and the brush begin to get taller, greener.  […]

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11 New Caribbean Hotels We’re Excited About in 2019

If you thought last year’s slate of new hotels in the Caribbean was impressive, you’re in for quite the treat in 2019.  The region is welcoming a remarkably diverse collection of hotels and resorts this year, from luxury small-island boutiques […]

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Abaco Is Seeing “Significant Growth”

By the Caribbean Journal staff With 700 islands and cays in The Bahamas, it’s hard to choose a single destination. But more and more travelers are increasingly looking to choose the mini-archipelago of Abaco, according to a new update from […]

VIDEO: Why You Need to Visit Treasure Cay in The Bahamas

By Guy Britton and Alexander Britell It isn’t a resort. It isn’t a beach. It isn’t a residential community. Treasure Cay is an idea. It is an idea of the ultimate, authentic Caribbean vacation, a throwback to the Caribbean that’s […]

New Boutique Hotel Coming to Bequia: The Liming

Global boutique hotel management company ICMI is planning its Caribbean debut. ICMI, or Inverlochy Castle Management International, is launching The Liming, a boutique hotel on the island of Bequia in the Grenadines. The property, which is slated to open Nov. […]

Why Puerto Rico Tourism Is Getting Hot

After a tumultuous 2016, Puerto Rico tourism is on the upswing, having emerged from last year’s struggles stronger than ever, from a thriving eco-tourism product to continued new airlift growth. To learn more about why the island is getting hot, […]

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Brexit and the Caribbean

Examining the Brexit’s impact on the Caribbean By Marcia Forbes, PhD CJ Contributor Is Britain Working to Unbalance Europe? It is all moving so fast in the United Kingdom one can barely keep up. Many adjusted their schedules so as […]

In Jamaica, a Look at Modern Media

Exploring the media landscape Dr. Marcia Forbes CJ Contributor National Journalism Week The Press Association of Jamaica recently hosted a week of activities in celebration of Journalism Week. They invited me to make a presentation on ‘Modern Media: Competition and […]

Dominican Republic President, Edrington CEO Hold Talks

Above: Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina and Edrington CEO Ian Curle By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina met this week with Ian Curle, Chief Executive Officer of Scotland’s The Edrington Group. Edrington owns approximately 60 percent […]

Thomas Cook Begins New Service From Manchester to Antigua

Above: a Thomas Cook plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Thomas Cook Airlines has officially inaugurated its new non-stop weekly service from Manchester to Antigua. The service, which began last week, will fly from Manchester International Airport to VC Bird […]


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