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The Caribbean’s Coolest New Real Estate Is in Dominica

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica is getting hot, and the latest new project to launch on the Eastern Caribbean island is a major expansion at its iconic Secret Bay luxury hotel. And it’s, well, very, very cool. The boutique …

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Princess Cruises’ New Caribbean Voyages

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Princess Cruises has released the details on its upcoming 2020-2021 season in the wider Caribbean, with plans for 127 departures across 15 different voyages around the region. That will range from four to 20-day sailings, …

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Dominica’s Geothermal Hopes Get a Big Boost

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most ambitious green energy projects is getting a major boost from the World Bank. The global institution has approved a $27 million project to support the construction of a 7mw geothermal …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s been a busy holiday cruise season for Port Castries in Saint Lucia. The harbor has seen as much as five ships in port per day since the middle of December, officials told Caribbean Journal. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of the United Arab Emirates has announced the gift of $10 million to Caribbean nations and territories that were impacted by recent severe hurricanes. “The UAE is honored to stand by our friends …

 Region comes together to help Dominica By the Caribbean Journal staff The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States is mobilizing regional and international support to find ways to help Dominica, which was devastated by Tropical Storm Erika last week. The OECS …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) is meeting this week to discuss methods of remaining competitive in the global tourism industry. This year’s theme of “OECS Economic Union: Pushing the Tourism Envelope” will engage tourism …

 Above: Nevis (CJ Photo) By Dana NilandCJ Contributor A team from The Nature Conservancy visited Nevis this week to discuss environmental issues affecting St Kitts and Nevis. The delegation met with Nevis Premier Vance Amory and a cohort of Permanent …

 Above: tourism officials at the flight launch By the Caribbean Journal staff For the first time, there is now a direct flight connection between the Eastern Caribbean and the Turks and Caicos Islands. British Airways has officially launched service between …

 Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Brazil has a new ambassador to the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States. Ambassador Sergio Couri presented his credentials to OECS Director General Didacus Jules on Sunday. Couri said his country …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States and Spain are looking to deepen its relationship. The two sides recently signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at further building on their relationship, in a …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States and the United Nations World Tourism Organization have signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at enhancing their cooperation. The memorandum was approved by Caribbean Ministers …

 Above: Tortola (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Environment Ministers from across the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States are meeting this week in Tortola to discuss environmental sustainability. The summit is the first-ever meeting of its kind since the …

 Above: Sandals LaSource Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Sandals Resorts International has named Andre Dhanpaul its new regional director for the Eastern Caribbean, the company announced. Dhanpaul has been serving in the post since July 1, following …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A high-level delegation from Japan has arrived in Grenada to take part in the 15th Annual Ministerial Meeting on Sustainable Use of Living Marine Resources. The meeting, which is being held …

 Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Victoria Glynis Dean has been appointed the new British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean. Dean will be non-resident High Commissioner to Antigua, Grenada, Dominica, St Vincent and the …

 Above: the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank By the Caribbean Journal staff There are more than 36 banks listed across the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States region. Each individual holds the responsibility of licensing banks in its respective territory. But is …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony has officially assumed the rotating chairmanship of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank. Anthony assumed the post in a ceremony Wednesday at …