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Dominica’s Must-Visit Music Festival

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Looking for another reason to visit the Caribbean this spring? Dominica’s popular Jazz ’n Creole music festival is back on the calendar, with plans for a major music event on Sunday, May 20. It’s another …

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The Best Bar in St. Barth

 At the short end of a long street in the epicentre of the Caribbean’s last great Creole downtown there is a bar. But it is not just any bar. And it is a bar with big ambitions. It is one …

This Is Your New Thanksgiving Rum Cocktail

 Sure, you’ll find a lot of recipes for hot buttered rum this week, or perhaps an early egg nog with spiced rum. But why not go grand? That’s where our favorite new recipe comes in: the Creole Royale, a French …

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 19th edition of festival begins Oct. 30 By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival, now in its 19th year, is still going strong. And this year’s lineup of music stars is no exception, headlined by a group …

 The best-kept secret in the French Caribbean By Alexander Britell TERRE-DE-HAUT — It’s not hard to get here. But it’s hard enough. It’s a short, twice-daily ferry ride from the tall cliffs of Trois-Rivieres on Guadeloupe’s island of Basse-Terre. There …

 Above: Le Ti Coin Creole in Grand Case (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell GRAND CASE — It’s the last restaurant on the left. Take a stroll down Grand Case Boulevard in French St Martin and you’ll be surrounded …

 Above: Sandy’s Creole Cuisine in Marigot (All photos by CJ) Just at the edge of the ferry terminal in downtown Marigot, St Martin, you’ll find a cluster of tiny eateries. As with almost all of the restaurants in this Caribbean …

 Above: Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival By the Caribbean Journal staff The air is cool and fresh, the sun is bright and the music never stops. This is Dominica, which, in a short amount of time, has become of the …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Next month, Dominica will be celebrating its annual World Creole Music Festival — one of the region’s major music festivals. When the festival was first established in 1997, the aim was …

 Above: the signing ceremony at MIT (Photo: Dominick Reuter/MIT) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have signed an agreement to promote Creole-language education in science, technology, engineering and math. The agreement was signed during …

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe departed the country on Tuesday for a week-long trip to the United States, his office announced. He will be joined by …

 Above: the Marche D’Epice in Fort de France (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell FORT-DE-FRANCE — WALKING THE bustling streets of Martinique’s Fort de France, it’s often hard to remember one is in the Caribbean. From the aromas of …

 By Alexander Britell Simply put, Nassau’s Graycliff is one of the elite restaurants in the Caribbean, and a unique culinary experience — indeed, it was the first five-star restaurant in the region. At its helm is Executive Chef and Grand …