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Guyana President Donald Ramotar, Digicel Chairman Denis O’Brien Hold Talks

 Above: Guyana President Donald Ramotar and Digicel Chairman Denis O’Brien By the Caribbean Journal staff Digicel Chairman Denis O’Brien called on Guyana President Donald Ramotar in Georgetown this week, the government sad in a statement. O’Brien was joined by the …

Ranking the Caribbean on Cell Phone Use

 Above: Grand Cayman (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Where do people use cell phones the most in the Caribbean? To find out, we looked at the most recent edition of the World Bank’s World Development Indicators report, which …

Caribbean Cookbook: From Anguilla, Conch Fritters With Yellow Curry Sauce

 Caribbean Cookbook will be featuring recipes from some of the Caribbean’s best chefs in the next month as they prepare to compete in the upcoming Taste of the Caribbean competition in Miami. The first recipe comes from Teron Thompson, a …

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 With healing waters, inspiring nature and dreamy vistas, you might say that the Caribbean itself is one big spa. But when you’re looking for a that extra level of relaxation and therapy, the region has you covered, with some of …

 Above: a map of the quake (graphic: United States Geological Survey) By the Caribbean Journal staff A 5.0-magnitude earthquake caused shaking across the northeastern Caribbean on Saturday afternoon, according to the United States Geological Survey. The earthquake’s epicentre was about …

 Above: Island Harbour in Anguilla By the Caribbean Journal staff Anguilla is readying for its Festival Del Mar this weekend, an annual fete celebrating all things from the sea. The event, which begins on Saturday and concludes Sunday evening, is …

 Above: a room at the Malliouhana in Anguilla, which is currently being renovated (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff There are 162 hotels and 26,647 rooms in the Caribbean/Mexico hotel development pipeline, according to a new report from STR. …

 Some countries are culinary destinations; some islands are culinary destinations; and some hotels are culinary destinations. The Caribbean is full of such hotel properties — the ones that view cuisine as integral to hospitality (and sometimes even more than that). These …

 What makes a boutique hotel … boutique? Is boutique just another word for a small hotel? Is a boutique hotel a small hotel with an upscale image, a unique design or a special theme? There are so many special small hotels …

 Above: the lobster tortilla at Jacala (all photos by CJ) One of the marks of a truly great restaurant is the ability to take cuisine from anywhere in the world and make it its own. That’s precisely what happened at …

 Above: construction at Zemi Beach Anguilla By the Caribbean Journal staff The Zemi Beach luxury condominium-hotel development in Anguilla is making progress toward its planned 2015 grand opening. The project, which consists of a series of a group of hotel …

 Above: Anguilla (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Anguilla reported a 6.8 percent increases in tourism arrivals in 2013, according to data from the Anguilla Tourist Board. The island welcomed a total of 69,068 tourist stopover arrivals, up from …

 OUR NEW feature, Caribbean Sound, takes you across the world of Caribbean music, from established musicians to young, up-and-coming voices. We start off with a conversation with a new artist from Anguilla, Amalia Watty, one of the island’s hottest new …

 Above: the new Oasis Villa at the CuisinArt Golf Resort and Spa in Anguilla By the Caribbean Journal staff Anguilla’s CuisinArt Golf Resort and Spa has added a new two-bedroom villa to the property, which is located on the island’s …

 ALL RUM PUNCH is good. If you’re on the beach in the Caribbean, sipping on a red-hued rum cocktail, chances are it will be excellent. Every once in a while, though, you come upon a rum punch that reaches another …

 There are those certain moments in the Caribbean when time stops. Maybe it’s the sound of the wind, maybe it’s the shimmer of the waves, maybe it’s the way the differing blue hues of sky and sea seem to quarrel. …

 You might call it the New List, or the Next List. It seems like there’s a new hotel property opening up in the Caribbean every day, and these are the hotel properties we’re excited about for 2014. These properties, which …

 Above: Cap Juluca By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cap Juluca resort in Anguilla has named John Hector as its national sales manager. Hector will serve as the resort’s primary liaison to travel agents and wholesale providers. “We are thrilled …