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In St Croix, Celebrating “Local”

 Above: produce at the St. Croix Agriculture and Food Fair (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell ST CROIX — “Easy now. It’s hot.” That’s the warning from Velma Cruz, who’s been bringing her hot sauce to St Croix’s Agriculture …

Tessanne Chin, Barrington Levy to Headline St Lucia Jazz Festival

 Above: Tessanne Chin By the Caribbean Journal staff “The Voice” winner Tessanne Chin and reggae star Barrington Levy will be headlining this year’s edition of the St Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival. Jamaica’s Chin and Levy will be joined by …

In Anegada, the Joy of Lobster

 Above: the Anegada Beach Club By the Caribbean Journal staff You might call it a lobster pub crawl. The island of Anegada in the British Virgin Islands will be hosting its first-ever Anegada Lobster Festival on Saturday and Sunday. The …

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 Above: Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival By the Caribbean Journal staff The air is cool and fresh, the sun is bright and the music never stops. This is Dominica, which, in a short amount of time, has become of the …

 Above: the Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival in 2012 By the Caribbean Journal staff Music legend Prince has joined a host of performers signed on for this year’s Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival. The event, which begins at Piscadera Bay …

 Above: the second annual Festival of the Sea (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti hosted its second-annual “Festival of the Sea” in Cap-Haitien this weekend. The event, launched by the Ministry of Tourism’s regional office on northern …

 Above: the Summer Festival in Anguilla By the Caribbean Journal staff Anguilla is currently celebrating the 2013 edition of its Summer Festival – the Caribbean’s island’s version of carnival. The festival, which began at the end of last week, has …

 Above: Carnival in Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua concluded its 2013 Carnival celebrations in St John’s Tuesday night. The festival, which began at the end of July, was a whirlwind tour of the country’s arts, culture and music. …

 Above: Carnival in Antigua (Photo: GA) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua has begun its 2013 carnival, with the revelry starting on the streets of St John’s on Saturday. With Mas bands, pageant contenders and steel bands, the twin-island country’s …

 Above: Eric Ildefonse By the Caribbean Journal staff Martinique’s Eric Ildefonse Quartet will perform at the Dominica Jazz ‘N Creole Festival 2013. The quartet is led by pianist, composer and arranger Eric Ildefonse, along with St Lucian saxophonist Luther Francois …

 Above: Monty Alexander By the Caribbean Journal staff Legendary Jamaican jazz pianist Monty Alexander will headline the upcoming Dominica Jazz ‘N Creole festial. The Kingston native recently celebrated his 50th year in music, accompanied by the release of his latest …