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Aruba Airlines Relaunches Curaçao Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to fly to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao. Aruba Airlines is reintroducing service to Curaçao from a host of gateways, including Miami, Maracaibo, Venezuela and Valencia, Venezuela. The flights officially …

InselAir Launching New Aruba-Venezuela Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Dutch Caribbean air carrier InselAir is launching its newest service to Venezuela. The company will start operating new nonstop flights from Aruba to Las Piedras, Venezuela beginning May 19. The flights will operate on Thursdays …

Maduro Says US, Venezuela Opening Channel to “Regularize” Relations

 Above: Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro in the televised address  By the Caribbean Journal staff Is the United States set for a rapprochement with another longtime regional foe? US officials including State Department Counselor Tom Shannon held talks in Haiti this …

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 Above: an InselAir plane By the Caribbean Journal staff InselAir is expanding with two new routes to Venezuela and Brazil. Beginning July 3, the Dutch Caribbean carrier will launch service between Curacao and Manaus, Brazil; on July 14, the carrier …

 Above: the Paradisus Palma Real in the Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana region By the Caribbean Journal staff Melia Hotels International reported strong growth in the Americas in the first quarter of 2015, according to a new statement from the company. …

 Above: Puerto Ordaz By the Caribbean Journal staff Dutch Caribbean carrier InselAir is expanding its service to Venezuela. On Tuesday, the airline launches flights to Puerto Ordaz, its sixth destination in Venezuela. Puerto Ordaz is located at the confluence of …

 Above: a map of the quake (graphic: USGS) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela were shaken by a 5.2-magnitude earthquake on Wednesday evening, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake was focused at an …

 Above: an InselAir plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Dutch Caribbean carrier InselAir has launched a new route, the company announced. Last week, the carrier began its first-ever flights between Aruba and Maracaibo, Venezuela. InselAir had already been serving the …

 Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony is attending a special meeting of the heads of state and government of PetroCaribe and ALBA in Caracas. The meeting was convened to …

 Above: the talks in Basseterre By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Timothy Marris kicked off his first full week in office by hosting a visiting delegation from Venezuela. The Venezuelan group was led by …

 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 …

 Above: the “yucatecos” tostones at Casabe 305 (all photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell MIAMI — The meal was over. The espresso was down to the last drop. And then the cheesecake came. It didn’t look like cheesecake; it was …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Venezuela and Dominica are partnering on a link road project on the Caribbean island. The Petit Soufriere-Rosalie Link Road is now in its fifth phase, with the most challenging portion set …

 By Jevon MintoOp-Ed Contributor The International Monetary Fund’s Director for the Western Hemisphere Department, Alejandro Werner, warned this week, during a forum held in Montego Bay on Unlocking Economic Growth in the Caribbean, that the likelihood of fallout in the …

 Above: an Innside by Melia hotel By the Caribbean Journal staff Melia Hotel International will be managing five new hotels in Venezuela under the Innside By Melia brand in the coming years, the company announced. The hotels will be developed …

 Above: the HOVENSA refinery in St Croix By the Caribbean Journal staff The owners of the HOVENSA oil facility in St Croix have asked for an extension of the agreement governing the sales process for the property, the US Virgin …

 Above: a Delta plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta’s recently-announced reductions in flights to Caracas, Venezuela were due to circumstances relating to the “the government’s foreign currency control requirements,” the carrier said in a release. The company announced at …

 Above: Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe departed Haiti Tuesday for a 24-hour visit to Venezuela, his office announced. Lamothe was set to meet with Venezuela President Nicolas …