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Caribbean Cricket and New Zealand

 Above: the Limacol CPL By the Caribbean Journal staff The Limacol Caribbean Premier League seems to have been been a success thus far for Caribbean cricket — but it may be helping other cricket markets, too. New Zealand batsman Martin …

Southern Caribbean Eyes Cruise Market

 Above: Grenada By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas. Jamaica. Puerto Rico. The Turks and Caicos Islands. If you’re taking a cruise from Miami to the Caribbean, these are generally the destinations you’ll be visiting. And while several cruise lines …

Suriname Celebrates CARIFESTA

 Above: the CARIFESTA opening ceremony By the Caribbean Journal staff The 11th edition of the CARIFESTA regional cultural festival is officially underway in Suriname. It is the first time the Caribbean Festival of Arts and Culture has been held since …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: the MUPANAH museum in Haiti It isn’t the first thing you think about when you visit the Caribbean. But the Caribbean actually has a large number of high-quality museums featuring art, culture, history and more. From smaller art institutions …

 Above: Gerard Butler By the Caribbean Journal staff Scottish actor Gerard Butler has joined Mark Wahblerg in buying a stake in Caribbean cricket. Butler has taken an equity interest in the Jamaica Tallawahs team in the Limacol Caribbean Premier League, …

 Above: the Puerto Del Rey marina By the Caribbean Journal staff The Puerto Del Rey Marina in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, the largest marina in the Caribbean, will be receiving a $450 million transformation. That was revealed by Puerto Rico Governor …

 Above: a Baltus showroom in Panama By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxury furniture design firm Baltus Collection is expanding its footprint in the Caribbean, with a new showroom in Panama and plans for another in the Dominican Republic. The 10,000-square-foot …

 Above: a LIAT ATR By the Caribbean Journal staff LIAT has returned one of its new ATR planes to service after grounding it for technical issues. The ATR 72 had been grounded in Barbados for about a week due to …

 By David RoweOp-Ed Contributor A recent article in the Jamaica Gleaner reported on what seemed to be a major dispute within the Jamaica Labor Party. This development has fundamental implications for Jamaica’s Westminster parliamentary democracy and Jamaica’s political future. The …

 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff ConocoPhillips has closed a deal with Trinidad’s National Gas Company to sell its wholly-owned subsidiary, Trinidad and Tobago Holdings, for $600 million. Trinidad and Tobago Holdings, a limited liability …

 Above: Monos Island (All photos by CJ) YOU’VE PROBABLY never heard of them. Gaspar Grande. Monos Island. Cenitpede Island. They’re just a few of a collection of more than a dozen tiny islands off the coast of Trinidad near Venezuela. …

 The Spice Isle is a Caribbean island ripe for exploration. And a great way to do that is by booking your own villa. The Villa Beachcliff, located on Lance Aux Epines in St George’s, is a great option for a …

 This week’s Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from reader Jennie Bauduy. It’s a reminder that the brilliance of Lionel Messi simply knows no bounds. Do you have a great snapshot of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com and it …

 Above: Ma Ying-jeou By the Caribbean Journal staff Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou continued his Caribbean tour on Friday, becoming the first sitting Taiwanese leader to address a joint sitting of St Lucia’s Parliament. The latest foreign leader to address a …

 Above: Jehue Gordon By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad’s Jehue Gordon took home the gold in the men’s 400M hurdles on Thursday at the World Championships in Moscow. Gordon finished in 47.69, the fastest time by anyone this year, followed …

 Today is National Rum Day in the United States — the kind of holiday that shouldn’t just be limited to America. So we thought we’d help make National Rum Day an International Rum Day, by offering a list of 10 terrific …

 Above: TCI By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean is increasingly looking to Latin America for hard-fought tourism dollars, and the Turks and Caicos Islands is the latest destination to look to tap into that market. Turks and Caicos Tourism …

 Above: The Royal hotel in Cancun By the Caribbean Journal staff A Hyatt subsidiary has closed on a deal to invest in Playa Hotels & Resorts, part of the company’s plan to operate and develop a series of all-inclusive resorts …