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Community Tourism in the Caribbean

 Caribbean tourism and community tourism By Julio Orozco and Karla PerezOp-Ed Contributors Community based tourism emerges as an alternative to bridge the social and economic gap of rural communities, and is suitable for communities seeking  to generate additional income in …

Jamaica Looks to Expand Community Tourism

 A new push for niche tourism sector By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Jamaica is allocating funding from the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) for the development of community tourism in North West Manchester. Member of Parliament for North West Manchester, Mikael Phillips, …

In St Lucia, a Push for Community Tourism

 Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St Lucia is working on a new program that will directly link its communities with tourism development. The Ministry of Tourism, Heritage, and Creative Industries has teamed up with The Visitor Channel …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: United States President Barack Obama By Alexander Britell United States President Barack Obama will be visiting the Caribbean next month. In what will be his first visit to the region since 2011, Obama will be making an official visit …

 Above: Lithuania By the Caribbean Journal staff Th ebaltic state of Lithuania has named its first-ever Ambassador to CARICOM. Ambassador Raimonda Murmokaite was accredited to CARICOM on Monday. She is a former president of the United Nations Security Council and has …

 Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Tourism agencies from across Latin America and the Caribbean are slated to meet on Monday in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. The agencies are gathering under the theme of “Sustainable …

 Above: St Eustatius (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell ST EUSTATIUS — Particularly for small islands, tourism development needs to begin in the community. That’s the overarching theme of the third annual Statia Sustainable Conference & Exhibition, which began on Thursday …

 Above: CARICOM Secretary General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Community is “deeply concerned” by the escalation of the Israel/Palestinian conflict, Secretary General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque said in a statement issued Wednesday. “The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) …

 Above: CARICOM headquarters in Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) said this week that it would focus for the next two years on unveiling its proposed “Single Information Communication Technology ICT Space” in the region. The …

 By Guerda NicolasCJ Contributor As Haiti marks 210 years of independence, in the face of continual challenges from the massive earthquake in 2010, in the historical region of Arcahaie Haiti (often referred to as the mother of Haiti), there are …

 Above: Jamaican Minister of State for Technology Julian Robinson By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s government is adding four new Community Access Points in Kingston and St James, according to Minister of State in the Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy …

 Above: Antigua PM Baldwin Spencer and Ren Gonping, China’s Ambassador to Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda and China have signed an agreement for the construction of a “multipurpose community centre” as part of the Gray’s Green …

 Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados is continuing to focus “more and more” on heritage and culture tourism, something Tourism Minister Richard Sealy says will go hand in hand with a push for more engagement at …