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Martinique Officials to Visit Barbados

 Above: Fort de France, Martinique (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A 73-member delegation of officials from Martinique will head to Barbados next week in an effort to learn more about the country’s agriculture and agro-processing sector. The group, …

Haiti Looking to Guadeloupe and Martinique for New Tourists

 Above: Guadeloupe (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti is eyeing the French departments of Guadeloupe and Martinique as new sources of tourism. On Thursday, Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin received a group of tourists from Guadeloupe to the …

Martinique to Host CTO State of the Industry Conference in 2013

 Above: Fort-de-France (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell ST KITTS — Martinique will be hosting the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry conference in 2013, part of the island’s continued efforts to strengthen its relationship with the wider region. The …

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 Above: Fort-de-France, Martinique By Alexander Britell ST KITTS — Martinique, the French overseas department north of St Lucia and known as the “Isle of Flowers,” is reporting continued growth in its tourism sector. The island saw a 12.7 percent increase …

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor Food has been a part of my life since I can remember, and New York City has contributed an amazing amount to my learning process, my experiences and my knowledge of it. It has intensified my …

 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: Martinique’s Ronny Turiaf and USA star LeBron James (Photo: Bellenger/FFBB) By the Caribbean Journal staff A strong showing from Martinique’s Ronny Turiaf and Guadeloupe’s Florent Pietrus was not enough as USA Basketball steamrolled France in London, 98-71. Turiaf notched …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s government has announced the appointment of several new diplomats, highlighted by the Ambassador Menissa Rambally, the country’s new Permanent Representative to the United Nations. St Lucia has also named Consul General Michael Willius …

 Above: Francois Hollande By the Caribbean Journal staff Victorin Lurel, the current head of the Regional council of Guadeloupe, is hailing the victory of Francois Hollande in the French presidential election. Lurel, who was also the head of the overseas …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The European Investment Bank has agreed to provide a 1.1 million Euro grant to enhance planning and study the feasibility of exporting geothermal electricity from Dominica to Martinique and Guadeloupe. The bank, which is the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Antigua has signed a cooperation agreement with the Regional Council of Martinique. The two parties signed the agreement at the 54th meeting of the OECS Authority in St Lucia last week. Antigua …

 Above: Harrismith Beach in Barbados (Photo: Barbados Tourism) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados has the highest life expectancy in CARICOM, according to a report released by the United Nations Population Fund. The report, “State of World Population 2012,” was …