heritage

A New Push to Preserve Jamaica’s Historical Sites

 Protecting Jamaica’s heritage By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Jamaica’s historic spaces must be preserved. That’s the call by the Jamaica National Heritage Trust’s Technical Director of Archaeology, Dorrick Gray (above), who is pushing for the preservation of two of the nation’s …

In St Lucia, a Push for Community Tourism

 Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St Lucia is working on a new program that will directly link its communities with tourism development. The Ministry of Tourism, Heritage, and Creative Industries has teamed up with The Visitor Channel …

Eric Holder, Outgoing US Attorney General, to Visit Barbados

 Above: Eric Holder By the Caribbean Journal staff Outgoing United States Attorney General Eric Holder will be visiting Barbados this week, the country’s government announced. Holder is a son of Barbados; his father was born on the island and his …

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 Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados would “welcome” assistance from Spain on how to improve the marketing and packaging of its UNESCO World Heritage Site in Bridgetown, the government said this week. Tourism Minister Richard Sealy …

 Above: Grenada By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s National Monuments Committee is currently working to identify locations that can be declared as “National Heritage Landmarks” in Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique. So far, the government says it has identified 20 …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Next month, Dominica will be celebrating its annual World Creole Music Festival — one of the region’s major music festivals. When the festival was first established in 1997, the aim was …

 Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados is continuing to focus “more and more” on heritage and culture tourism, something Tourism Minister Richard Sealy says will go hand in hand with a push for more engagement at …

 By Vincent Vanderpool-WallaceCJ Contributor IN THE MIDDLE of musing about regional cooperation, tourism Ministers and Commissioners were recently invited to imagine a gestalt entity, “the United States of the Caribbean.” They were invited to consider what such an entity would …