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CARIFTA Set to Begin in Bermuda

 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 …

Digicel Acquires Haitian Firm Voila

 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. …

“Grave Concern” on Anguilla: CARICOM

 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 …

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 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 …

 Above: the Viceroy Anguilla By Alexander Britell While Anguilla saw a wave of luxury resort development during the economic boom in the middle of the decade, like the rest of the Caribbean it was hurt by the economic downturn. Some …

 The still-unfinished 280-acre Temenos resort on Anguilla was purchased by an American home-goods executive for $15 million. Leandro Rizzuto, who owns the nearby CuisinArt Resort & Spa on the island, paid around 10 percent of the balance owed to the …

 Sheriva in Anguilla By Alexander Britell Luxury destination club Inspirato was founded in part by brothers Brent and Brad Handler, who also started Exclusive Resorts, the ultra high-end vacation club. The company is now in nine cities in the Americas …

 ECLAC headquarters in Santiago, Chile By the Caribbean Journal staff A report released yesterday showed Latin America with a larger increase in foreign direct investment than any other region last year, but the Caribbean did not fare as well, according …