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Transat Introduces New Travel Package to Haiti Featuring Cap-Haitien

 Above: Haiti’s National History Park in Milot By the Caribbean Journal staff Montreal-based Transat has introduced a second travel package to Haiti that includes a stay in Cap-Haitien, the company announced. The new package, called “Discover Cap Haitien,” includes two …

Martinique Continues Push For Associate Membership in CARICOM

 Above: current CARICOM Chairman and St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves and Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy (Photo: OPRM) By the Caribbean Journal staff Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy’s historic visit to the CARICOM …

Grenada PM Urges CARICOM on ICT

 Above: the Buccament Bay resort in St Vincent By the Caribbean Journal staff Continuing his push for information and communication technology development in the region, Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell urged CARICOM heads of government to enhance the region’s …

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 Above: Suriname By the Caribbean Journal staff Suriname saw a solid improvement in tourism arrival numbers in 2013, according to data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The country welcomed 202,225 stopover visitors in the first 10 months of 2013, a …

 Above: a rendering of the lobby at the new Sheraton Santo Domingo By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s newest Sheraton hotel is set to open its doors this month. The new Sheraton Santo Domingo Hotel, located on the waterfront …

 Above: After Heade: Moonlit Landscape, 2013, Edouard Duval-Carrié’s By the Caribbean Journal staff An upcoming solo exhibition at the new Perez Art Museum in Miami will feature the work of acclaimed Haitian artist Edouard Duval-Carrié’s. The exhibition, “Imagined Landscapes,” which …

 Above: United States Vice President Joe Biden By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Dr Jill Biden visited the island of St Croix in the United States Virgin Islands this weekend. Biden has …

 Above: United Nations headquarters in New York (Photo: UN) By Alexander Britell All of the defendants in the Haiti cholera lawsuit are “immune from legal process and suit,” US Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara wrote …

 PUERTO RICO — This island has some of the most diverse offerings of street food in the Caribbean — particularly of the fried variety. And on an early morning visit to the beaches on the outskirts of San Juan, one particular …

 Above: Serge Letchimy, president of Martinique’s Regional Council (Photo: RM) By the Caribbean Journal staff Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy will be on hand for this week’s 25th Intersessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the …

 Above: Federal District Court in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Senate has confirmed Pedro Delgado-Hernandez as the new federal judge for the District of Puerto Rico. Delgado-Hernandez, who was confirmed by a 98-0 …

 Above: Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada Prime Minister visited Barbados and Montreal, Canada this weekend, ahead of his visit to the CARICOM conference in St Vincent this week. Mitchell visited Barbados on Friday …

 Above: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in the Jamaican flag after her victory on Sunday By the Caribbean Journal staff Indoors or outdoors, it doesn’t seem to matter to Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce. The two-time Olympic Gold Medalist took home the gold in the …

 Above: Jamaica Prime Minister Portia Simpson MIller By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller is attending this week’s CARICOM Heads of Government conference in St Vincent and the Grenadines, her office announced. Simpson Miller, who is …

 Above: Trinidad’s Caroni Swamp  (All photos by Bryan Naidu) By Joshua MartinezCJ Contributor TRINIDAD – Finding them isn’t easy. You have to wait for them here, in the heart of the wetlands, surrounded by mangroves. Above: a snake at the Caroni …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from CJ reader and New York resident Thelma Greaves-Hawkins, who sent this snapshot of her daughter enjoying the sun in the waters of Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman. Do you have a great photo …

 IT’S ONE of the most famous drinks (and, at one time, professions) in the Caribbean: the Rum Runner. But how do you make one? Recipes tend to vary slightly across the Caribbean (with one notable constant, naturally), but we thought …

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe is set to visit Venezuela and Chile in the coming week. On Sunday, Lamothe was to begin a one-day trip to …