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St Vincent and the Grenadines Adds Quarantine for U.S. Travelers

 St Vincent and the Grenadines, which reopened for tourism last month, has implemented a series of changes to its travel protocols including the addition of a quarantine period for U.S. travelers on commercial flights.  St Vincent and the Grenadines had …

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Mandarin Oriental Reopens Caribbean Resort

 Luxury brand Mandarin Oriental has reopened its only resort in the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Mandarin Oriental, Canouan, set on the island of Canouan in St Vincent and the Grenadines, reopened its doors this month.  The ultra-luxe boutique …

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Caribbean Airlines Expands in the Eastern Caribbean

 Caribbean Airlines has expanded its network in the Eastern Caribbean. The Port-of-Spain-based airline has launched new flights from Barbados to both St Vincent and Grenada.  It’s part of what the company is calling its “strategic plan,” following its acquisition of …

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 Sandals Resorts International is opening its first-ever resort in St Vincent and the Grenadines.  The company is opening a new Beaches resort, the first in the Eastern Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The property will be a transformation of the …

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 Turks and Caicos-based InterCaribbean Airways is expanding its network in the Eastern Caribbean.  The company announced new connecting services between Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.  “The demand for our flights across the Caribbean continues to grow, …

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 There may be no better way to find escape from the pandemic than the glorious seclusion of a Caribbean private island resort. Social distancing is a given when you’re sharing an exclusive dot of land in the middle of the …

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 American Airlines has relaunched more routes to the Caribbean, part of a broader restart of service to the region.  The world’s largest airline officially resumed nonstop flights to Aruba from both Miami and Charlotte this weekend.  Both of those routes …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A Tropical Storm is heading for the Eastern Caribbean, according to the latest update from the National Hurricane Center. Tropical Storm Dorian is approaching the Caribbean with maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to get to St Vincent and the Grenadines. In a big boost for St Vincent’s new Argyle International Airport, Air Canada has launched its first ever flights to the destination. The …

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 As it prepares to launch a major new airport, St Vincent and the Grenadines is reporting very strong tourism growth so far in 2016, according to the government’s latest data. The archipelago is reporting an increase in stayover arrivals of …

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon, CJ Travel Editor Sports Illustrated’s annual swimsuit issue is currently on the newsstands, and eagle-eyed Caribbean fans will no doubt spot a familiar backdrop for the mesmerizing models. That’s because St Vincent and the Grenadines private island-resort …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Michael Lambert, who sent in this snapshot of the last day of carnival this year in Kingstown, St Vincent. “We have been staying in Bequia since mid May and have thoroughly …

 Above: St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves (UN Photo/Ryan Brown) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves has taken over responsibility for the Ministry of Works, the government …

 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The International Monetary Fund’s Executive Board has approved a $6.4 million disbursement to St Vincent and the Grenadines, the organization announced Friday. The funding will be drawn from a Rapid …

 BEQUIA —Making rum punch is an art form: there is no one perfect way to do it. (That’s without mentioning the perfect planteur, rum punch’s French Caribbean cousin.) Generally speaking, the further south you go, the more bitter the rum …

 Above: St Vincent Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves and Guyana President Donald Ramotar By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves headed to Guyana to visit CARICOM and for bilateral talks with Guyana …

 Above: UN headquarters in New York By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines has named a new permanent representative to the United Nations. Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves announced that Inga Rhonda King would be succeeding his …

 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 …