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Caribbean Photo of the Week: On the Beach in Vieques

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes to us from Caribbean Journal reader Mathias Kirchmer, who sent in this beautiful picture of Sun Bay on the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico. Do you have a great photo …

Caribbean Concierge: Hiram Cabral of the W Retreat & Spa, Vieques

 It’s the largest and most luxurious hotel on the still-untouched Puerto Rican island of Vieques — the W Retreat & Spa, Vieques Island. And when there’s something you need, or something you need to find, Hiram Cabral is the man …

Meet the Caribbean: Vieques, Puerto Rico in 9 Photos

 Our Meet the Caribbean feature introduces you to the most photogenic place on earth: the Caribbean. We’ll be taking you through places large and small with an assortment of photos that capture the spirit and essence of a place. We …

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 YOU’RE IN the Caribbean, naturally having a great time. But you want to turn an already exciting vacation into a full-fledged adventure with a few extra days on an island you’ve never explored. The solution? Some good, old-fashioned island hopping, …

 Above: Vieques (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico has named Professor Carlos Severino a special commissioner for the sustainable development of the islands of Vieques and Culebra. The move was announced by Acting Governor David Bernier on …

 Above: Vieques (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell VIEQUES — I’m in a taxi with a couple from Boston that just arrived here from the neighbouring island of Culebra. “I hear they’ve got great beaches there,” I say. Quickly, …

 Above: a Cape Air plane in Vieques (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell The last flight from Tortola on Sunday night marked the end of the American Eagle era in the Caribbean, a process that has been in the works for …

 Above: a map of the quake (Graphic: USGS) By the Caribbean Journal staff A 4.0-magnitude earthquake shook the southern coast of the Dominican Republic early Monday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake’s epicentre was approximately 17 …

 Above: the St Regis Bahia Beach in Puerto Rico By Alexander Britell PARADISE ISLAND — Last month, Starwood’s Richard Suarez said the company was pursuing an “aggressive expansion strategy” in Latin America. But that strategy appears to include the Caribbean …