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Venezuela Earthquake Shakes Trinidad, Southern Caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit Venezuela on Tuesday, rocking northern Venezuela and causing strong tremors across much of the southern Caribbean. The quake, which struck at 5:31 PM local time, was felt most strongly in neighboring …

Southwest Airlines Traffic Rises Again

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines reported another jump in traffic in July, according to the latest numbers from the carrier. The company reported a total of 12.195 billion revenue passenger miles last month, which represented a 2.2 percent …

Hyatt Place Expands in Honduras

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another Hyatt Place has opened its doors in the Caribbean Basin. The new Hyatt Place San Pedro Sula is the second Hyatt Place in Honduras, and the second Hyatt-branded hotel in the country. The new …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is adding another new route to the Dutch Caribbean. The carrier has announced plans to launch a new weekly route between Chicago O’Hare and the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba, Caribbean Journal has …

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 They’re party beaches. They’re cool beaches. They’re sexy beaches.  Some beaches just have that certain extra level of hip, whether it’s the nightlife, the food, the lounging or the crowd. It all adds up to make a stretch of sand …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Turks and Caicos-based airline interCaribbean Airways is introducing new routes from Santo Domingo to Aruba and between Curacao and Kingston, Jamaica. These new services add to the airline’s nonstop flights to Tortola, St. Maarten and Providenciales, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Patrick Woods, who sent in this stunning shot of sunset at the Divi Aruba beach. That makes it two weeks in a row for Aruba! Have …

 What’s hot in the Caribbean dining scene? The region’s culinary footprint continues to grow, as more and more extraordinary eateries continue to pop up around the Caribbean. But some culinary outposts have that perfect blend of quality and buzz – …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Greg Lyon of Los Angeles, Calif., who sent in this superb shot of Arashi Beach in Aruba. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s about to get easier to get around the destinations of the Dutch Caribbean. TUI has partnered with regional Caribbean carrier Winair to add a host of extra flights between Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao. The …

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 All-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean have changed to such a degree that many of them now defy categorization. While the term “all-inclusive” used to have an overarching, unified definition, there is now a dramatically diverse range of offerings in the Caribbean …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Aruba’s Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort has named a new lead for its sales and marketing efforts. The property has tapped former team member Susan Logan for the role, in which she will oversee sales, marketing, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Thinking about a vacation home in the Dutch Caribbean? There’s a sleek new real estate project on the scene in Aruba: Andicuri. The project by Gold Coast Aruba is a community of one-bedroom condos that …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Aruba is gearing up to host the Caribbean’s largest vow renewal — again. For the second year in a row, the island is inviting couples from around the world to renew their “I Do’s” at sunset …

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 By Alexander Britell In the biggest flight expansion to the Caribbean in several years, American Airlines has announced plans to launch eight new nonstop routes to the Caribbean this year, along with a huge expansion in frequencies from Miami. Beginning …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to island hop in the Dutch Caribbean. Divi Divi Air, which has long operated regular flights connecting Curaçao and Bonaire, has officially launched new daily flights connecting Curaçao and Aruba. The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Popular New York City eatery Casa Nonna has made its Caribbean debut. The Manhattan Theater District institution, which means “Grandmother’s House” in Italian, has officially opened at the Ritz-Carlton, Aruba. The property has an upscale …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Brian Dzurenda, who sent in this lovely shot of the sand on Palm Beach in Aruba. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send …