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The Newest Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Just Set an All-Time Record

 It has not yet even hit the water yet, but Royal Caribbean’s new Icon of the Seas cruise ship already has a place in history.  The new ship, which just revealed its first look earlier this week, reported the single-largest …

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St Kitts, the Caribbean’s Secret Hiking Destination 

 Maybe you know it for its endless tranquility, its charming inns, or the tapestry of its history.  But there’s another side to St Kitts, and it begins at the foothills of a dormant volcano.  This is Mount Liamguia, the 3,800-foot …

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St Kitts’ Ocean Terrace Inn Closes Permanently

 In the first major casualty of the Caribbean hotel industry due to the novel coronavirus, St Kitts’ Ocean Terrace Inn has announced its permanent closure, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  In a letter by Ocean Terrace Inn Chairman Earle A. …

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 One of the Caribbean’s fastest-growing cruise destinations has added a major new cruise pier. St Kitts has debuted its new $48 million cruise pier at Port Zante in Basseterre.  The new pier means Port Zante can now host up to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s top cruise ports is expanding. St Kitts’ Port Zante has reached 90 percent completion of a major second cruise pier, according to St Kitts Public Infrastructure Minister Ian Patches Liburd. “The …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Holland America is planning 160 cruises to the wider Caribbean region for the upcoming winter cruise season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Seattle-based cruise line will sail a range of itineraries from seven to 21 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of St Kitts is embarking on a new green energy project that could be a game-changer for the wider Caribbean region. The new project by the St Kitts Electric Company and Leclanche SA …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The brand new Basseterre Ferry Terminal has officially opened on the island of St Kitts. The terminal aims to enhance the comfort and safety of passengers traveling between St. Kitts and Nevis, and to other neighboring …

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 Is a transformation in the works for the capital of the Caribbean’s smallest country? St Kitts and Nevis is looking to “revitalize” its capital, Basseterre, the country’s government said this week. Work has already begun to resurface the roadways at …

 Above: the talks in Basseterre By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris met Tuesday with a delegation from the International Monetary Fund. According to a government statement, the purpose of the meeting was …

 Above: Basseterre (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff More than 35,000 cruise passengers visited St Kitts over the Christmas holiday, according to data from the Marine Division of the St Christopher Air and Sea Ports Authority. The cruise boost …

 St Kitts and its sister island, Nevis, form the smallest sovereign state in the Americas. That doesn’t mean that there aren’t a slew of fantastic restaurants dotting the islands. We already brought you some classic eateries in Nevis, so here’s …

 We like the beach, the culture, the food. But sometimes going to the Caribbean is really just an excuse to go shopping. And whether you’re stopping in port or on a long vacation, you’ll find everything you want to buy …

 Above: Port Zante (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts will be adding a second cruise pier at Port Zante in Basseterre. The government announced the move Wednesday following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the …

 Above: St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas and Governor John de Jongh By the Caribbean Journal staff US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh paid a brief visit to St Kitts and Nevis Tuesday. The governor held …

 Above: St Kitts By the Caribbean Journal staff Construction can provide a boost to the economy of St Kitts and Nevis, according to Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas. He said his government has been undertaking an in-depth evaluation of construction-related …

 Above: Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer By the Caribbean Journal staff Vedel K Browne has been arrested for the robbery of US Supreme Court Justice in Nevis on Feb. 9. The report, first made by the St Kitts and Nevis …

 Above: the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (Photo: CUOPM) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Eastern Caribbean’s Finance Ministers began talks in Basseterre today as part of the 72nd Meeting of the Eastern Caribbean Monetary Council. The talks are being held …

 

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