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Caribbean Photo of the Week: The Island of Mayreau in the Grenadines

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Charlotte Lawton, who sent in this wonderful snapshot of the bay at the island of Mayreau in the Grenadines, where she’s “spent many a night at anchor.” Do you have a …

St Vincent and the Grenadines Eyes Growth in ICT

 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines is expecting to “soar highly in the future” in the field of information and communication technology (ICT), according to Dr Jerrol Thompson, director of special …

VIDEO: The Beauty of Bequia

 The Arawaks called it the “island of the clouds.” This is Bequia in St Vincent and the Grenadines, and it’s easy to understand their thinking. This tiny island of 18 square kilometres is one of the jewels of the Grenadines …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: a tiger shark By the Caribbean Journal staff Sustainable organization Sustainable Grenadines Incorporated (SUSGREN) is investigating the death of a large tiger shark near Mustique. The shark was found floating on Wednesday in Rutland Bay in large quantities of …

 Above: talks between St Maarten and CDB officials By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten is considering an application to become a member of the Caribbean Development Bank. A delegation led by CDB President Dr Warren Smith arrived in Philipsburg …

 Above: Guyana President Donald Ramotar and Digicel Chairman Denis O’Brien By the Caribbean Journal staff Digicel Chairman Denis O’Brien called on Guyana President Donald Ramotar in Georgetown this week, the government sad in a statement. O’Brien was joined by the …

 The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jacques Thevenot, who sent in this snapshot from St Hilaire Point in Bequia, St Vincent and the Grenadines. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send …

 What makes a boutique hotel … boutique? Is boutique just another word for a small hotel? Is a boutique hotel a small hotel with an upscale image, a unique design or a special theme? There are so many special small hotels …

 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Community will begin the 25th Intersessional Meeting of its Conference of Heads of Government in St Vincent and the Grenadines next week. The conference, which will be hosted …

 Sometimes a Caribbean all-inclusive resort is exactly what you need.  Or, in the case of an extreme winter, exactly what the doctor ordered: sun-drenched beaches, no wallets, no stress, no schedules and plenty of space to wind down … or …

 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of St Vincent and the Grenadines will place “major emphasis” on infrastructural development this year, Governor General Sir Frederick Ballantyne said in his recent Throne Speech. Sir Frederick …

 Above: St Vincent and the Grenadines (CJ Photo) By Gerard Best Governments of the Eastern Caribbean have taken what could be a significant step toward harmonizing their countries’ investments in telecommunications infrastructure. A regional project, called the Caribbean Regional Communications …

 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The European Commission has donated around $409,000 to Eastern Caribbean countries impacted by the Christmas trough system. The funding, announced by the European Commission’s Department of Humanitarian Aid and Civil …

 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Kingdom will be providing around $370,370 USD in emergency support for humanitarian efforts in St Vincent and the Grenadines and St Lucia, according to the British High Commission …

 Above: Union Island (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A “major investor” has been contacted about developing lands at Chatham Bay on Union Island in the Grenadines, according to Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves. The government has received the …

 Above: Tobago Cays (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A group of marine parks in St Vincent and the Grenadines and Grenada will be receiving new support starting next year. The support is part of the second phase of …

 Above: the terminal at the new Argyle International Airport (all photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell ST VINCENT — Getting to St Vincent and the Grenadines could be a whole lot easier by the end of next year. The government …

 Above: Basil’s Bar (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell KINGSTOWN — “THE ROTI came from above.” No, it wasn’t a verse out of some apocryphal Old Testament chapter recently discovered in the West Indies. The scene was Aggie’s, a …