Disney’s New Cruises in the Caribbean

By the Caribbean Journal staff Disney Cruise Line is expanding its offerings to the Caribbean for 2019, the company announced this week. The new slate of sailing is highlighted by three special “Disney Wonder” cruises from San Juan to the […]


Caribbean History: Remembering Jamaica’s Moses Delgado

By David P. Rowe CJ Contributor Moses Delgado was as one of the leading businessmen in nineteenth century Jamaica as well as being a civil rights leader and pioneer in the commercial development of Kingston — and a major figure in […]


Irma Hits Cuba, Nears Florida

By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Irma was moving near the north coast of Cuba on Saturday evening, heading toward the Florida Keys, according to the latest projections from the NOAA. The storm was pounding the north coast of Cuba, […]


Bahamasair Launches New Cap-Haitien Flights

By the Caribbean Journal staff Bahamian national carrier Bahamasair has officially launched its new weekly service between Nassau and the Haitian city of Cap-Haitien. The flights were inaugurated with a ceremony at Cap Haitien’s Hugo Chavez International Airport. Haiti Tourism […]

Silver Airways Planning Major Expansion

Fort Lauderdale-based carrier Silver Airways, which operates flights in Florida and the Bahamas, is planning a major expansion, the company announced this week. Silver signed a letter of intent to renew and expand its fleet with up to 50 new […]

Cozumel to Host 2015 Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association Conference

Second time for the Mexican Caribbean destination By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association Conference and Trade Show will take place this year in Cozumel for the second time, bringing with it the potential for a significant economic […]


In Florida, the Diversity of Caribbean Art

Above: “The Perfect Balance” by artist Elisa Lejuez By Dana Niland CJ Contributor In honor of the tenth anniversary of Caribbean-American heritage month, Miramar Cultural Center and Latin American Art Pavilion have collaborated to present an art exhibit called “Caribbean […]

A Florida-Cuba Ferry?

Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff There could soon be a new way to get to Cuba from the United States: by sea. A Florida-based company called CubaKat says it is looking to develop high-speed catamaran ferry service between […]

Carnival’s Micky Arison to Chair Executive Committee at FCAA

Above: Carnival Corporation & plc Chairman Micky Arison (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Corporation & plc Chairman Micky Arison has been appointed as the new executive committee chairman of the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association. Arison takes over from […]


Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association Conference Begins in St Maarten

Above: St Maarten By the Caribbean Journal staff The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association has officially begun its annual conference and trade show. This year’s conference, the 21st of its kind, is taking place in St Maarten, bringing together around 1000 tourism […]

Grand Bahama's Grand Lucayan Resort Names New Sales Manager

Above: the Grand Lucayan on Grand Bahama By the Caribbean Journal staff The Grand Lucayan Bahamas has named Patricia Bradley its new national sales manager. Bradley, who will be based in Florida, will work to “develop effective strategies with a […]

Cuba: 4.2-Magnitude Earthquake Off Country's Southern Coast

Above: a map of the quake (graphic: United States Geological Survey) By the Caribbean Journal staff A 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the southern coast of Cuba on Monday evening, according to data from the United States Geological Survey. The quake […]


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