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Earthquake Causes Shaking in Northeast Caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A 5.2-magnitude earthquake caused shaking across much of the northeastern Caribbean on Sunday morning, according to data from the US Geological Survey. The quake, which struck at around 11:12 AM local time, was centered about …

Island Routes Planning Expansion to St Kitts and Nevis, Dominica, Belize

 Above: an Island Routes excursion in Grenada By Alexander Britell MONTEGO BAY — Regional tour company Island Routes is continuing its Caribbean expansion, with plans to open in Belize, St Kitts and Dominica this year, according to General Manager David …

Grenada Parliament Passes Citizenship By Investment Act

 Above: Grenada By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s Parliament has passed the Grenada Citizen by Investment Act 2013, the government announced. The act, which passed last week, would make Grenada one of an increasing number of Caribbean countries offering passports …

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 Above: Tyson Gay and Kim Collins By the Caribbean Journal staff Kim Collins may be getting up in age, but he’s still showing why he’s a national hero in St Kitts and Nevis. Despite a fourth-place finish in Lausanne on …

 Above: Ambassador Ariel Fernandez and FM Patrice Nisbett By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis and Argentina have signed a technical cooperation agreement, the government announced. The agreement was signed by St Kitts and Nevis Foreign Minister Patrice …

 Above: St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis’ cruise tourism sector has grown by more than 400 percent in the last six years, according to a study by US-based Business Research and Economic Advisors. …

 By Paul HayOp-Ed Contributor According to the Energy Policy and Sector Analysis in the Caribbean (2010 – 2011), the “Caribbean islands have the potential to lead the world to a new energy future.” Research on this paper was the cumulative …

 Above: Basseterre (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Taiwan Foreign Minister David Yung-lo Lin arrived in St Kitts Saturday for an official visit to the twin-island federation, following a trip to St Vincent and the Grenadines. The Taiwanese envoy …

 This is no ordinary infinity pool. Yes, it goes on forever toward the Caribbean Sea. But what’s really display here is the future of tourism in St Kitts. Today’s Caribbean Postcard is a snapshot from one of the newly-built cottages …

 Above: St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The luxury travel market in St Kitts and Nevis continues to grow, according to new data from the government. The twin-island federation is seeing an increase in both yacht and …

 Above: Carmen Lomellin, Permanent Representative of the United States to the OAS; Joel Hernandez, Permanent Representative of Mexico to the OAS; José Miguel Insulza, OAS Secretary General; Albert R. Ramdin, OAS Assistant Secretary General (OAS Photo/Juan Manuel Herrera) By the …

 Above: Basseterre (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis Opposition Leader Mark Brantley has filed a motion of no confidence against the government of Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas. The motion has not yet been tabled …

 Above: Nevis (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis has made “significant progress” on restructuring the country’s public debt, according to the International Monetary Fund, which recently completed its fourth review of the country’s economic performance …

 Above: Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas (UN Photo/Evan Schneider) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas made the trip to Nigeria this week. Douglas was joined by Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of …

 Above: downtown Basseterre, St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis is receiving a pair of interceptor vessels from the United States Coast Guard. The new ships come under the aegis of the “Secure Seas” …

 Above: Basseterre, St Kitts (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell ST KITTS — Regional stakeholders are gathering in St Kitts this week to examine the current state of Caribbean tourism. The Caribbean Tourism Organization is hosting the two-day event, the “State …

 Above: Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas (UN Photo/Evan Schneider) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas is in Tokyo this week to attend meetings of the Commonwealth Ministers of Finance and the International …

 Above: Basseterre, St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The International Monetary Fund has downgraded its growth outlook for St Kitts and Nevis for 2012 from 0 to -0.7 percent, it said following the conclusion of a mission …