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The 7 Best Boutique Hotels in Nassau, Bahamas

 We can’t say it enough: The Bahamas is open for business, from Cat Island to Eleuthera, Harbour Island to Exuma, Bimini to Long Island. But Nassau remains the country’s travel hub, its most complete — and popular — destination. And while …

Rum Journal: A Terrific New Caribbean Rum: One Drop

 When it made its debut four years ago, Harbour Island’s Afrohead rum sent a shockwave through the industry. Its superb design — and its drinkability — were a refreshing addition to the Caribbean’s rum offering. It was bold, it was cool …

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6 Ways to Experience Negril

 By Bob CurleyCJ Contributor Negril may not be Jamaica’s hippy hangout like it was back in the 1970s, but it still retains a mellow vibe that’s a nice departure from the more in-your-face tourism towns of Montego Bay and Ocho …

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Ben & Jerry's One Love

 Ben & Jerry’s newest flavor is all about the Caribbean. The company has announced the launch of the new “Bob Marley’s One Love” flavor, named for Bob Marley’s legendary song. The flavor is the result of a partnership with the …

 This June, The Marley Family, Island Records and UMe will celebrate the 40th anniversary of Bob Marley & the Wailers’ classic Exodus album. The band’s ninth studio album was released on June 3, 1977, featuring a new backing band, and …

 Celebrating Marley with a special cocktail I’m in Jamaica, on the beach with Bob Marley. Alas, it’s not the dearly departed king of reggae himself. Instead, this Bob Marley is a red, green and gold-colored frozen concoction that Winston, the …

 The Marley family has been continuing to expand the power of its name for years, both in the musical realm and beyond. And it’s now clear that the newest branches of Bob Marley’s family tree are equally strong. Marley’s 19-year-old …

 Another new hotel for brand By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton Worldwide has debuted its second Curio hotel in Jamaica. The Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort and Spa has joined Curio — A Collection by Hilton. The property, located in Ocho …

 Above: reggae star Ziggy Marley By the Caribbean Journal staff Another year, another Grammy win for Ziggy Marley. Just two days after his father would have turned 70, Jamaica’s Marley did his family proud with his second straight Grammy Award …

 Above: Bob Marley’s Land Rover By the Caribbean Journal staff In time for the 70th anniversary of the birth of Bob Marley, the Land Rover Defender the music superstar once owned has now been restored. The matte-blue 1977 Series III …

 Above: Bob Marley By the Caribbean Journal staff Seeking to capitalize on the growing legalization of marijuana and medicinal marijuana around the world, the Marley family has launched its own marijuana brand. It’s called Marley Natural, and will reportedly initially …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor “Lively up yourself” with this multicolor Marley-inspired signature shot from Sandals and Beaches resorts. It’s super-easy to make and the flaming finale is guaranteed to get the party started! Ingredients ½ ounce grenadine ½ ounce …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Land Rover Defender once owned by Jamaican reggae legend Bob Marley is getting a new lease on life, thanks to Sandals Resorts International. The 1877 Series III Land Rover Defender has been handed over …

 Above: Jamaica PM Portia Simpson Miller (left) at the handing over ceremony (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The community of Trench Town in Jamaica’s St Andrew parish is home to a new 150-student school. The basic school facility, …

 By Guerda NicolasCJ Contributor I recently made a trip to Cape Town, South Africa to give a talk, and so many incidents there reminded me of Haiti and other countries in the Caribbean region. Many folks are aware of the …

 By Marcia Forbes, PhDCJ Contributor Redemption Song On Thursday, April 19, the highly-anticipated Marley Movie (it is really a documentary) premiered in Jamaica. It was appropriately hosted at the Emancipation Park, a beautiful space that only 10 years ago was …

 By Alexander Britell IN 1997, ELAN ATIAS began a musical journey as the frontman for legendary reggae group The Wailers. Since then, his career has brought him across the globe and the industry – spreading his talent across genres and …

 Above: Reggae artist Stephen Marley By the Caribbean Journal staff Stephen Marley took home the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album on Sunday for his album, “Revelation Pt. 1: The Root of Life.” The artist, who is the son of …