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Jamaican Hotelier Named New Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association President

 The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association has a new president.  The Miami-based regional hotel association has tapped Jamaican hotelier Nicola Madden-Greig to the role.  Madden-Greig is currently the group director of marketing and sales for the Courtleigh Hospitality Group in …

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A Recipe for Jamaican Cucumber Salad

 With the Paleo diet gaining even more momentum moving into the new year, there is a constant search for new and interesting side dishes that are not heavily processed to accompany the main dishes at the table. This recipe looks …

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Nigel Spence: The Recipe for the Perfect Pig

 This year, with the pandemic and shutdowns in place, I finally got around to reading a lot more of the trade magazines I have piled up in my desk and revisiting so many recipes and notes I have jotted down …

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 After a totally unexpected trip to Israel, my taste buds came home alive and well used from all the amazing dishes I experienced during my visit. I have a new appreciation for meatless dishes and a new level of respect …

nigel spence vegan recipe caribbean

 Sometimes trying to stick with a vegan diet, you can hit a wall trying to come up with new and exciting things to cook. Today was one of those days for me.  It didn’t help that my fridge and cupboards …

 The Caribbean coast of Mexico has its first-ever Marley Coffee.  The Jamaican coffee brand has opened a new coffee house at T”he Fives Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen.  It’s just the second coffee shop by the brand, which is …

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 With the holidays upon us once again my thoughts always turn to new and improved recipes for the many dinners to be hosted during the season. Lately I have been on a mission to update side dishes that usually don’t …

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 One of the Caribbean’s hottest music festivals is back again for its 24th edition this summer.  The St Kitts Music Festival will run June 24-28, 2020, with a slate of music stars led by Jamaican music legend Jimmy Cliff.  St. …

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 By Nigel Spence Mushrooms are generally not high on the list of foods that Caribbean folks hold in high regard. That may be because we are not and have never been a mushroom growing or consuming society. What I was …

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 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor Shifting toward a whole food plant-based diet requires quite a bit of changes in the way one eats and presents quite a challenge in keeping the dishes interesting. Bold flavors along with great eye appeal go …

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 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor The more health related remedies that show up on the market as the newest and latest innovation, is the more I realize that the standard old school Jamaican way of life before fast food joints showed …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor It’s the place to eat, the place to be, the place to be seen in Dominica, and it just got even better. The Palisades restaurant at Dominica’s Fort Young hotel has officially relaunched, with a newly …

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor As we recently celebrated 56 years of Jamaican Independence this month, I think of how proud I am of my heritage. I think of how much we have positively impacted the world in more ways than …

 By Nigel Spence CJ Contributor As we approach my most favorite time of the year, I am somewhat saddened by the backdrop of fear and apprehension that has slowly taken over our Nation and which now understandably lurks in the …

 If you subscribe to Caribbean Journal, you love traveling to the Caribbean. And so do your friends and family. So what do you get for your fellow Caribbean travel aficionados? We have you covered with the 2018 edition of the …

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor Landing in the heart of Tel Aviv was certainly not part of my normal playbook, but became a reality when I accepted an invitation to attend a wedding ceremony. After thirteen hours of travel with my …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor At first you think it’s satellite radio or recorded music playing. Then as you approach the lobby bar on your way to dinner at Riu ClubHotel Negril, you realize it’s neither. You realize what you’re …

Jamaican Bobsled Team

 The Jamaican Bobsled Teams is looking to Pyeongchang. The country’s men’s and women’s bobsled teams are beginning to prepare for qualifying for the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, and they will soon have new sleds. Japanese manufacturers have announced the …