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How to Experience The Bahamas Like Prince William and Kate Middleton

 The Islands of The Bahamas experienced a very royal welcome. In line with The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited The Bahamas from 24–26 March as part of their Royal Tour of the Caribbean. The …

A New Heritage Site in Jamaica

 Marcus Garvey’s home to become a heritage site By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Jamaica’s Ministry of Youth and Culture has announced plans to refurbish and establish a heritage site at the house in which Marcus Garvey, the country’s first National Hero, …

The Caribbean’s Largest Cultural Festival is Set to Launch in Haiti

 Major festival coming this month to Haiti By Dana NilandCJ Contributor CARIFESTA, the largest cultural and artistic event in the Caribbean, is launching next week and will run from August 21-30. This is the 12th edition of the festival, which …

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 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Tobago is looking to expand and develop its creative and cultural industries. The island’s residents are being urged to “develop a skill and take advantage of the many opportunities being offered …

 Above: Hollice Mapp aka Mr Killa By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s government has named Caribbean soca artist Hollice Mapp as the country’s newest cultural ambassador. Mapp, whose stage name is “Mr Killa,” is being given an official passport. The …

 Above: CARIFESTA in 2009 By the Caribbean Journal staff This year’s CARIFESTA will see the participation of 30 countries, according to Ivan Graanoogst, chairman of the host country committee. Officials in Suriname say 24 countries have already confirmed their attendance …

 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 …