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Puerto Plata to Host First-Ever Dominican Rum Festival

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic has long been one of the centers of Caribbean rummaking, and now it will soon have a festival worthy of that heritage. The “Dominican Rum Festival” is coming to Puerto Plata, which …

Rum Journal: Ron Barceló’s New Limited Edition

 It all started in 2014, when Martinique’s innovative Rhum Clement launched a special edition bottle designed by street artist JonOne. Now, another top Caribbean rum brand has gotten in the game, with the new limited edition Ron Barceló Añejo by …

Dominican Republic Mourns Former Vice President, Foreign Minister

 Above left: former Dominican Vice President Carlos Morales Troncoso (DICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic is mourning the loss of former vice president and foreign minister Carlos Morales Troncoso. Morales Troncoso, who served as vice president of …

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 Above: the Havana Cay cigar bar and lounge at the Grand Lucayan in Grand Bahama (All photos by CJ) By Robert DiPanoCJ Contributor GRAND BAHAMA — Nestled in a quiet back corner of the resort’s Manor House, the Grand Lucayan’s …

 Above: Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina signed a decree Friday establishing the terms and conditions for what he called the “regularization of foreigners in an irregular situation” in the country. …