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St Maarten Mulls Membership in Caribbean Development Bank

 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 …

Guyana President Donald Ramotar, Digicel Chairman Denis O’Brien Hold Talks

 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 …

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Morning in St Hilaire Point, Bequia

 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 …

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 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 …

 Above: Bevil Wooding, Internet Strategist with Packet Clearing House, facilitates the CTU CARCIP workshop in St Vincent and the Grenadines By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU), together with US-based research firm Packet Clearing House (PCH), is …

 Above: Cotton House Long a popular hideaway for the British royal family, the Grenadine island of Mustique is one of the gems of the Caribbean, but if you can’t get there right this minute, the Cotton House resort has you …

 Above: Canouan By the Caribbean Journal staff Developers Canouan Resorts Development are planning a series of development projects on the island of St Canouan in St Vincent and the Grenadines. The projects, which would cost around $11.1 million, would include …

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