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Winair Adding More Flights to Statia

 St Maarten-based regional airline Winair is expanding its service to the island of Statia (St Eustatius), Caribbean Journal has learned. Beginning on April 2, the carrier will be adding two more flights between St Maarten and Statia, with service on …

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Alexander Hamilton’s Forgotten Caribbean Island

 Since the release of the smash Broadway hit Hamilton, the Caribbean island of Nevis has been in the limelight, with visitors drawn to the Eastern Caribbean destination to see U.S. founding father Alexander Hamilton’s birthplace in downtown Charlestown.  Hamilton was …

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Statia Is Getting Its First Luxury Resort

 The island of St Eustatius, popularly known as Statia, is getting its first-ever luxury resort, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new Golden Rock Resort is slated to debut on the Dutch Caribbean island in March 2021, according to the property.  …

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 St Maarten-based regional Caribbean carrier Winair is relaunching its service to Dominica, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Beginning Aug. 8, Winair will be operating two routes to Dominica: flights on Thursdays and Saturdays between Antigua and Dominica, and flights on Mondays …

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 A three-bedroom stunner has hit the market on the island of St Barth, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  The three-bedroom Villa Esprit de Roche has been listed exclusively with St Barth Properties Sotheby’s International Realty for $€ 9,900,000. The Colombier-area …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s become a rather important stop on the sustainability circuit in the Caribbean: St Estatius’ Statia Sustainability Conference, now in its eighth year. And now the Dutch Caribbean destination is putting its focus on Caribbean …

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 Places to Visit is back with its second summer edition for the Caribbean in 2019, bringing you a selection of wonderful Caribbean destinations to check out in the next 30 days — or to start thinking about for your upcoming …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten-based regional airline Winair has expanded its fleet for the upcoming high season. The carrier has added its fourth Twin Otter aircraft, with demand expected to rise for the winter months, the company said. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten-based Regional Caribbean air carrier Winair has launched a new way to get around the Dutch Caribbean. This week, the carrier launched the new “CN Express,” a flight aimed at connecting St Maarten, St …

 Above: the projected path of Maria By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Maria pummeled the island of St Croix early Wednesday before making landfall in Puerto Rico. The eye of Maria was located over Eastern Puerto Rico at 8 AM …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Maria made landfall on the Eastern Caribbean island of Dominica on Monday night as a Category 5 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 160 miles per hour, according to the NOAA’s National Hurricane Center. …

 On Oct. 9, 1780, the Great Hurricane came to the Caribbean. Huracan San Calixto lasted 11 days in the West Indies, pummeling the southeastern Caribbean with terrifying winds as high as 200 miles per hour, destroying homes and livelihoods. Almost …

 Above: the path of Hurricane Jose By the Caribbean Journal staff As Hurricane Irma made landfall in Cuba and headed to Florida, another hurricane got closer to the Caribbean on Friday: Hurricane Jose. Hurricane Jose was about 265 miles east-southeast …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The now-Category 5 Hurricane Irma was set to make landfall in the Caribbean on Tuesday as islands across the northern Caribbean braced for impact. The storm was about 270 miles east of Antigua at 8 …

 Above: St Kitts viewed from St Eustatius (Caribbean Journal Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The islands of St Kitts and St Eustatius have reached an agreement on their maritime boundary, according to a statement from the government of St …

 By Alexander Britell ST EUSTATIUS — The town of Oranjestad is a winding, cobblestone-covered collection of mostly 18th century Dutch colonial buildings and scattered small homes. On a sunny Saturday, its stony streets have a certain opaque gleam. They are …

 Above: Mazinga on the Bay (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell ST EUSTATIUS — It was toward the end of a long afternoon, that hour in the Caribbean when the sun hasn’t yet made up its mind on when …

 Above: Statia (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell STATIA — Could this be the next big form of sustainable tourism in the Caribbean? Eco-tourism pioneer Jem Winston thinks so. Winston is a proponent of “homestay” tourism, which sees tourists and travelers …