Finding Jamaica's Blue Mountains at Miami's Pasión del Cielo

Above: Pasion del Cielo in Miami (All photos by CJ) By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor At this time of year most coffee drinkers are excited about the return of Starbucks’ pumpkin spice latte and their iconic holiday-themed red cups. […]


Island Shop: A Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee Candle

Above: a Blue Mountain Coffee Candle (CJ Photo) By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Whether you’re a java junkie, trying to cut back on your caffeine, or just love the aroma of coffee, you’ll enjoy Starfish Oils’ Blue Mountain coffee-scented […]


Bill Clinton Visits Haiti

Above: former United States President Bill Clinton in Haiti (Photo: Bill Clinton) By the Caribbean Journal staff Former United States President Bill Clinton began a two-day trip to Haiti on Monday. Clinton, who has made a number of visits to […]


Four Seasons, Clinton Foundation Partnering to Help Haiti's Coffee Sector

Above: coffee in Haiti By the Caribbean Journal staff Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts is partnering with the Clinton Foundation to support Haiti’s coffee sector. Thanks to an initiative between Four Seasons, the Clinton Foundation, Leslois Shaw Foundation and La […]

Puerto Rico Plans Coffee Push

Above: Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla at a coffee farm By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico is planning a major boost for the island’s coffee industry. Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla this week revealed a plan that […]

Dominica Coffee Project Moves Forward

Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica’s plan to ramp up coffee production with a new processing plant is moving forward, according to Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit. Around 25 acres of coffee have already been established in […]


Iced Jamaican Coffee, By the Can

Above: the new coffee brand By the Caribbean Journal staff You can now get iced Jamaican coffee by the can, thanks to the Marley Beverage Company. Marleys One Drop, a new ready-to-drink beverage, has been launched by the Marley Beverage […]

Dominica's Big Plans For Coffee

Above: coffee beans By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti and Jamaica may be the best-known Caribbean coffee production brands, but another country is looking to become a player: Dominica. The region’s “Nature Island” has begun construction on a coffee processing […]

Venezuela Funding Coffee Processing Plant in Dominica

Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Venezuela’s government is funding the construction of a planned coffee processing plant in Dominica. Construction on the plant is expected to begin soon, according to the government. “We expect about 400 […]


New Retailer Looks to Bring Haiti's Coffee to the US Market

Above: a coffee farm in Haiti By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s not easy to find Haitian coffee on the shelves of stores in the United States — but Fabien Dodard is trying to change that. Through his new company, […]

Haiti and Cote d'Ivoire Sign Pair of Cooperation Agreements

Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe and Cote d’Ivoire Prime Minister Daniel Kablan Duncan (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti and Cote d’Ivoire have signed a pair of cooperation agreements, according to the office of Haiti Prime […]

Bringing Haiti's Coffee to Market

Above: a Cocano office in La Croix, Haiti (Photo: Cafe Cocano) By Alexander Britell While Jamaica’s Blue Mountain coffee has grown in international prominence in recent years, Haiti is actually one of the region’s oldest coffee-producing countries. The difficulty has […]


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