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Hurricane Maria Devastates Dominica

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Maria made landfall on the Eastern Caribbean island of Dominica on Monday night as a Category 5 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 160 miles per hour, according to the NOAA’s National Hurricane Center. …

Irma Continues Westward After Battering Barbuda, St Martin

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Caribbean Wednesday, causing major destruction on several islands, including tiny Barbuda, which was almost totally destroyed. As of Thursday morning, Irma was 110 miles north of Punta Cana and about …

Hurricane Irma Makes Landfall in the Caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Caribbean’s Leeward Islands on Tuesday evening and early Wednesday morning as a potentially catastrophic Category 5 hurricane. Irma thrashed Barbuda with 185-mph winds before making landfall in St Barth …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The now-Category 5 Hurricane Irma was set to make landfall in the Caribbean on Tuesday as islands across the northern Caribbean braced for impact. The storm was about 270 miles east of Antigua at 8 …

 Getting to Vieques and Culebra has never been easier, thanks to a new agreement between Seaborne Airlines and Vieques Air Link. The two carriers have announced a distribution partnership and codeshare agreement, meaning Seaborne will host Vieques Air Link’s scheduled …

 Booking trips to some of the Caribbean’s most sought-after (and hard-to-get-to) destinations just got a lot easier. In a big boost for Caribbean air travel, JetBlue has announced the signing of a codeshare agreement with regional carrier Cape Air. That …

Tamarindo Beach

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Barbara Thompson, who took this lovely photograph of Tamarindo Beach on the island of Culebra, Puerto Rico. Have you taken a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with …

 We have often said, to really understand an island you must go out in a boat and look back. Boating and Islands just go together — to really see a place and know a place you must get away from …

 The Caribbean’s certainly exotic. But what you’re looking for a place that goes off-off the beaten path — the really exotic places, the ones with very few people and a lot of mystery? That’s where these little islands come in, some …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the acst-kept secrets of the Caribbean: Puerto Rico’s Culebra. And the little island known by beach aficionados for its Playa Flamenco is also home to some very luxurious pockets of real estate. …

 We’ve always said that the best beach in the Caribbean is the one you’re on right now. But some beaches are that much more special — the ones that repay great journeys. But what makes a great beach? Is it the …

 Storm reaches the Caribbean By the Caribbean Journal staff Tropical Storm Erika was expected to move through the Leeward Islands of the Caribbean late Wednesday and early Thursday morning, according to the NOAA. But while the storm had been strengthening …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Kim Bednarik, who sent in this beautiful snapshot of the world-famous Flamenco Beach on the island of Culebra, Puerto Rico. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it …

 There are small Caribbean islands and there are small Caribbean islands. The latter are the places with that extra degree of tranquility (for a region that has some of the most tranquil places in the world as it is). They …

 Above: a Cape Air plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional carrier Cape Air will be launching its new service from San Juan to Culebra, Puerto Rico and Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands beginning Feb. 15. The service …

 Above: a Cape Air plane By Alexander Britell Regional airline Cape Air is adding new service to Culebra, Puerto Rico and Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands, according to the company. The new service will begin in February with …

 Above: Vieques (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico has named Professor Carlos Severino a special commissioner for the sustainable development of the islands of Vieques and Culebra. The move was announced by Acting Governor David Bernier on …