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The Best Caribbean Airlines

 Most major airlines fly to the Caribbean. But once you get there, if you want to go between islands, it’s a very different story. For island hoppers, businesspeople, family visitors or island explorers, there are all kinds of airlines servicing …

The US Virgin Islands’ New Cabinet

 Above: St Thomas, USVI (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff US Virgin Islands Governor-Elect Kenneth Mapp, who will be sworn in as Governor on Monday, has named the members of his Cabinet. Mapp defeated US Virgin Islands Delegate to …

US Virgin Islands Governor, Governor-Elect Talk Transition

 Above: the talks in Charlotte Amalie on Tuesday By the Caribbean Journal staff US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh met Tuesday with Governor-Elect Kenneth Mapp to discuss the ongoing transition of government ahead of Mapp’s inauguration in January. It …

LATEST NEWS

 THE LATEST Caribbean Cookbook comes to you from Haiti’s most famous chef, Ron Duprat, who sent in his recipe for crispy skin black cod. Duprat sent in the recipe on the occasion of the recent Taste of the Caribbean competition …

 Above: the meeting in USVI (Photo: OG USVI) By the Caribbean Journal staff US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh recently held talks with Carnival Corporation CEO Arnold Donald and other officials on the state of the USVI market. The …

 Above: a Cape Air plane (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional carrier Cape Air will be adding nonstop service from St Thomas to Tortola beginning Dec. 16, the company announced. Cape Air had previously offered the service until …

 Above: the USVI By the Caribbean Journal staff The real GDP of the United States Virgin Islands fell by 13.2 percent in 2012, according to the United States Bureau of Economic Analysis. That was due almost entirely to the shutdown …

 Above: the Frenchman’s Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff Jean-Paul Nel has been appointed the new general manager of the Frenchman’s Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort in St Thomas. Nel will oversee …

 Above: the HOVENSA refinery By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh has submitted the new agreement with the HOVENSA refinery to the legislature for approval. The agreement, which is the fourth Amendment Agreement between …

 Above: Pimlico Race Course By the Caribbean Journal staff Kevin Krigger of the US Virgin Islands finished fifth at the Preakness Stakes riding Goldencents Saturday as Oxbow, ridden by Gary Stevens, won the race. Krigger was bidding to become the first …

 Above: USVI Governor John de Jongh (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh left for Denmark Saturday for a week-long trip that will include economic development and research meetings. It is the …

 Above: USVI Governor John de Jongh meets with ESG officials (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Virgin Islands is moving forward with its plan to make the territory’s public schools more energy efficient, awarding a multimillion-dollar …

 Above: USVI Governor John de Jongh and FEMA Assistant Administrator Damon Penn By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands hosted a delegation of officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for a briefing this week. USVI Governor John …

 Above: the Atlantis Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives recently elected its new officers for the 2013-2014 term. The elections took place at the organization’s Annual General Meeting ahead of the Caribbean Travel …

 Above: the HOVENSA facility in St Croix By the Caribbean Journal staff Hess Corporation announced this week that it would be pursuing the sale of its terminal network in the United States, one that will include the sale of its …

 Above: USVI Gov. John de Jongh (centre) at the ceremony (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh has officially opened the just-completed Christiansted Bypass in St Croix. The $37 million project, which began …

 Above: the legislature building in Charlotte Amalie By Alexander Britell Former United States Virgin Islands Senator Alvin Williams, Jr has pleaded guilty to operating and participating in a criminal enterprise including bribery and mail fraud, US Attorney Ronald Sharpe and …

 Above: St Croix By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Virgin Islands is reporting its highest levels of air arrivals since the mid-1990s, according to a report from Texas-based consultants Reynolds, Smith and Hills. The report, which was retained …

 

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