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Island Bites: Five (Not So) Hot Caribbean Sauces

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Some like it hot. Others, well, not so much. But even if you’re a hot-sauce hater you can still try a taste of the tropics. Just check out these five Caribbean condiments that deliver island …

Rum Journal: A Banana Cocktail From the Jamaica Inn

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor We love the venerable Jamaica Inn for its chilled-out and elegant-yet-unstuffy vibe. But we love bartender Teddy, who’s been serving ‘em up for a whopping 50 years, even more. So today we’re featuring an iconic …

Clarke: Jamaica Needs to Increase Food Production Capacity

 Above: a banana plant (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Food insecurity is not just a threat to the Caribbean — it’s an active problem. And Jamaican Agriculture Minister Roger Clarke says that the country’s current position is an …

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 Above: a banana plant (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s agriculture sector has faced a series of challenges in recent years, chiefly the Black Sigatoka banana disease — but it has managed to show improvement, according to …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Morocco is providing what St Lucia is describing as “much needed inputs” for the country’s farmers. Morocco has committed to supplying St Lucia with 200 tonnes of fertilizer each …

 Above: a banana plant (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia is finding help as it works to combat the increasing problem of the black sigatoka banana plant disease. Taiwan has announced a donation of just under $700,000 …

 Above: a banana plant By the Caribbean Journal staff Following similar efforts in St Lucia, the government of Dominica is stepping up its fight against the Black Sigatoka disease. The move comes after the presence of Black Sigatoka was confirmed …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of St Lucia is preparing to unveil a “robust plan” to fight the Black Sigatoka disease, which has been ravaging the country’s agriculture sector, particularly the banana industry. The plan includes cabinet-approved aid …