Trinidad, Venezuela Shaken By 5.2-Magnitude Earthquake

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 […]


InselAir Launches New Flights Between Aruba, Venezuela

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 […]


St Lucia PM Visits Venezuela

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 […]


St Kitts Prime Minister Meets With Venezuelan Delegation

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 […]

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 […]

At Miami's Casabe 305, Caribbean Food With a Venezuelan Soul

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 […]


Dominica, Venezuela Partnering on Link Road Project

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 […]

Op-Ed: Rethinking PetroCaribe

By Jevon Minto Op-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 […]

Melia Planning Five Hotels in Venezuela

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 […]


Owners of St Croix's HOVENSA Seek Extension on Sales Agreement

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 […]

Delta: Caracas Flight Reductions Due to Government Currency Controls

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 […]

Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe Makes Visit to Venezuela

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 […]


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