Green Caribbean: It's Not Sustainability — It's Common Sense

By Denaye Hinds CJ Contributor OVER THE YEARS, we have heard words and phrases like eco-friendly, green, eco-conscious, eco-lodge, go-green, greening our bottom line, conserving, preserving, sustaining. All of these relate to the act of considering the environment, being more […]


Jamaica to Receive $80 Million IDB Loan for "Fiscal Sustainability"

Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica will be receiving an $80 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank aimed at improving the “effectiveness and efficiency” of the country’s tax system. The loan will target “fiscal sustainability,” […]

Caribbean Culture and Sustainability

By K Denaye Hinds CJ Contributor HOW DOES one identify one Caribbean Island from another? For the unassuming traveler wanting to have a great time in a sun-filled destination, how do they differentiate? How are our islands achieving unity as […]


Statia to Host Sustainability Conference

Above: Statia By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Statia will be hosting its second Statia Sustainable Conference & Exhibition in September. The conference is being hosted by the St Eustatius Tourism Development Foundation from Sept. 25 to Sept. […]

Sustainable Caribbean: Corporate Social Responsibility and Caribbean Tourism

By K Denaye Hinds CJ Contributor ENSURING THE LONGEVITY of Caribbean resorts and the surrounding communities in which they operate goes hand in hand. The unique advantage of island tourism is the potential direct and indirect impact that can be […]

Rum Journal: From the Rainforests of Brazil, an Eco-Friendly Cachaca

Above: the Atlantic rainforest in Brazil CAN DRINKING RUM help save the environment? It’s a pleasant thought for any rum enthusiast — but a new rum from a small town at the edge of Brazil’s Atlantic rainforest may do just […]


Costa Rica's Sustainability Lesson For Caribbean Tourism

Above: Costa Rica (Photo: Costa Rica Tourism) By Alexander Britell PORT OF SPAIN – As the Caribbean seeks to bring sustainability to its tourism sector, it may find inspiration in the southwest corner of the Caribbean basin. Indeed, the region can […]


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