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London Celebrates Notting Hill Carnival

 Above: the Notting Hill Carnival By the Caribbean Journal staff The Notting Hill Carnival officially began Sunday in London, the 47th edition of one of the world’s most famous Caribbean diaspora festivals. The West London neighbourhood began with a procession …

Kirani James Wins 400M in London

 Above: Kirani James By the Caribbean Journal staff Kirani James’ trip to London this week was much like his previous one: it ended with a victory. James returned to the stadium where he made history in the summer of 2012, …

Belize Prime Minister Visits London

 Above: Belize PM Dean Barrow By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize Prime Minister Dean Barrow arrived in London Sunday for an official visit to the United Kingdom. Barrow was met in London by a representative of Secretary of State William …

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 Above: London By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada Tourism Minister Alexandra Otway-Noel met with members of the country’s Diaspora community in the United Kingdom during a visit this week. Otway-Noel, who was appointed by Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell in …

 Above: the Thomas A Robinson stadium (file photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff For a few short days this weekend, Nassau looked a lot like London. Jamaica’s young athletes dominated the CARIFTA games at the Thomas A Robinson national stadium …

 Above: Cap Maison By the Caribbean Journal staff For the third year in a row, St Lucia’s Cap Maison resort will be launching its Chef Series, which imports chefs from restaurants around the world and puts them in the kitchen …

 Above: a Caribbean Airlines plane (Photo: CAL) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s Airlift Committee is in talks with Caribbean Airlines on potentially servicing the Grenada-London route, according to Tourism Minister Senator George Vincent. The news comes after British Airways …

 Above: Kirani James in London By the Caribbean Journal staff Newly-crowned sprinting superstar Kirani James will finally be returning home to Grenada this week, just a few weeks after he brought the country its first-ever gold medal. James will be …

 Above: France star Tony Parker drives against Argentina (Photo: London 2012) By the Caribbean Journal staff Guadeloupe native Mickael Gelabale hit three three-pointers and scored 13 points to help lift France past Argentina in the qualifying round of Olympic Men’s …

 Above: Kirani James (centre) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada has brought a 10-member delegation to London, and the country has big dreams for the next two weeks. The delegation is being joined in the capital by Chef de Mission …

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe has arrived in London for an official visit to the United Kingdom. The trip, which began Wednesday and lasts through Saturday, …

 By Paul BrummellOp-Ed Contributor At 9 pm on Friday night, a newly cast bell that is larger than Big Ben will ring out from the Olympic Stadium and the eyes of one billion people across the globe will be upon …

 Above: the St Kitts and Nevis-branded taxi in London By the Caribbean Journal staff One London taxi will have a Kittitian and Nevisian feel this summer, as part of a newly-launched campaign by the tourism authorities of St Kitts and …

 By Samyr LaineCJ Special Contributor This is my first Caribbean Journal Olympic Diary entry and I’m writing it during a hiatus I’m taking from packing for my upcoming adventure, which will no doubt be the biggest of my life. The …

 Above: Usain Bolt By Alexander Britell Until proven otherwise, Jamaica’s Usain Bolt remains the fastest man on earth, holding the world record in the 100 metres, which he accomplished in Berlin in 2009 with a time of 9.58 seconds (topping …

 Above: Trinidad PM Kamla Persad Bissessar (TGISL) and BP CEO Robert Dudley (© BP p.l.c) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar is holding separate meetings today in London with the CEO of BP, Robert Dudley and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago has the potential to be a sustainable tourism economy that can stand side by side with its energy economy, High Commissioner to the UK Gavin Nicholas said at his office in London’s …

 Minister Tommy Turnquest (BIS Photo/Patrick Hanna) Bahamas Minister of National Security Tommy Turnquest defended the London-based Privy Council, the Bahamas’ final court of appeal yesterday, arguing that the court was not an obstacle to the death penalty as it had …