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New Eco-Park Opens in St Maarten

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor There’s a new eco-tourism attraction on the island of St Maarten. Rainforest Adventures has celebrated the grand opening of its Rockland Estate Park in St Maarten. This eco-adventure park features rides such as The Flying Dutchman, …

Caribbean’s Largest Tech Park Breaks Ground in Jamaica

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new technology park project has broken ground in Kingston, a $30 million project called 58HWT. The project by Stanley Motta Limited will be anchored by what will be the largest business process outsourcing …

St. John’s Cinnamon Bay Has Big Green Plans

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Cinnamon Bay, the campground and resort located on Cinnamon Bay Beach on the island of St. John, has unveiled a 10-year environmental plan for the property’s future. With a system of environmental initiatives newly in place, …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The first photovoltaic park in the Dominican Republic was inaugurated this week, with President Danilo Medina in attendance. The project, “Monte Plata Solar,” will facilitate the generation of 300 direct jobs and 1,000 indirect jobs, according …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a brand-new adventure park in Jamaica. Negril’s JamWest Motorsports and Adventure Park includes a Zipline, a Jeep safari, ATV driving and a walking trail across a 700-acre estate. The site also includes the only …

 “The Nutmeg Princess” joins the park By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s Underwater Sculpture Park has a new addition. “The Nutmeg Princess,” a sculpture by artist Lene Kilde, is the latest sculpture in one of the world’s few underwater sculpture …

 Above: the Blue Mountains in Jamaica By Dana Niland The UNESCO World Heritage Committee has unanimously agreed to designate Jamaica’s Blue and John Crow Mountains as a World Heritage Site. The designation, which was made at the 39th session of …

 Above: Jamaica Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller (left) greeted by General Manager, Jamaica Stock Exchange, Marlene Street-Forrest (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is ramping up its development of agro-parks. The country is expected to add a ninth …

 Above: a power plant at the Caracol Industrial Park By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti will be receiving $70 million in grant funding to expand its business facilities at the Caracol Industrial Park in the north of the country. The …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Alicia Daniel, who sent in this photo of the view from Pigeon Island National Park. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in …

 Above: Los Haitises National Park in the Dominican Republic By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic has adopted a new plan to rescue and preserve the ecosystem of the country’s Los Haitises National Park. The plan was approved following …

 Above: the Caracol Industrial Park in Haiti (IDB Photo/Patricio Zambrano-Barragán) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti will soon receive a $40.5 million grant to help expand the country’s Caracol Industrial Park, following approval by the Inter-American Development Bank. The IDB …