Dominican Republic Names New Ambassador to Brazil

Above: the National Palace in Santo Domingo (Photo: DICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina has officially appointed Alejandro Zarzuela Arias as the country’s new Ambassador to Brazil. The Caribbean country’s new envoy had been serving […]


Caribbean Photo of the Day: The Caribbean Version of Sugarloaf

Above: Pain de Sucre in Terre de Haut (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the world’s most iconic places: Sugarloaf Mountain in Brazil. But did you know it has a counterpart in the Caribbean? It’s called […]


Copa Expands Service to Brazil

Above: a Copa plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama’s Copa Airlines is expanding service to Brazil. The carrier announced that it would be offering a daily nonstop flight between Panama City and the Brazilian city of Campinas. The new […]


Expedia: Curacao Sees Increase in Demand From Brazil, Germany

Above: Curacao (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao is finding success from new markets, according to a new report from Expedia. While the US remains the largest source market for the country, followed […]

Trade Jumps Between Caribbean, Brazil

Above: São Paulo By the Caribbean Journal staff Trade between Brazil and the Caribbean Community has significantly increased in recent years, according to Brazil’s new Ambassador to CARICOM, Lineu Pupo De Paula. Total trade between CARICOM and Brazil was $530,602 in […]

Jamaica, Brazil Sign Agreement on Water Resources Management

Above: the signing ceremony in Kingston (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica and Brazil have signed an agreement to strengthen the former’s water resources management. The $98,000 contract was signed last week by Jamaica’s Water, Land, Environment and […]


Rum Journal: Novo Fogo Barrel-Aged Cachaca From Brazil

FAR SOUTH of the Caribbean, past Martinique, past Barbados, miles away from the cane fields of the West Indies, there is another kind of cane spirit. It’s called cachaca, a sugar cane distillate that, like the French Caribbean’s rhum agricole, […]

Brazilian Officials Visit Antigua

Above: Brazilian military officials in Antigua (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff A delegation of military officials from Brazil visited Antigua and Barbuda this week. The seven-member delegation came after a series of pledges by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff […]

Antigua Prime Minister, Chile President Hold Talks in Brazil

Above: the talks in Brazil (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne met Thursday with Chile President Michelle Bachelet in Brazil on Thursday morning. Browne was in Brazil following his visit to attend […]


Brazil and Dominica Sign Pair of Cooperation Agreements

Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The governments of Dominica and Brazil have signed a pair of cooperation agreements. The deals include an agreement first proposed at the Brazil-CARICOM summit in 2010 and a $100,000 pact between […]

New Brazilian Ambassador to Guyana

Above: New Brazilian Ambassador to Guyana Lineu Pupo de Paula and Guyana President Donald Ramotar By the Caribbean Journal staff Brazil has named its new Ambassador to Guyana, Lineu Pupo de Paula. The new Brazilian envoy recently presented his letters […]

Caribbean Players in the 2014 World Cup

THERE AREN’T any teams from the traditional Caribbean in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil (although there are several from the wider Caribbean Basin), but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a strong Caribbean contingent. From powerhouses like the Netherlands and […]


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