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Venezuela Earthquake Shakes Trinidad, Southern Caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit Venezuela on Tuesday, rocking northern Venezuela and causing strong tremors across much of the southern Caribbean. The quake, which struck at 5:31 PM local time, was felt most strongly in neighboring …

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 …

Air China, Caribbean Airlines Hold Talks

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Is this the beginning of a major partnership? The Chairman of Caribbean Airlines, Ronnie Mohammed, visited China this week to meet with officials from the NHA Group and Air China. The delegation, which is led by …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor LIAT has reached an agreement with Caribbean Airlines to operate flights on the Trinidad and Tobago air bridge. The airline will operate an ATR 72 aircraft to provide assistance in moving passengers on the air bridge. …

 By Fatima Thompson The first month of the year is usually the start of the high performance season in the Caribbean, but hotel figures came in at their lowest January level in years, according to the latest data from STR. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Rob Lenker, who sent in this stunning shot of sunrise in the Tobago Cays archipelago of St Vincent and the Grenadines. Have you taken a great …

marriott hotels

 By Alexander Britell The world’s biggest hotel company has a massive footprint in the Caribbean, and it’s only getting bigger. But with such a large network of properties around the region, Marriott was also impacted by Hurricanes Maria and Irma. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The new Tobago Tourism Agency has named its first-ever Chief Executive Officer. The agency has appointed Louis Lewis, who most recently served as director of tourism in St Lucia, a role in which he served …

 By Alexander Britell Sandals Resorts International is expanding to a new Caribbean island: Tobago. Sandals has signed a memorandum of understanding to bring both its Sandals and Beaches brands to Tobago. Sandals Resorts International Chairman Gordon “Butch” Stewart said plans …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago-based Caribbean Airlines has named a new Chief Executive Officer, the company announced Tuesday. The airline has named Garvin Medera as its new CEO, effective immediately. Medera comes to the company after having …

best honeymoon destinations

 As the Caribbean works to recover from last month’s hurricanes, (a process that is already taking shape), one of the biggest questions we hear from travelers is, “where can I still visit?” Or, for some, “can I still visit the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a major boost for the region, all British Airways flights between the Caribbean and London are operating regularly. “Our flights are back to normal between the Caribbean and London,” a spokesperson for the airline …

 By David P. RoweCJ Contributor One of the Caribbean’s political giants of the 20th century was Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson, a lawyer, statesman and patriot who survived the violent attempted coup in Trinidad. Robinson was born on the island of …

 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 …

 The United Nations Development Programme has released the latest edition of its Human Development Index, it’s periodic  ranking that effectively names the best countries in the world to live in. The index is based on a number of factors, including …

 Caribbean Airlines is launching new service between Trinidad and Tobago and St. Vincent’s new Argyle International Airport on April 14. The new flights will operate twice weekly on Fridays and Sundays. Caribbean Airlines is one of the first airlines to …

 By GERARD BEST Forward-thinking network operators in Latin America and the Caribbean are using the Internet’s next-generation protocol, called IPv6, to gain a business edge over their competitors. The upside for customers is better quality of service, and in the …

 The thirteenth regional meeting of the Caribbean Network Operators Group, or CaribNOG, will take place in Barbados from April 18 to 19, 2017. CaribNOG is the region’s first volunteer-based community of network engineers, computer security experts and tech aficionados. “At …