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Air Antilles Express Launches Guadeloupe-St Maarten Service

 Above: an Air Antilles Express plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Antilles Express has launched its first-ever service between St Maarten and Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe. The service could provide a boost for Guadeloupe’s bid to attract more tourists from the …

Cayman Islands Inviting Cruise Lines For Talks on George Town Berth

 Above: George Town (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of the Cayman Islands says it is inviting each of the major cruise lines to engage in “bilateral discussions” on the development of the proposed cruise berthing facility …

CONCACAF to Hold Sports Summit in Cayman Islands

 Above: CONCACAF play earlier this year between Honduras and Costa Rica By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional football body CONCACAF will be hosting a sports summit in the Cayman Islands next week. The summit will be held under the theme …

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 You may have been to one of these places. And of course, they have been discovered — in today’s world, it’s hard to hide anything. But most people haven’t discovered these far-off places in the Caribbean for themselves — the parts …

 Above: TCI By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos officials have confirmed the landing of a vessel containing at least 17 illegal migrants from Haiti on Wednesday. The arrival of the migrants is the latest in a series of …

 IMAGINE this scenario: your long-lost uncle has passed away and left you a yacht and 3 million dollars!  But the will states you must cruise the Caribbean for at least 2-years…think about it!  Where do you start?  Which way to …

 Above: Cayman By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of the Cayman Islands has formally asked the United Kingdom to be extended membership in the OECD/Council of Europe Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters. The convention aims …

 Above: Monos Island (All photos by CJ) YOU’VE PROBABLY never heard of them. Gaspar Grande. Monos Island. Cenitpede Island. They’re just a few of a collection of more than a dozen tiny islands off the coast of Trinidad near Venezuela. …

 Above: Dr Rufus Ewing By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos Islands Premier Dr Rufus Ewing is heading to Canada Tuesday to participate in Caribbean Week in Toronto. Ewing, who is also the territory’s Tourism Minister, will address travel …

 Above: Kevin Krigger By the Caribbean Journal staff St Croix native Kevin Krigger did not end up making history Saturday, riding Goldencents to a 17th-place finish at the 139th Kentucky Derby. While Krigger and Goldencents were among the pre-race favourites, …

 By J Frederick EmertOp-Ed Contributor ACCORDING TO the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), in 2011, the total impact of the medical tourism industry contributed 9 percent of global GDP (over $6 trillion USD) and accounted for 255 million jobs. …