The Caribbean’s Unknown Island

In Saba, finding the Caribbean island of also  By Alexander Britell SABA – I’ve got a tab at Zanzi Bar. It’s the same Zanzi Bar it’s always been, except now it’s a new bar. A week ago, Luis, a native […]


St Maarten Has a New Government

Above: St Maarten’s new government By Alexander Britell It’s been almost four months since voters in St Maarten headed to the polls to choose their next government. And after a chaotic process, the country finally has its new government led […]


Island Bites: French Fry Hopping in Willemstad, Curacao

If you travel anywhere in the Dutch Caribbean, you’re likely to find terrific french fries, something these islands have in common with their mainland countrymen in the Netherlands. And that’s nowhere more true than in Willemstad, Curacao, which happens to […]


St Maarten Prime Minister Meets With Delegation From Dutch Parliament

Above: St Maarten Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams recently held talks with a visiting delegation from the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament Committee for Kingdom Relations. The talks with […]

Trinidad and Tobago Courts Tourists From Dutch Caribbean

Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago is looking to court more visitors from around the Caribbean region, aiming to attract around 2,800 regional visitors in the coming months, according to the government. Earlier this […]

Dutch King and Queen Begin Caribbean Tour in St Maarten

Above: King Willem-Alexander on the royal visit (Photo: SMG) By the Caribbean Journal staff King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands visited St Maarten this week, the first stop on a tour of the Kingdom of the Netherlands’ Caribbean […]


Aruba's Xander Bogaerts Helps Boston Red Sox Reach World Series

Above: Xander Bogaerts By the Caribbean Journal staff The Boston Red Sox won the American League pennant on Saturday night, with a lot of help from Aruba. It might have been hard to believe a few months ago, but the […]

Caribbean Room With a View: Suriname's Royal Torarica Hotel

SURINAME is a bit off the radar for travelers to the Caribbean, but that may not be the case for long. The country is one of just three CARICOM countries that are not islands, along with Belize and Guyana. And […]

Dutch Security Minister Visiting Aruba, Saba and St Eustatius

Above: St Eustatius By the Caribbean Journal staff Dutch Security and Justice Minister Ivo Opstelten is on a four-day visit to the Caribbean, with stops in Aruba, Saba and St Eustatius this week. In Aruba, Opstelten will be consulting with […]


Dutch Foreign Minister Meets With St Maarten Prime Minister

Above: St Maarten By the Caribbean Journal staff Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans continued his Caribbean tour with a visit to St Maarten last week and a meeting with Prime Minister Sarah Wescot Williams. Timmermans, who has visited Aruba, Curacao […]


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