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Caribbean Road Trip: Exploring Dominica in 15 Stops

 DOMINICA — THE ENTIRE island of Dominica is a veritable theme park for the adventure-inclined. And an adventurous drive in Dominica takes the art of the road trip to a whole new level. Driving here is almost an extreme sport, …

Dominica Carnival in 7 Photos

 This week is Caribbean Carnival season — and the region is full of seriously fun carnivals, including the one focused in Roseau, Dominica, our next stop on this Caribbean carnival tour. Explore the Nature Island’s own brand of carnival in …

Governments of Dominica and Brazil Sign Visa Waiver Agreement

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The governments of Dominica and Brazil have signed a new visa waiver agreement. The new agreement means residents of Dominica and Brazil can travel between the two countries without the need …

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from CJ reader Kevin Browne, who submitted this photo called “Portal,” which takes a look at the famous Fort Shirley in Dominica. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com …

 Above: St John’s Jasmine Campbell at Sochi By the Caribbean Journal staff The Jamaican bobsleigh team received much of the publicity, but a number of skiers representing Caribbean nations made their mark at the Sochi Olympics. So how did they …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Dominica and Dubai-based Range Developments have signed a memorandum of understanding for the construction of a 75-125 room, high-end luxury hotel project in the north of the island. …

 Above: a traditional farm in the Caribbean (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Could Jeffery Bruney save Caribbean agriculture? Cornell University graduate and Dominican farmer Jeffery Bruney has big plans: to modernize Dominica’s agriculture with what he’s calling a …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff Following the lead of some of its Eastern Caribbean neighbours, St Lucia’s government says it is exploring the development of geothermal energy on the island. As islands like Dominica, Nevis and Montserrat …

 Above: the Caribbean Court of Justice By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica is moving ahead with its plans to shift its final court of appeal to the Caribbean Court of Justice. Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said Thursday that the …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica has received a shipment of humanitarian aid from the government of Morocco. The North African country delivered a supply of basic food items medication and blankets to Dominica, following the …

 Above: the Champs hotel in Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica is looking to reach 90,000 annual stayover visitors by 2015, and enhancing the island’s small hotel industry will go a long way toward achieving that. Accordingly, …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica has unveiled a new tourism commercial aiming to court visitors from the local Caribbean market. The video is called “Just Next Door,” and was released by the Discover Dominica Authority …

 Above: Portsmouth (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica is looking to market the entire island to cruise ships, rather than focusing only on the Roseau area, according to Colin Piper, the island’s director of tourism. Tourism officials have …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica will be holding its “Nature Island Challenge” again in 2014. The event, which was held for the first time in 2013, will take place from Apr. 7 to Apr. 11, …

 Above: an Island Routes excursion in Grenada By Alexander Britell MONTEGO BAY — Regional tour company Island Routes is continuing its Caribbean expansion, with plans to open in Belize, St Kitts and Dominica this year, according to General Manager David …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff China’s new Ambassador to Dominica, Li Jiangning, has presented his credentials to Dominica President Charles Savarin. Li succeeds Ambassador Wang Zonglai, whose term ended in December 2013. At a credentials ceremony …

 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s National Disaster Management Agency has begun efforts to provide relief for St Vincent, St Lucia and Dominica, which suffered from serious storms over the Christmas holiday. The NADMA has …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica’s government has received a new infusion of budgetary support from the European Union. The latest funding is in the amount of $3.27 million from the EU, the second tranche of …