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Haiti’s Must-Visit Jazz Festival

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s become one of the Caribbean’s leading music festivals — and now the Port-au-Prince International Jazz Festival is at it again. The week-long PAPJAZZ is back for its 13th annual edition this year, with events from …

Delta Is Launching New Caribbean Flights From New York

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines is planning a broad Caribbean expansion out of New York, Caribbean Journal has learned. That includes three new routes and an additional daily flight to the region. Delta’s new routes include daily …

How This Haiti Hotel Is Adding Art to the Streets of Port-au-Prince

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Haiti’s Le Plaza hotel is doing its part to add even more art to the streets of downtown Port-au-Prince with major new mural project. The mural, commissioned last summer by the hotel’s management team and created …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten-based Winair is planning a massive expansion to its flight network later this month, the company said. Winair will be launching direct service to Curacao, Santo Domingo and Haiti beginning Feb. 26. The expanded …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Looking to experience one of the Caribbean’s most energetic carnival celebrations? Think about Haiti, where the country’s national carnival is returning to the capital, Port-au-Prince, from Feb. 11 to Feb. 13. This year’s celebration is …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional Caribbean air carrier Winair has launched new service to Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The new service between St Maarten and Haiti is begin operated by Sunrise Airways on Airbus A320 aircraft. While Sunrise is operating the …

 By Alexander Britell CURACAO — One of the Caribbean’s most forward-thinking airports has debuted another new route. Curaçao’s Hato International Airport officially welcomed a new nonstop route from Port-au-Prince, Haiti to Curaçao on Tuesday, complete with a water cannon salute. …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Haiti-based Sunrise Airways is launching a new nonstop service between its hub at Toussaint Louverture International Airport in Port-au-Prince And Hato International Airport in Curaçao. The new twice-weekly service, the carrier’s first ever flights to and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s another new addition to Haiti’s fast-expanding tourism product. The modern-contemporary Basilic Bed and Breakfast boutique hotel is the latest new property to debut in Haiti, following an official opening announced by the country’s Ministry …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-growing Haiti-based airline Sunrise Airways has continued its fleet expansion with a new Boeing 737. The 168-seat aircraft is being acquired through a wet lease agreement with Czech Republic-based Travel Service. Sunrise will deploy the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-growing Haiti-based airline Sunrise Airways is launching new nonstop flights between Miami and Port-au-Prince. Sunrise will also be launching service between Orlando and Port-au-Prince, with both routes beginning service on Oct. 17. Flights from Miami …

 Haiti-based Sunrise Airways has added a major new addition to its expanding fleet: a new Airbus A320. The 150-seat aircraft features 12 seats in first class and 138 in economy. “The type of expansion we are pursuing throughout the Caribbean …

 The Marriott Port-au-Prince hotel in Haiti has appointed Chef Karem Khater as its new Executive Chef. A native of Egypt with more than 14 years of experience in the culinary arts, Chef Khater most recently served as the Executive Sous …

Caribbean Air Hub

 The Turks and Caicos Islands has a big plan: to become a new regional air transport hub for the Caribbean. That’s the vision by the territory’s government and its largest air carrier, InterCaribbean Airways, which has released a new expanded …

 A partnership to regain Haiti’s lost forest cover By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Haiti has lost as much as 98 percent of its forest cover over the decades, but the country has slowly been taking steps to regrow trees. Now, JetBlue …

 By Michael W EdghillCJ Contributor The 1st Latin American to lead the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis of Argentina, may well be considered the 1st pope of Latin America and the Caribbean. Within a few years, the leader of the …

 Above: a JetBlue plane By the Caribbean Journal staff A little more than a year after launching its first-ever flight to Haiti, JetBlue is adding another. The New York City-based carrier announced Wednesday that it would be operating a new …

 Above: last year’s festival By the Caribbean Journal staff The ninth edition of the Port-au-Prince International Jazz Festival begins Saturday in Haiti’s capital. The weeklong festival includes artists from Haiti, the wider Caribbean and the world, including legendary Haitian group …