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Turks and Caicos Premier in New York For Caribbean Week

Above: Rufus Ewing By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos Premier Dr Rufus Ewing is currently in New York to attend the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s Caribbean Week. Ewing, who left the territory on June 1, will conclude the visit […]


Jamaica's Warren Weir Wins 200M at New York Diamond League

Above: Warren Weir By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Warren Weir took home the crown in the men’s 200M in New York on Saturday, finishing in 20.11, ahead of Panama’s Alonso Edward and the United States’ Jeremy Dodson. It was […]


Rum Journal: At New York's Cienfuegos, the Spirit of Cuba

Above: Cienfuegos in New York City Cienfuegos, Cuba was once dubbed the “pearl of the south.” The Cuban port town was a centre for sugar cane and tobacco production — and a haven for rum, particularly in the early 19th […]


JetBlue Begins Operating Grand Cayman Service from New York and Boston

Above: Seven Mile Beach (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue began operating its new service from the Northeastern United States to Grand Cayman Thursday. The air carrier, which has been increasing its presence in the Caribbean, is now […]

Dominican President Urges New York Community to Support Adriano Espaillat

Above: New York State Sen. Adriano Espaillat By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez is calling for the Dominican community in New York to support Adriano Espaillat in his primary battle against Congressman Charles Rangel. Espaillat, a […]

Guyana Names New Diplomats

By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana has made several new appointments to its diplomatic corps, highlighted by naming George Talbot as Guyana’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations. Talbot was previously the Charge d’Affaires of Guyana to the UN in […]


The Power of the Caribbean Diaspora

Above: Executive Producer Dr Keith Nurse By the Caribbean Journal staff “Forward Home,” a documentary which takes a look at the way the Caribbean diaspora travels, and its significant economic impact on the region, has been released on DVD following […]

St Kitts, Singapore Meet at UN

Above: delegates at the UN General Assembly Meeting this week (UN Photo: Susan Markisz) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Sam Condor met with Singapore Foreign Minister K Shanmugam at the […]

LaRocque, Ban Meet in New York

Above: CARICOM SG Irwin LaRocque and UN SG Ban Ki-moon (UN Photo: JC McIlwaine) By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM Secretary General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque met with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon this weekend on the eve of the General Assembly […]

Caribbean Video

How to Define Reggae

Above, from left: Major Daps, Ossie Dellimore, Ed Robinson, Qshan Deya (Photo: Caribbean Journal) What is reggae? It’s a word that has a meaning simultaneously static and dynamic. To answer the question, Caribbean Journal talked to four major reggae artists […]

Chinese Companies Setting Up in Cayman

Many Chinese firms have chosen to create shell companies in the Cayman islands in order to control businesses back in China, according to the Wall Street Journal. Because they are in Cayman, they can issue American depository receipts that trade […]


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