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The Beach List — the Caribbean’s 10 Best Beaches for 2013

 THEY’RE JUST SAND AND WATER. But they make the Caribbean go. The Caribbean has, in our humble opinion, the best beaches in the world, and choosing just 10 is, well, [insert grain of sand joke here]. This year’s inaugural Beach List …

A New Hotel in Anguilla?

 Above: the KU site By the Caribbean Journal staff Anguilla Chief Minister Hubert Hughes has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a new hotel in Shoal Bay, the government announced. The signing paves the way for a new hotel project …

The CJ Cool List – the Caribbean’s 10 Coolest Hotels for 2013

 The Caribbean is not short on terrific hotels. Every island — every destination — has a range of interesting, original, luxurious properties sure to satisfy any traveler to the region. But this year, we wanted to offer our take on 10 …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: the Viceroy Anguilla By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean/Mexico hotel development pipeline includes 122 hotels comprising 18,944 rooms, according to the November STR Construction Pipeline Report. Haiti reported the largest expected growth in the region, with a 95.7 …

 Above: the CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa in Anguilla By the Caribbean Journal staff The CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa in Anguilla has reopened for season following a $15 million renovation to the property. The three-month project made changes to …

 Above: Earl Freeman, a volunteer fireman on Nevis (right) participates in a search-and-rescue simulation exercise in Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff A group of three Nevisians recently concluded a five-day emergency response training programme in Montserrat. The three, which …

 Above: Flamenco Beach in Culebra By the Caribbean Journal staff There were reports of light shaking in Puerto Rico after a 4.0-magnitude earthquake off the island’s northeast coast, according to the United States Geological Survey. The epicentre of the quake …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A 5.1-magnitude earthquake shook Anguilla Wednesday night, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake was seven kilometres east-southeast of Stoney Ground in Anguilla at a depth of 88.4 kilometres. It was felt in …

 Above: St Lucia (Photo: SLTB) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s government says it is “committed” to raising the country’s standard of sport in the country, particularly in football. Accordingly, the St Lucia’s Ministry of Youth Development and Sport …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands has signed an agreement to form a new body aimed at fostering greater cooperation between the British and Dutch territories in the Caribbean. The Caribbean Overseas Countries and Territories Council includes …

 Above: the National Sports Centre in Bermuda (Photo: Cannon Design) By the Caribbean Journal staff The 41st CARIFTA games begin in Bermuda Saturday at the island’s National Sports Centre. Bermuda has hosted CARIFTA three times before, in 1975, 1980 and …

 Above: a Digicel stand in Haiti during Carnival By the Caribbean Journal staff Digicel Group has acquired Haitian mobile phone operator Voila from parent company Trilogy International Partners. Voila, formerly known as Communication Cellulaire d’Haiti, launched in Haiti in 1998. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The continued persistence of public tensions between the Governor and Chief Minister of Anguilla has caused “grave concern” to the CARICOM Heads of Government, according to a statement released following their meeting in Paramaribo. The …

 Above: Curacao (Photo: Curacao Tourism) By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM’s Council of Ministers has agreed to establish a working group to look at issues pertaining to the organization’s associate members, and two territories, Curacao and Sint Maarten, have expressed …

 Above: Charlestown, Nevis (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The St Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla National Bank is reporting a growth in total assets from $840.7 million to $918.5 million as of the end of June. Net income before and after tax …

 Above: the iPhone 4S (Photo courtesy of Apple) By the Caribbean Journal staff Apple’s iPhone 4S will be released across the Caribbean on Friday, Jan. 13, the company announced today. The company will begin a rollout in Anguilla, Antigua, the …

 Above: Le Village de Port-Jacmel, a four-star hotel by Michael Capponi in Jacmel, Haiti By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean/Mexico hotel development pipeline comprises 131 hotels totaling 17,923 rooms, according to the November Construction Pipeline Report from STR. Haiti …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There was an earthquake early this morning with an epicentre in the Saint Martin region of the Leeward Islands felt across the area, including Anguilla, Puerto Rico, Guadeloupe and Sint Maarten. The quake, which registered …