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St Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism on the Rebound

 Above: Young Island off the coast of St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff After a poor showing last year, St Vincent and the Grenadines’ tourism sector has rebounded strongly so far in 2015, according to data from …

Earthquake Causes Shaking in Saint Lucia, Martinique

 Above: a graphic of the quake (USGS graphic) By the Caribbean Journal staff A 4.6-magnitude earthquake caused shaking across St Lucia and Martinique on Thursday, according to the United States Geological Survey. The earthquake struck at around 10:16 AM local …

High Winds Affecting LIAT Flights

 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Prevailing seasonal high winds are continuing to affect some flights by regional air carrier LIAT. Flights in Dominica and St Vincent and the Grenadines are among those particularly affected. In …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By Gerard BestCJ Contributor Entrepreneurship is getting a boost in St Vincent and the Grenadines. Businesses in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines have until April 3 to apply to provide incubation services to entrepreneurs, as …

 Above: the terminal at the under-construction Argyle International Airport (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The new planned airport in St Vincent and the Grenadines will derive part of its energy needs from solar energy. The Argyle International Airport, …

 A CLASSIC Caribbean beach, contemporary, luxurious accommodations, unlimited cocktails and high-level cuisine. This is the new all-inclusive. But the region’s all-inclusive product comes in a host of shapes and sizes, from hidden boutiques to larger properties with unmatched amenities. Our …

 Above: St Vincent and the Grenadines (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s no secret that the Caribbean faces an existential threat when it comes to climate change. But a new project in St Vincent and the Grenadines is …

 Above: The island of Bequia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines is seeing a decline in tourism arrivals in 2014, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The archipelago’s arrivals were down …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor While the definition of “sexy” is different for everyone, there are some Caribbean resorts whose uniquely captivating combination of style, ambiance and good old-fashioned romance should put them at the top of every list of …

 Above: Bequia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The St Vincent and the Grenadines Hotel and Tourism Association has named a new board of directors. The board includes a new president, Kim Halbich, along with Vice President Fitzroy Glasgow. …

 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal stafff St Vincent and the Grenadines’s new airport is getting closer to its debut. Dr Rudy Matthias, chief executive officer of the country’s International Airport Development Company, said “steady progress” was …

 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By Gerard BestCJ Contributor St Vincent and the Grenadines is making strides towards creating a new cadre of local entrepreneurs. Vincentians with dreams of developing their own businesses can now apply for government grants covering …

 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Climate change will disproportionately impact small island states like those in the Caribbean, and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States is looking to explore its options for coping with the …

 Choosing the best resort for a honeymoon in the Caribbean is a bit like choosing an engagement ring. There are so many, they are all beautiful and there’s usually one that’s just right for you. The difference is, you’ll have …

 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines is expecting to “soar highly in the future” in the field of information and communication technology (ICT), according to Dr Jerrol Thompson, director of special …

 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines will soon receive a $9.05 million loan from the Caribbean Development Bank for upgrades to the country’s road network. The funding will target two major …

 The Arawaks called it the “island of the clouds.” This is Bequia in St Vincent and the Grenadines, and it’s easy to understand their thinking. This tiny island of 18 square kilometres is one of the jewels of the Grenadines …

 Above: talks between St Maarten and CDB officials By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten is considering an application to become a member of the Caribbean Development Bank. A delegation led by CDB President Dr Warren Smith arrived in Philipsburg …