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A Great Caribbean Mushroom Recipe

 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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A Caribbean Harissa Recipe

 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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Nigel Spence: Another Reason to Love Jamaican Food

 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 …

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 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 …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Looking for a taste of Jamaica in Miami? Look no further than Talde, a restaurant and bar at Miami Beach resort The Confidante (formerly The Thompson), where the “Buju Brunchton” Jamaican Barbecue kicks off on …

 By Dennis ChungCJ Contributor As Jamaica pursues our eternal search for economic development, one focus has been on the need for us to purchase local goods and services in preference to imports. The reasoning behind this seems logical, as it should …

 Tourist arrivals are up 5.5 percent so far this year in Jamaica, according to Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller. The country has reported a total of 1.6 million stayover tourists through September. Simpson Miller revealed the data at the Star …

 The right way to make Jamaican sailfish fritters By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor Jamaicans have a saying: “Yu haffi tek bad tings mek joke…” but I never fully realized the concept until more recently in life when I found myself quoting …

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor There was great excitement in Jamaica last week as President Barack Obama paid a visit to our island paradise. He was the first sitting US President in over 30 years to have made an official visit …

 Above: Usain Bolt By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt will be competing at the upcoming IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas in May, the local organizing committee said Tuesday. The Jamaican Athletics Administrative Association confirmed that Bolt would be …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor While we’ll never say no to a cramping-cold island brew, sometimes we’re in the mood for something more fruity, less filling. Enter Rockhouse’s rummy watermelon cocktail, the perfect accompaniment to afternoons spent swimming leisurely laps …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor What do I have in common with Nelson Mandela, Maya Angelou, and Bill Clinton? Not a whole lot. Except that we’re all fans of celebrated Jamaican sculptor Gene Pearson. His work caught my eye back …