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St Kitts Nears Completion of Second Cruise Pier

 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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Holland America’s Newest Caribbean Cruises

 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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St Kitts Is Launching a Major New Solar Energy Project

 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 …

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 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 …

 Above: Barbados PM Freundel Stuart By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart addressed the CARICOM Meeting of Heads of Government at its opening ceremony last night in Basseterre, St Kitts, telling assembled leaders that Barbados was committed …