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St Croix’s Newest Restaurant

 Above: Zion Modern Kitchen in St Croix By the Caribbean Journal staff The newest restaurant in St Croix has officially opened its doors. The culinarily diverse eatery also has quite the pedigree, with a team including Chef Eddie McNamara, Chef/owner …

New Flights From St Kitts to St Thomas and St Croix

 Above: a Hummingbird Air plane By the Caribbean Journal staff New air service has launched between St Kitts and the United States Virgin Islands. The new flights are operated by St Croix-based Hummingbird Air, which has launched weekend service from …

St Croix Stadium Reconstruction Project Moving Forward

 Above: St Croix (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The long-awaited reconstruction of the Paul Joseph Stadium in St Croix is moving forward. US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh has signed a contract with General Engineering Corporation for …

LATEST NEWS

 By Edouard MacGuffieOp-Ed Contributor The Caribbean is well known for many superlatives – most pristine beaches, most crystal-clear water and most welcoming hospitality.  What is less known is that the Caribbean is one of the world’s most expensive places to …

 Above: St Croix (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Croix will soon be home to a major new resort. Developer Golden Resorts is planning a resort on the US Virgin Island that would include 400 rooms, along with …

 Above: US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh By the Caribbean Journal staff HOVENSA, the St Croix-based oil refinery that was the largest in the Caribbean until it shuttered in 2012, has a new buyer. And it could mean an …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Souvenir shopping in the Caribbean? For the love of God, put down that fridge magnet, shot glass or oversize sombrero. And don’t get me started on those knitted hats with the faux dreadlocks! I’ve found …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Michael Felix, who sent in this beautiful snapshot of sunset at Salt River in St Croix in the US Virgin Islands. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send …

 Above: St Croix (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Airlines will be returning to St Croix in the December, and the carrier will be operating service longer than initially planned. The new service, which will launch Dec. 20, …

 Above: St Croix (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Small businesses in the United States Virgin Islands are getting some help. The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority has approved 24 loan guarantee support applications totaling $3 million to help …

 Above: Spanish Town Estate Solar Project By the Caribbean Journal staff Toshiba International Corporation has sold its four-megawatt Spanish Town Estate Solar Project in St Croix to NRG Energy. The facility, which began construction in April, will eventually power 1,500 …

 IT’S PERHAPS the ultimate Caribbean arrival: gliding onto the water on a seaplane, stepping on the dock and walking right to your hotel room — or doing the same in a helicopter. Well, you can make just such an entrance at …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Karen Haun, who took this snapshot of the beautiful Buck Island off the coast of St Croix in the United States Virgin Islands. Do you have a great Caribbean photo? Send …

 Above: St Croix native and five-time NBA champion Tim Duncan By the Caribbean Journal staff Tim Duncan isn’t going anywhere. The St Croix native, who recently won his fifth NBA championship, will be returning to the San Antonio Spurs for …

 Above: St Croix (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Airlines will be resuming service from Atlanta to St Croix, the US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism announced. The weekly Saturday flights from Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport to St …

 Above: Tim Duncan By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s not even really a question anymore — Tim Duncan is the greatest power forward of all time — and the best Caribbean NBA player ever. It took him an extra year, …

 Above: St Croix’s Henry E Rohlsen Airport (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Virgin Islands Port Authority has received a $4.4 million grant from the United States Department of Transportation for a series of improvement projects at St …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader John Rains, who sent in this photo of a cruise ship departing near Frederiksted, St Croix. Do you have a great Caribbean Photo? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the …