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Carnival Plans Big Expansion of Cuba Cruises

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line has announced plans for a major expansion of Cuba cruises. The company has added another 20 cruises to Cuba on in its Carnival Paradise ship out of Tampa. The new cruises, which …

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The Renaissance of Frederiksted, St Croix

 By Alexander Britell Something is happening in Frederiksted. This historic town on the western edge of the island of St Croix in the US Virgin Islands has long lived in the shadow of its bigger, more famous twin, Christiansted, on …

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Disney Magic Cruise Ship Getting Upgrades for 2018

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Disney Cruise Line is upgrading its Disney Magic cruise ship with a host of new amenities and experiences, according to the company. The changes, which will make their debut in March 2018, including a new …

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 BY ALEXANDER BRITELL The sun burned and then the doors opened and the rum began to flow, in the way only rum can on a hot afternoon. In an old grey building on Simonton Street in this island corner of …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Viking Ocean Cruises has announced the addition of ten new itineraries for its 2017 and 2018 sailings. Among the more than 30 new ports of call Viking is adding to its itineraries are several located throughout the …

 Above: the opening ceremony of the Beaches Turks & Caicos Key West Luxury Village (photos by CJ) By Joshua MartinezCJ Contributor PROVIDENCIALES — The Beaches Turks and Caicos all inclusive resort officially unveiled its new Key West Luxury Village with …

 Above: Diana Nyad By the Caribbean Journal staff Diana Nyad became the first person to ever swim from Cuba to Florida without the help of a shark cage on Monday. The 64-year-old Nyad arrived at Smathers Beach in Key West …