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Hyatt Expands in Nicaragua

 Hyatt is continuing its expansion in the wider Caribbean Basin with one of its fastest-growing brands: Hyatt Place. The company has opened a Hyatt Place in Managua, Nicaragua, the first Hyatt-branded hotel in the capital. The hotel is owned by …

Southwest Launching New Daily Los Angeles-Costa Rica Flights

 Southwest Airlines is expanding in the Caribbean Basin, the company announced this week. The carrier said it would begin offering daily flights between Los Angeles and Liberia, Costa Rica in April 2016. “This new link for our Customers in the …

Copa, Lufthansa Sign Codeshare Agreement

 Germany has a new gateway to the Caribbean Basin. Copa Airlines and Lufthansa have signed a codeshare agreement for Copa flights to regional destinations, the two companies announced. Copa flights in the current winter schedule from Miami to Panama are …

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 Above: Mexico City By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is expanding in Mexico. The carrier announced it would be launching service to Mexico City from both Fort Lauderdale and Orlando airports. Mexico City will become the carrier’s second destination in …

 Above: a Copa plane By the Caribbean Journal staff There will soon be a new source market for one of the Caribbean Basin’s largest hubs, Panama. Copa Airlines announced Thursday that it would be launching nonstop service four times a week …

 Above: the Living Room at the W Bogota By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new W in Colombia. Starwood Hotels and Resorts debuted its new W Bogota hotel in Colombia’s capital city on Monday. The hotel is the latest …

 Above: the Estadio Mineirao in Brazil By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Basin is going on to the next round of the World Cup. Costa Rica won the World Cup’s Group D following a tie with England and a …

 Above: Costa Rica’s footballers in action By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Basin is taking this World Cup by storm. Following Colombia’s thrilling victory over Cote d’Ivoire on Thursday, Costa Rica continued its surprising run, beating heavily-favoured Italy 1-0 …

 Above: Luis Guillermo Solis (Photo: Roberto Carlos Sanchez) By the Caribbean Journal staff Opposition candidate Luis Guillermo Solis Rivera has won Costa Rica’s presidential elections. Solis, a former Professor who leads the Citizens’ Action Party in Costa Rica, will succeed …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff How many people live in the Caribbean? It’s a question we’re often asked. And the answer is, well, complicated. That’s because it depends on what geographical area you define as the Caribbean. We culled data …