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Why the Caribbean’s Global Relationships Matter

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor As CARICOM Foreign Ministers gathered in St. Vincent and the Grenadines for the 19th Meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations, Secretary-General Irwin LaRocque underscored the importance of CARICOM maintaining its existing relationships, along …

Addis Ababa and the Caribbean

 Global financing and the Caribbean By George Nicholson and Rachael RobinsonOp-Ed Contributors The issue of global financing for development is a critical theme in the international development agenda with the most recent United Nations (UN) meeting being the Third International …

This Top Cruise Line Is Adding a Homeport in Havana

  Above: Havana By the Cuba Journal staff A major cruise line is adding a new homeport in Havana. MSC Cruises, the world’s largest privately-owned global cruise line, will begin homeporting its MSC Opera in Havana in December. The 2,120-guest-ship …

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 By Aaron HutchinsCJ Contributor The Caribbean is vibrant with life and color and diversity. Throughout all of our islands, nature is the common thread that connects our daily lives, our history, our wellbeing, our economies and each other. The nature …

 Above: the Hyatt Regency in Trinidad By the Caribbean Journal staff Hyatt has appointed Maryam Banikarim as the company’s new global chief marketing officer. Banikarim will be responsible for “driving the company’s individual brands and the experiences they offer online …

 Above: the Hyatt Regency Trinidad By the Caribbean Journal staff Wi-Fi is no longer a privilege or an amenity — it’ s now a necessity for travelers, and one of the world’s top hotel brands has announced a plan to offer …

 Above: Raul Echeberría  By Gerard BestCJ Contributor Trinidad and Tobago has come in for praise from the international community supporting the global Internet. Raul Echeberría, vice president of global engagement at the Internet Society, described T&T as “very active” in high-level …

 Above: the British Virgin Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands has officially joined the Global Partnership for Oceans. The territory joined the global organization at a ceremony at the United States Department of the Interior in …

 Above: Pigeon Point beach By the Caribbean Journal staff Hoteliers in Tobago will soon have access to a $50 million development fund, Trinidad’s government announced. The financial lifeline will come from the EximBank of Trinidad and Tobago. The fund was …