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Miami’s Big Caribbean Food Festival Is Back

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Miami’s biggest Caribbean food festival is back again this year when Caribbean305 returns for its third edition. This year, the culinary and cultural celebration will take place at Mana Wynwood in the heart of Miami’s …

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Copa Adding First-Ever Flights to Suriname

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama-based Copa Airlines is launching its first-ever flights to Suriname, the carrier said this week. The new roundtrip service, which will begin operating in July, will operate twice weekly between Panama City and Paramaribo. Suriname …

Trinidad and Tobago Wins Caribbean’s Top Culinary Competition

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago’s national culinary team took home the top honors in the latest edition of the Taste of the Caribbean competition in Miami last week. The team beat out 11 other national culinary teams …

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 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …