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VIDEO: Exploring Guana Island, a Secret Caribbean Paradise

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton GUANA — Jamal is picking through the basil plants waving purply in the breeze. The first mango just came off the tree, he tells us, the fruit of a year of humbling revivification. Chickens …

Carnival Paradise Resumes Caribbean Sailings

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s Carnival Paradise ship has resumed year-round cruise service following a month-long dry dock. The ship, which is homeporting at Port Tampa Bay, added a new water park, 38 new staterooms, 98 balconies …

St Lucia’s Castles in Paradise Expands

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Castles in Paradise villa resort in St Lucia has expanded with a new wing of apartment units at its Vieux Fort property. Castles in Paradise, the only villa resort in the south of St …

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 Even in the Caribbean’s most popular destination, you can still find your quiet slice of paradise. Here’s a moment of pure Punta Cana palm-tree perfection, just for you. — CJ

 Paradise Beach is a seemingly endless stretch of perfect white-sand beach in North Bimini, home to Hilton at Resorts World Bimini. It’s got waves with just enough energy to keep things interesting, and innumerable shells dotting its shores. Here’s what …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor ANTIGUA — It’s as round, golden and shiny as the island sun I’ve left behind. Six inches in diameter it’s almost as big as my head, attracting stares and comments throughout my journey home to …

 Above: St Thomas (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Kenneth Mapp has officially been sworn in as the new Governor of the United States Virgin Islands, and he’s vowing to “reenergize America’s paradise.” In a wide-ranging inaugural address this …

 Above: Paradise Beach By the Caribbean Journal staff A new boutique villa resort is coming to the island of Nevis. It’s called Paradise Beach Nevis, and it represents a transformation of the former Villa Paradiso property. The property, which includes …

 Above: Jamaican Tourism Minister Wykeham McNeill By the Caribbean Journal staff The Jewel Paradise Cove Beach Resort and Spa officially opened in St Ann, Jamaica on Saturday. The resort, which was formerly the Hedonism III property, was acquired by Sagicor …

 Above: Jamaica IT’S A CALM, spring Sunday — a perfect time for a rum cocktail. In this inaugural edition of Sunday Rum Journal, we bring you an easy way to bring paradise to you, whether within the Caribbean or without, …