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Eastern Caribbean Leaders Meet in Dominica

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Leaders from around the Eastern Caribbean met this week in Roseau for the 62nd meeting of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States Authority. The OECS were informed of “positive changes” projected for the sub-region’s states, …

A Boost for Green Energy in the Eastern Caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development is increasing its support for the development of green energy in the Eastern Caribbean. The DFID has announced an agreement to contribute around $3.9 million USD to the …

Norwegian Epic Is Returning to the Caribbean Next Year

 NCL announces homeport change By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Epic will be returning to Florida in November 2016 after more than a year in Europe, NCL announced. The ship will become the line’s largest ship to homeport from Port …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s Dominica, through the lens. The Eastern Caribbean island is continuing last year’s inaugural “Dominica Film Challenge” this year, gathering videographers from around the world to compete to chronicle their travels. …

 By S Brian SamuelOp-Ed Contributor There’s no cheap travel within the Caribbean. Unlike Greece and other island archipelagos, virtually all travel within the Caribbean is by air. And as we all know, travelling by air within the Caribbean is, to …

 By Runy CalmeraOp-Ed Contributor Oil prices have decreased considerably from above US 100,- a few years ago to almost $40 USD. As the Eastern Caribbean islands are heavily dependent on imports of oil, in this short article we will analyze …

 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: an Eastern Airlines plane By the Caribbean Journal staff A legendary aviation brand is back. Eastern Airlines, once a global brand and the pride of Miami’s airport, has returned with a new look and new management after more than …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States has named Dr Didacus Jules as its new Director General, according to OECS Chairman and Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Dr Baldwin Spencer. Jules succeeds former …

 Above: St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Ministers of Finance from across the Eastern Caribbean held meetings this weekend in St Kitts. The officials were on the island to attend the 78th Meeting of the Monetary Council …

 Above: Trinidad PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar is sending aid to the affected areas By the Caribbean Journal staff The death toll from a series of storms in the Eastern Caribbean has continued to rise, according to government officials. The storms, which …