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JetBlue to Offer Service to Trinidad From New York and Fort Lauderdale

 Above: a JetBlue flight By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue will be operating twice-daily nonstop service from New York’s JFK International Airport beginning Feb. 24, 2014, the carrier announced Monday. JetBlue will also launch daily service from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International …

American Airlines to Expand Service From New York to Antigua

 Above: an American Airlines plane By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines will be increasing its service from New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport to Antigua and Barbuda this fall. The carrier will be operating daily flights to Antigua …

CARICOM, United Nations Conclude Two-Day Meeting in New York

 Above: the meeting at UN headquarters (UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Nations and CARICOM have concluded a two-day meeting in New York. This week’s meeting, the seventh official meeting between CARICOM representatives and the UN …

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 Above: Jose Miguel Insulza and Ban Ki-Moon in New York (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Organization of American States Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza met Monday with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in New York. Insulza is …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …