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Hurricane Maria Devastates Dominica

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. […]


Editor's Note: The Caribbean, After Irma

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 […]


Irma in Cuba; Hurricane Jose Nears Caribbean

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 […]


Hurricane Irma Heads for the Caribbean

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 […]

St Kitts and St Eustatius Reach Agreement on Maritime Boundary

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 […]

The Caribbean's Undiscovered Island

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 […]


The Most Serene Spot in Statia

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 […]

A New Kind of Caribbean Tourism?

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 […]

The Best Caribbean Diving Destinations

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 […]


St Eustatius Unveils New Tourism Logo

Above: St Eustatius By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dutch Caribbean island of St Eustatius has unveiled a new tourism logo. The logo shows a diver under the “Quill,”, a sun and a historic street lamp, flanked by a morning […]

Dutch Security Minister Visiting Aruba, Saba and St Eustatius

Above: St Eustatius By the Caribbean Journal staff Dutch Security and Justice Minister Ivo Opstelten is on a four-day visit to the Caribbean, with stops in Aruba, Saba and St Eustatius this week. In Aruba, Opstelten will be consulting with […]

Nevis, St Eustatius Talk Agriculture

Above: a farm in Nevis (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A delegation from the government of St Eustatius visited Nevis last week for talks on agriculture. The delegation was led by Carlyle Tearr, the Commissioner of Agriculture on […]


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