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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Morning in St Hilaire Point, Bequia

 The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jacques Thevenot, who sent in this snapshot from St Hilaire Point in Bequia, St Vincent and the Grenadines. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send …

The Caribbean’s Best Boutique Hotels

 What makes a boutique hotel … boutique? Is boutique just another word for a small hotel? Is a boutique hotel a small hotel with an upscale image, a unique design or a special theme? There are so many special small hotels …

CARICOM Planning to “Engage” Caribbean Business Leaders

 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM Heads of Government are planning a new push to engage with the Caribbean’s business leaders, the bloc said in a statement following their meeting in St Vincent last week. …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: Serge Letchimy, president of Martinique’s Regional Council (Photo: RM) By the Caribbean Journal staff Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy will be on hand for this week’s 25th Intersessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the …

 Above: Jamaica Prime Minister Portia Simpson MIller By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller is attending this week’s CARICOM Heads of Government conference in St Vincent and the Grenadines, her office announced. Simpson Miller, who is …

 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Community will begin the 25th Intersessional Meeting of its Conference of Heads of Government in St Vincent and the Grenadines next week. The conference, which will be hosted …

 Sometimes a Caribbean all-inclusive resort is exactly what you need.  Or, in the case of an extreme winter, exactly what the doctor ordered: sun-drenched beaches, no wallets, no stress, no schedules and plenty of space to wind down … or …

 Above; St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Three Eastern Caribbean countries are benefitting from an infrastructure development thrust that could usher in a new era of technology-based innovation and entrepreneurship for the region. The initiative is part …

 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of St Vincent and the Grenadines will place “major emphasis” on infrastructural development this year, Governor General Sir Frederick Ballantyne said in his recent Throne Speech. Sir Frederick …

 Above: St Vincent and the Grenadines (CJ Photo) By Gerard Best Governments of the Eastern Caribbean have taken what could be a significant step toward harmonizing their countries’ investments in telecommunications infrastructure. A regional project, called the Caribbean Regional Communications …

 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The European Commission has donated around $409,000 to Eastern Caribbean countries impacted by the Christmas trough system. The funding, announced by the European Commission’s Department of Humanitarian Aid and Civil …

 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s National Disaster Management Agency has begun efforts to provide relief for St Vincent, St Lucia and Dominica, which suffered from serious storms over the Christmas holiday. The NADMA has …

 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines remains “open for business,” despite last week’s serious storm, officials said Friday. The damage to mainland St Vincent was primarily on the island’s North Leeward, …

 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Kingdom will be providing around $370,370 USD in emergency support for humanitarian efforts in St Vincent and the Grenadines and St Lucia, according to the British High Commission …

 Above: Guyana President Donald Ramotar By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana’s Cabinet has approved financial support for the Eastern Caribbean islands impacted by last week’s serious storm. Guyana has approved $100,000 USD for both St Lucia and St Vincent and …

 Above: Antigua PM Dr Baldwin Spencer By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua Prime Minister Dr Baldwin Spencer visited flood-impacted areas in St Vincent over the weekend. The floods, which led to the deaths of eight people and another five reports …

 The “mainland” island of the Grenadines chain, St Vincent is a lush, mountainous wonder. And when you’re not exploring dormant volcanoes, exploring colonial forts or finding your way through downtown Kingstown, the island is full of culinary experiences to try. …

 Above: Union Island (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A “major investor” has been contacted about developing lands at Chatham Bay on Union Island in the Grenadines, according to Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves. The government has received the …