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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 …

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 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 …

 Above: a map of the quake (graphic: United States Geological Survey) By the Caribbean Journal staff Another earthquake has caused shaking in Cuba and the Florida Keys, according to the United States Geological Survey. The 4.3-magnitude quake occurred at around …

 Above: the opening ceremony last week By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas has relocated its tourism call up centre from Florida to Freeport, Grand Bahama. The call centre’s move is part of what Prime Minister Perry Christie called part …

 Above: Jay-Z By the Caribbean Journal staff Jay-Z’s recent trip to Havana led to a national controversy, and now the rapper has released a new song addressing it. The song, “Open Letter,” was released on Jay Z’s Life+Times blog. Jay-Z’s …

 Above: Beyonce By Alexander Britell Music stars Jay-Z and Beyonce’s recent trip to Cuba was authorized by the US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, according to a letter received by Florida Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. The letter was sent …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly and First Lady Sophia Martelly (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly has returned to the country following trips to Japan and South Florida. The Japan trip, which was billed …

 Above: the pitch this weekend (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The two Digicel T20 Internationals between the West Indies and New Zealand at the Central Broward Regional Park last week are receiving high praise in the cricket world. …

 David Smith, who led the failed investment scheme OLINT, will plead guilty to 23 charges in Orlando federal court. Smith, who began OLINT in Jamaican until moving it to Turks and Caicos (where he pleaded guilty to fraud and conspiracy …