An Evening in Marigot

One night in the French Caribbean By Alexander Britell MARIGOT —Just the hum of a generator and the distant chirp of a coqui frog. This was low season in Marigot, that forgotten Caribbean capital often overshadowed by its cruise hub neighbor, […]


New JW Marriott Coming to Mexico

By Dana Niland CJ Contributor JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts has announced plans to open the JW Marriott Los Cabos Beach Resort & Spa in Fall 2015. The 299-room luxury beachfront resort was designed by architect Jim Olson and Mexico […]


Island Bites: French Fry Hopping in Willemstad, Curacao

If you travel anywhere in the Dutch Caribbean, you’re likely to find terrific french fries, something these islands have in common with their mainland countrymen in the Netherlands. And that’s nowhere more true than in Willemstad, Curacao, which happens to […]


One Caribbean Island, 11 Rum Distilleries

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It’s the rum capital of the Caribbean — at least if you go by the number of distilleries. The French Caribbean island of Martinique has a whopping 11 distilleries, with even more rum brands, each producing the department’s signature rhum […]

Caribbean Photo Tour: St Kitts' Brimstone Hill Fortress

IT TOWERS above the tiny twin-island federation of St Kitts and Nevis — and the majestic Brimstone Hill Fortress is one of the historical treasures of the Caribbean. St Kitts and Nevis, the smallest sovereign state in the Americas, is […]

Report Urges OECS Economic Integration for Martinique, Guadeloupe

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 […]


Haiti Wants French on CARICOM Agenda

Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly at the meeting (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly wants French to have a place on the Caribbean Community’s agenda. The Caribbean Community is only economic integration scheme in which […]


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