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5 Reasons to Visit Aruba This Summer

 The old capital of San Nicolas teems with color on a weekday afternoon, with bold murals popping up all over the city, teeming with artistic energy. Far on the other side of the island, kitesurfers take a break at the …

Jamaica Has Big Plans for Falmouth

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has big plans for the town of Falmouth. The country’s government is focused on developing Falmouth into a “world-class destination, where its rich culture and history are fully utilized,” according to Jamaica Prime Minister …

How to Drive a Mini Cooper Convertible Around St Lucia

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the perfect St Lucia road trip. The newest addition to St Lucia’s unique offering is a carefully curated island tour that teaches visitors about the island’s history while behind the wheel of a Mini …

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 By David P. RoweCJ Contributor Moses Delgado was as one of the leading businessmen in nineteenth century Jamaica as well as being a civil rights leader and pioneer in the commercial development of Kingston — and a major figure in the …

 Our new Caribbean History feature takes a look at the major people and moments in the history of the region. By David P. Rowe One of the most important Caribbean leaders of the 20th century was Maurice Bishop. His career …

 A hot-ticket item By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor A T-shirt is a T-shirt is a T-shirt, right? Not at Club Med Punta Cana, where one particular type of T-shirt is a souvenir more prized than a bottle of Brugal Papa …

 CCJ vote looms By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is approaching a “critical juncture in its history,” according to Justice Minister Mark Golding. That’s because the country’s Senate will soon debate three bills that would amend the constitution to entrench …

 A new photographic look By Dana NilandCJ Contributor In celebration of World Tourism Month and the 67th anniversary of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company’s Que Pasa magazine, the PRTC has unveiled the exhibition “Que Pasa!: A look into the history of Puerto Rico tourism.” The …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It has neither roof nor doors. No stained glass windows nor polished pews. And it’s been many years since a congregation has worshipped here. Yet Nevis’ Cottle Church is possibly the most significant Christian house …

 By Steven KeatsCJ Contributor Being in the shipping business and always curious about exploration, I developed a collection of rare maps that focused on the Americas. Several years ago part of the collection was presented at the University of Florida …

 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: MINUSTAH Chief Sandra Honore (UN Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The recently-signed El Rancho accord between the branches of Haiti’s government is an “unprecedented step in Haitian political history,” according to MINUSTAH chief Sandra Honore. The accord, which …

 By Paul HayCJ Contributor IN MY Op-Ed, “The Logistics Hub Project and Jamaica’s Development,” I indicated that Jamaica’s Logistics Hub initiative intends to make use of the island’s strategic geographic location to attract larger ships that will be able to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff How did English colonial law develop into the legal system of Jamaica today, and what has that meant for Jamaica’s development? A new book by attorney and law professor David P Rowe attempts to answer …

 Above: Kevin Krigger on Goldencents By the Caribbean Journal staff A pair of US Virgin Islands jockeys will be looking to make history on Saturday at the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby: Kevin Krigger and Victor Lebron, both natives …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The critical tourism issue in Grenada is getting visitors to spend more money during their stays, according to Tourism Minister Senator Dr George Vincent, and safeguarding the country’s intangible cultural heritage …

 Above: Guyana President Donald Ramotar in Linden By the Caribbean Journal staff Rebuilding the battered area of Linden is a priority for Guyana’s government, President Donald Ramotar said during his visit this week to scene of almost a month of …