Caribbean Airlines Expands Trinidad-Nassau Service

Expansion in flights By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines has increased its flight service between Trinidad and Nassau, the company announced. The Port-of-Spain-Nassau flights will operate three times per week on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays as flight BW 414. […]


Supporting Female Caribbean Entrepreneurs

Above: Fifteen Caribbean woman entrepreneurs taking part in the first-ever facilitators training for the Women’s Innovation Network of the Caribbean programme (Photo: Gerard Best) By Gerard Best CJ Contributor You really don’t know what to expect when you put a […]


The Best Business Hotels in Trinidad

When US Vice President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping visited the Caribbean, they both went to Trinidad. That’s because over the years the country has become the de facto business capital of the region, led by its booming […]


St Lucia, St Vincent, Grenada Work to Improve Regional Telecom Network

Above: St Vincent and the Grenadines (CJ Photo) By Gerard Best Governments of the Eastern Caribbean have taken what could be a significant step toward harmonizing their countries’ investments in telecommunications infrastructure. A regional project, called the Caribbean Regional Communications […]

Trinidad and Tobago Assumes Chairmanship of CARICOM

Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad has assumed the chairmanship of CARICOM from Haiti, following the expiration of the latter’s six-month rotating term. Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar is now the Chairman […]

Trinidad and Martinique Talk Tourism, Energy, Security

Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar hosted Serge Letchimy, the president of Martinique’s Regional Council, for talks in Port of Spain on Thursday. The two sides discussed issues including energy, […]

Is Trinidad the Capital of the Caribbean?

By Michael W Edghill CJ Contributor On Tuesday, United States Vice President Joe Biden met with CARICOM leaders in Port of Spain as part of a regional tour with scheduled stops in Colombia and Brazil. Perhaps even more intriguing is […]

Trinidad's Persad-Bissessar, Grenada's Mitchell Meet in Port of Spain

Above: Trinidad PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar and Grenada PM Keith Mitchell By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar hosted Grenada Prime Minister Keith Mitchell for talks on Thursday in Port of Spain. The visit marked Mitchell’s first overseas […]

Making Caribbean Hotels Sustainable: An Interview With Aruba’s Ewald Biemans

Above: the Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts in Aruba By Alexander Britell PORT OF SPAIN — This week’s Caribbean Sustainable Tourism Conference has focused on how the region’s leading does business. But what does sustainability mean for hotels in a […]


Caribbean Sustainable Tourism Conference Begins in Trinidad

Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PORT OF SPAIN — Sustainable tourism is one of the region’s newest buzz words. But what does sustainable mean? Is it about making destinations eco-friendly? Does it involve solar-power hotels? Or […]

Earthquake Off Coast of Venezuela Lightly Shakes Trinidad

Above: a map of the quake (Graphic: USGS) By the Caribbean Journal staff A 4.0-magnitude earthquake off the northern coast of Venezuela on Sunday morning caused light shaking in Trinidad, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake occurred […]

Trinidad Signs $280.6M Loan Agreement With China EXIM Bank

Above: Port of Spain By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago has signed a loan agreement in the amount of $280.6 million with China’s EXIM Bank, the government announced this week. The loan, which was announced by Housing, Lands […]


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