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Miami’s Must-Visit Caribbean Food Event: Caribbean305

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In just its second year, the Caribbean305 event has become one of the country’s top Caribbean fetes for foodies. And it’s coming up soon. This year’s Caribbean305 returns to the Treetop Ballroom at Jungle Island …

Data Privacy in the Caribbean: What’s Next

 By Gerard BestCJ Contributor Data privacy will be among the items topping the agenda at an upcoming Caribbean Internet Governance Forum to be held by the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) in Suriname this month. The meeting is part of an …

Suriname Is Seeing a Tourism Surge

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It may be far off the radar of most travelers, but Suriname was one of the fastest-growing destinations in the Caribbean Community last year, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The country …

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 By Paul HayCJ Contributor Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All is the 14th in the long-standing series of co-publications by the World Bank and International Financial Corporation (IFC). This annual report on the ease in doing business, now in …

 Suriname-based air carrier Fly All Ways has launched new flights between Curaçao and Suriname’s capital, Paramaribo. Fly All Ways will be operating the flight twice weekly between the two destinations. The company operates flights to destinations including Haiti, St. Maarten, …

Caneel Bay

 Fewer Canadians are traveling to the Caribbean this year, according to the latest data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. After rising 4.5 percent last year, Canadian tourist arrivals to the Caribbean have declined by 3.7 percent compared to the first …

Fly AllWays

 A new flight service has launched between Suriname and Barbados. The flights are operated by an airline called Fly AllWays, which began service from Suriname to Barbados on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. The service also includes a scheduled stop in …

 Strongest in the region in more than a year By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados, St Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago were shaken by a 6.4-magnitude earthquake on Thursday morning, according to data from the United States Geological Survey. The …

 Above: Suriname By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Suriname’s Ministry of Trade and Industry has signed two historic agreements for projects with the Caribbean Development Bank to facilitate Suriname’s implementation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) and European Partnership …

 Above: an InselAir plane By Dana NilandCJ Contributor In response to what it said was rising demand, Dutch Caribbean air carrier InselAir is increasing the frequency of its flights from Curacao to several locations around the Caribbean. Beginning June 2, …

 By Guerda NicolasCJ Contributor With its theme of “Caribbean Psychology: Unmasking the Past and Claiming Our Future”, the Caribbean Alliance of National Psychological Associations (CANPA) in partnership with Suriname Association of Psychologists and Special Educators (SVPO) hosted close to 300 …

 Above: Suriname By the Caribbean Journal staff The United Nations High Commissioner For Refugees is hailing a decision by Suriname’s National Assembly to enable mothers to pass on nationality to their children. The law, an amendment to the country’s 1975 …

 Above: Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy with the delegation from Suriname (Photo: Region Martinique) By the Caribbean Journal staff Martinique Regional Council President Serge Letchimy hosted a visit from a delegation from Suriname on Tuesday. The visit was the …

 THERE AREN’T any teams from the traditional Caribbean in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil (although there are several from the wider Caribbean Basin), but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a strong Caribbean contingent. From powerhouses like the Netherlands and …

 Above: Suriname By the Caribbean Journal staff Suriname saw a solid improvement in tourism arrival numbers in 2013, according to data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The country welcomed 202,225 stopover visitors in the first 10 months of 2013, a …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Suriname has approved the donation of around $185,185 USD to help St Lucia with relief efforts following last month’s devastating trough system. The donation, announced in a diplomatic note …

 Above: Suriname takes its seat at the CDB Board of Directors meeting By the Caribbean Journal staff Suriname has officially taken its seat as a full member of the Caribbean Development Bank. The South American country joined the CDB as …

 Above: Suriname By the Caribbean Journal staff The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a pair of loans totaling $40 million to boost the electricity sector in Suriname. The loans, which were approved under the IDB’s Flexible Financing Facility, both have …