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Air Canada Launches Flights to St Vincent and the Grenadines

 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 …

Best All-Inclusive Resorts

The 25 Best All Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean for 2017

 The definition of “all inclusive resorts” has been changing. What used to mean endless buffet lines and mass-produced travel kitsch is rapidly becoming something very different, both in response to changing tastes and the arrival of new kinds of travelers. …

St Vincent and the Grenadines

St Vincent and the Grenadines Seeing Strong Tourism Growth

 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 …

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 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 …

 Above: St Vincent and the Grenadines By the Caribbean Journal staff Taiwan Minister of Foreign Affairs David Lin arrived in St Vincent and the Grenadines Thursday for a two-day visit to the country, the government said. The trip will include …

 Above: Barbados, home to the CDB, is current on its obligations to the bank (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Standard & Poor’s has lowered the long-term foreign currency credit rating on the Caribbean Development Bank to “AA” from …

 Above: Bequia (Photo: Discover St Vincent) By the Caribbean Journal staff Economic indicators suggest that a “slow recovery may be underway” in St Vincent and the Grenadines, according to the International Monetary Fund, which recently concluded a visit to the …

 Above: the La Soufriere Volcano in St Vincent By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of St Vincent and the Grenadines is pursuing a variety of green energy sources, particularly geothermal, according to Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves. The Prime …

 Above: La Soufriere in St Vincent By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines is launching a national culture project aimed at developing a national cultural policy for the country. The move was announced by Elvis Charles, Junior …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia, Grenada and St Vincent and the Grenadines will be part of the first phase of a 10-year Information and Communication Technology programme funded by the World Bank. The Caribbean Regional Communications Infrastructure Programme …

 Above: Ambassador Camillo Gonsalves (UN Photo/JC McIlwaine) By the Caribbean Journal staff Camillo Gonsalves, St Vincent and the Grenadines’ Ambassador to the United Nations, was arrested and detained for 15 minutes Wednesday by a New York City police officer following …