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Caribbean Urges Changes to “Discriminatory” British APD Tax

 Above: a British Airways Flight By Alexander Britell The British Air Passenger Duty continues to rise, and it continues to hurt tourism to the Caribbean, according to the Caribbean Tourism Organization. In a statement issued ahead of UK Chancellor George …

New British High Commissioner to Barbados and Eastern Caribbean

 Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Victoria Glynis Dean has been appointed the new British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean. Dean will be non-resident High Commissioner to Antigua, Grenada, Dominica, St Vincent and the …

Caribbean Photo Tour: St Kitts’ Brimstone Hill Fortress

 IT TOWERS above the tiny twin-island federation of St Kitts and Nevis — and the majestic Brimstone Hill Fortress is one of the historical treasures of the Caribbean. St Kitts and Nevis, the smallest sovereign state in the Americas, is …

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 Above: London By Alexander Britell It’s a humid July day in London and Jamaica’s Usain Bolt, joined by top Caribbean sprinters, heads to the track ahead of the start of the London 2012 Anniversary Games. Bolt is wearing a bright …

 Above: a British Airways flight By Alexander Britell PORT OF SPAIN — The United Kingdom’s Air Passenger Duty, a tax levied on flights originating in the country, “creates an obstacle to job creation and economic growth” in many destinations, including …

 Above: Nevis (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Bookings to St Kitts and Nevis by United States and United Kingdom visitors have increased by double digits over the past year, according to Tourism Minister Richard Skerritt. To date for …