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Cuba, Trinidad Sign Tourism Pact

Above: Cuba By the Caribbean Journal staff The governments of Cuba and Trinidad and Tobago have signed a bilateral cooperation agreement in the tourism sector. The agreement, which was announced by Cuba’s government this week, aims to “promote and increase […]

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A New Judge at the Caribbean Court of Justice

Above: new Justice Maureen Rajnauth-Lee (left) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Port-of-Spain-based Caribbean Court of Justice has its newest member. Trinidad President Anthony Carmona officially swore in Justice Maureen Rajnauth-Lee last week. Rajnauth-Lee is a native of Trinidad and […]

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The Best Business Hotels in Trinidad

When US Vice President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping visited the Caribbean, they both went to Trinidad. That’s because over the years the country has become the de facto business capital of the region, led by its booming […]

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Transforming Caribbean Cocoa

Above: a cacao plantation (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The University of the West Indies’ Cocoa Research Centre has embarked on a major new project: to transform the region’s cocoa sector. The new project, dubbed the International Fine […]


The Caribbean’s Street Food Capital

Above: a corn soup stand at Queen’s Park Savannah By Alexander Britell PORT OF SPAIN — On the streets of this city, everywhere you look is an artist. And he’s usually called a doubles man. Every day he makes doubles, […]


Rum Journal: Monkey Coconut Rum

It’s an obligatory test for any rum: how does it taste neat? But the neat test applies particularly well to flavoured rums: it’s the best way to really see what such a rum is made of — even if you’d never […]

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Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro to Visit Trinidad and Tobago

Above: Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro By the Caribbean Journal staff Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro is visiting Trinidad and Tobago this week. The visit comes after an invitation extended by Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar after the CELAC summit in Costa […]


Trinidad PM Forms Team to Examine Issue of Self-Government in Tobago

Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has announced the establishment of a joint team to examine the issue of internal self-government for Tobago. The move comes at the request of […]


Trinidad Prime Minister Shakes Up Cabinet

Above: Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago has a new Cabinet, following the latest reshuffle by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar. Persad-Bissessar revoked the appointments of six Ministers, including National Security Minister […]

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Why This Island Has Launched a New “Good Foods” Project

Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Tobago is making a push when it comes to “good” foods. Thanks in part to the European Business Chamber in Trinidad and Tobago, the island has launched what’s […]


Trinidad and Tobago, Association of Caribbean States Talk Tourism

Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago tourism authorities recently held talks with the Association of Caribbean States, the two sides announced this week. The aim of the talks was to “facilitate dialogue on cooperation […]


Jamaica’s Parliament to Vote on Move to Caribbean Court of Justice

Above: the Caribbean Court of Justice in Port of Spain By the Caribbean Journal staff Since it gained independence in 1962, Jamaica’s final court of appeal has been the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London. That could change, […]


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