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In the United States Virgin Islands, a Boost For Small Business

 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 …

St Croix Solar Facility Sold

 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 …

10 Caribbean Hotels You Can Fly To

 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 …

LATEST NEWS

 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 …

 Yes, the Caribbean has the best diving in the world. And while you can find a great place to dive almost anywhere in the region, some places have those extra-special qualities, the right combination of water, access and wildlife — not …

 Above: United States Vice President Joe Biden By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Dr Jill Biden visited the island of St Croix in the United States Virgin Islands this weekend. Biden has …

 Our latest Meet the Caribbean travels to the historic city of Christiansted on the island of St Croix in the United States Virgin Islands. The onetime Danish town, which is among the more charming of its kind in the whole …

 Above: produce at the St. Croix Agriculture and Food Fair (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell ST CROIX — “Easy now. It’s hot.” That’s the warning from Velma Cruz, who’s been bringing her hot sauce to St Croix’s Agriculture …

 This week’s Caribbean Photo comes from CJ reader John Rains of the Starfish company. John’s took this snapshot of the Frederiksted Pier in Frederiskted on the US Virgin Island of St Croix. Do you have a great photo of the …

 Above: The new Distiller’s Collection of aged rums from Cruzan in St Croix includes the Estate Diamond Light and Dark rums, as well as the legacy Single Barrel luxury aged rum. By Robert BurrRum Journal Special Contributor Master Distiller Gary …

 Above: St Croix By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Virgin Islands will be expanding the territory’s Medicaid programme in lieu of implementing a Health Exchange Marketplace, according to Governor John de Jongh. The move comes according to the …

 Above: St Croix CRUZAN RUM’S message is simple: Don’t Hurry. It’s a philosophy we rather like here at Rum Journal. And Cruzan’s message fits nicely with the laid-back island of St Croix where it’s been distilled since the late 18th …

 Above: Tim Duncan and his four championship banners By the Caribbean Journal staff MIAMI — For a while on Tuesday night, it seemed that Tim Duncan would finally win his fifth NBA championship. But a miraculous Ray Allen three pointer …