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Haiti’s Must-Visit Jazz Festival

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s become one of the Caribbean’s leading music festivals — and now the Port-au-Prince International Jazz Festival is at it again. The week-long PAPJAZZ is back for its 13th annual edition this year, with events from …

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: A Mountain Pass in Haiti

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Joel Isaac, who sent in this sweeping shot of the cliffside Pilboro pass in Haiti. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it …

Haiti Shaken by 5.9-Magnitude Earthquake

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti was shaken by a 5.9-magnitude earthquake on Saturday evening, according to the United States Geological Survey. The earthquake, one of the strongest to hit around Haiti since the devastating 2010 quake, was centered about …

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 By Alexander Britell PARADISE ISLAND — Travel and tourism is essential to the Caribbean, and after last year’s storms, revitalizing the industry is more important than ever. That was the message by former United States President Bill Clinton on Wednesday …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit Venezuela on Tuesday, rocking northern Venezuela and causing strong tremors across much of the southern Caribbean. The quake, which struck at 5:31 PM local time, was felt most strongly in neighboring …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines is planning a broad Caribbean expansion out of New York, Caribbean Journal has learned. That includes three new routes and an additional daily flight to the region. Delta’s new routes include daily …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Haiti’s Le Plaza hotel is doing its part to add even more art to the streets of downtown Port-au-Prince with major new mural project. The mural, commissioned last summer by the hotel’s management team and created …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A pair of Caribbean airlines have launched a deeper partnership. Haiti-based Sunrise Airways and Dutch Caribbean carrier Inselair have launched a new cooperation agreement. The cooperation agreement will be implemented in two phases: in the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines is set to relaunch an important service for the United States Virgin Islands this month. The carrier is launching daily nonstop flights between New York and St Thomas, with the expanded service …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines is planning a major Caribbean expansion out of New York City. The carrier has announced plans to launch new flights to Nassau, The Bahamas, Kingston, Jamaica and Port-au-Prince, Haiti this year. Delta …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has added another new route in the Caribbean to its quickly-growing regional portfolio. Spirit has officially launched new nonstop flights to Cap Haitien, Haiti out of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten-based Winair is planning a massive expansion to its flight network later this month, the company said. Winair will be launching direct service to Curacao, Santo Domingo and Haiti beginning Feb. 26. The expanded …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Looking to experience one of the Caribbean’s most energetic carnival celebrations? Think about Haiti, where the country’s national carnival is returning to the capital, Port-au-Prince, from Feb. 11 to Feb. 13. This year’s celebration is …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional Caribbean air carrier Winair has launched new service to Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The new service between St Maarten and Haiti is begin operated by Sunrise Airways on Airbus A320 aircraft. While Sunrise is operating the …

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 By the Caribbean journal staff Spirit Airlines is expanding its route network in the Caribbean with new service between Baltimore/Washington and Montego Bay, Jamaica. The new service, which will begin March 22, will operate daily, year round, according to the …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor As the Caribbean Community enters the new year, incoming CARICOM chairman and Haiti President Jovenel Moïse is moving to create the first climate resilient region in the world. He highlighted the rebuilding process after the hurricanes …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Florida-based Spirit Airlines is expanding its footprint in the Caribbean with another new destination: Cap-Haitien, Haiti. The carrier has announced plans to launch new nonstop flights between Fort Lauderdale and Cap-Haitien, Haiti beginning April 12, …

 By Alexander Britell CURACAO — One of the Caribbean’s most forward-thinking airports has debuted another new route. Curaçao’s Hato International Airport officially welcomed a new nonstop route from Port-au-Prince, Haiti to Curaçao on Tuesday, complete with a water cannon salute. …