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A Strong Month for JetBlue

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It was another strong month for JetBlue Airways, according to the New York City-based airline’s latest passenger data. JetBlue reported 4.587 billion revenue passenger miles in May, which represented a 5.7 percent increase compared to …

New York City Mayor Visits Puerto Rico, Meets With Governor

 Above: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla (Photo: OG Puerto Rico) By the Caribbean Journal staff New York’s political leadership seems to be increasingly interested in the Caribbean. A few weeks after …

Caribbean Art: Dominican Republic’s Alfredo Scaroina Making NYC Debut

 Above: Untitled 2014  Acrylic, Oil, Oil Stick, Gesso, Paper, Dirt, Spray Paint, Fabric, Charcoal on Canvas  66″ x 53″ By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic-born artist Alfredo Scaroina will be making his New York City debut this month. Scaroina …

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 By David RoweOp-Ed Contributor Last week’s assault on Vincent Simpson, the brother of Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller has left Jamaica in shock. When coupled with the recent late-night burglary of the Minister of National Security, it leaves the impression to …

 Above: PM Tillman Thomas (Photo: GIS) For small island states like Grenada, development is balancing act, where governments must weigh the benefits of development against efforts to conserve their heritage, Grenadian Prime Minister Tillman Thomas said yesterday. Thomas, who was …