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Condor Launches New Bahamas Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Germany’s Condor Airlines has launched a new nonstop flight between Frankfurt and The Bahamas. The first Condor-Nassau flight arrived to the sounds of Junkanoo drums at Nassau’s Lynden Pindling Airport on Monday. Condor has made …

New Flights from Europe to Jamaica

 Jamaica is getting a major airlift boost from the European market. A pair of carriers are expanding flights to the island out of both Spain and Germany. Spain-based charter carrier Evelop is launching weekly nonstop flights between Madrid and Montego …

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Largest Ship is Closer to Completion

 A major new ship for NCL By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Escape, soon to be the largest ship in the Norwegian Cruise Line fleet, floated out of MYER WERFT’s covered building dock over the weekend, signifying a major milestone …

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 Above: Berlin By the Caribbean Journal staff Foreign Ministers from around the Caribbean gathered in Berlin this month for a high-level conference with the German government. The conference, held at Germany’s invitation “noted with satisfaction the steady and continuous progress …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Germany’s government has agreed to provide just under $1.6 million in funding to support reforms in Grenada’s energy sector. The funding from Germany’s Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building …

 Above: Curacao (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao is finding success from new markets, according to a new report from Expedia. While the US remains the largest source market for the country, followed …

 Above: a rendering of Norwegian Escape By the Caribbean Journal staff The first piece of steel has been cut on the planned Norwegian Escape cruise ship, Norwegian Cruise Line announced Thursday. The ship, which will be the first of two …

 Above: a Condor flight By the Caribbean Journal staff More air service from Germany to Barbados could soon be on the way, according to Barbados Tourism Minister Richard Sealy. According to a government release, Sealy recently held talks with Der …

 Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Germany and CARICOM will be cooperating on the issue of climate change for the foreseeable future. Climate change, green energy and natural resources management and biodiversity will be the focus of …

 Above: the solar panel project By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s government has launched a solar panel project at the Nelsons Dockyard Shirley Heights Lookout in Antigua. The six-kilowatt photovoltaic power system is the product of a partnership …

 Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A pair of air carriers are adding Antigua and Barbuda to their winter schedule in 2013, Tourism Minister John Maginley announced this week. German carrier Condor and Italian airline Blue Panorama …

 Above: St George’s (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada will launch a climate change adaptation project in 2013, the government announced. The four-year plan, which is being funded by a grant from the German government to the tune …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly and Honduras Ambassador to Haiti Maria Eugenia Barrios Aleman. By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly accepted letters of credence Friday from the new ambassadors from Germany, the United States and Honduras. M …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada will host a United Nations environmental workshop next year, Environment Minister Joseph Gilbert announced. Grenada will be the first country in the western hemisphere to host such a meeting. “This workshop, which will be …

 Above: Durban, South Africa By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean nations are preparing for the upcoming Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa at the end of November. Small Island States like those in the Caribbean are particularly vulnerable to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenadian Environment Minister Joseph Gilbert signed a $6.89 million “concept agreement” for projects in climate change with the German government. The aims of the new programme are to deliver funds to local communities in Grenada …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada will receive a $7.1 million grant from the German government, as part of bilateral support for climate change adaptation projects. Environmental specialists from Germany were in Grenada Tuesday to meet with Environment Minister Joseph …

 Above: the UN Security Council (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Nine countries are campaigning for elections tomorrow to decide the five non-permanent seats on the Security Council during 2012-13. While the Latin America and Caribbean region will have …