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A Great Little Cafe in Dominica

 By Alexander Britell There’s light music, the clack of china cups and the sound of the water. This is a classic sidewalk cafe, umbrellas and tables and all, a tiny slice of France on the seafront in Roseau, Dominica. This …

VIDEO: St Barth’s Quick Comeback

 By Alexander Britell GUSTAVIA — It’s Monday night and Eddy’s is hopping. Down the corner, the Caribbean’s most creative bar, 25 Quarter, is serving up rare rums from Martinique, and the patio at Le Select is already full. I’m eating …

Four Seasons Nevis Launches Spa Partnership With THÉMAÉ Paris

 Above: the spa at the Four Seasons Resort Nevis By the Caribbean Journal staff The Four Seasons Resort Nevis has launched a new spa menu in partnership with THÉMAÉ Paris. The resort is now the first in the Caribbean to …

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 Above: Captain Chris Cameron and Captain Phil Gunsam in the new ATR (Photo: LIAT) By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean air carrier LIAT has added another new ATR-72 aircraft to its fleet, the company announced. The latest ATR-72 was delivered …

 Above: the meeting in Paris (Photo: Pierre Chabaud/Matignon) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti is a “priority country” for aid from France, according to French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, who met with his Haitian counterpart, Laurent Lamothe, on Friday at …

 Above: Haiti PM Laurent Lamothe and Belgian FM Didier Reynders By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister is in the midst of a European tour, having concluded his trip to Paris and begun a visit to Brussels. Lamothe began …

 Above: Haiti PM Laurent Lamothe By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe held talks on Friday with Patrick Nicoloso, the new French Ambassador to Haiti. The talks covered education, strengthening the government’s general capacity, infrastructure projects and …

 Above: Guadeloupe (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The French department of Guadeloupe has launched a new ad campaign in an effort to draw travelers from the United States. The campaign, called “Let me show you my islands,” stars …

 Above: Fort de France, Martinique (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Given their proximity to the Eastern Caribbean and particularly St Lucia, the French departments of Martinique and Guadeloupe should be integrated with the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States …

 Above: Paris (CJ Photo) THIS IS A RUM COLUMN, of course. Rum Journal’s mission is to bring the glory of rum to the world, and raise the level of discussion of rum to the kind traditionally enjoyed by wine and …

 Above: Martinique Tourism Commissioner Karine Roy-Camille at CHTA Travel Marketplace in the Bahamas (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PARADISE ISLAND — Like fellow French department Guadeloupe, Martinique has maintained a relatively low profile for travelers in markets like the US …

 Above: Martinique (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Fishermen in Martinique will soon be receiving $2.66 million (2 million Euros) in aid. The French department’s fishing sector has been hit hard of late by evidence of pollution of coastal …

 Above: a home in St Barth (Photo: Jean-Philippe Piter) By Alexander Britell Just like the rest of the Caribbean, tiny St Barth’s real estate market was impacted by the downturn that began in 2008. But the eight-square-mile island in the …

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe meets with the Supreme Council of Police (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe met Friday with the Supreme Council of Haiti’s National Police. The talks came during …

 Above: France star Tony Parker drives against Argentina (Photo: London 2012) By the Caribbean Journal staff Guadeloupe native Mickael Gelabale hit three three-pointers and scored 13 points to help lift France past Argentina in the qualifying round of Olympic Men’s …

 Above: Haiti’s Champ de Mars in Port-au-Prince By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti and France are continuing their cooperation through the French Development Agency. Last week, Haiti and France signed three financing agreements totaling approximately $45.5 million, on sectors including …

 Above: Dominica By the Caribbean Journal staff The governments of Dominica and France have signed a $12.6 million loan agreement aimed at financing the second phase of Lot Two of Dominica’s Airport Road Rehabilitation Project. The project is one of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Antigua has signed a cooperation agreement with the Regional Council of Martinique. The two parties signed the agreement at the 54th meeting of the OECS Authority in St Lucia last week. Antigua …