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VIDEO: A Moment on the Edge of Grand Anse Beach

 This is another side of Grand Anse, among the most beautiful beaches in all of the West Indies. It’s the far southwestern edge, even more calm, even more stunning. It’s here that the Mount Cinnamon boutique hotel has its great …

VIDEO: On the Beach in Barbuda

 Yes, we know you know where it is. But for many travelers, Barbuda remains an undiscovered island in the Caribbean, hidden in plain sight in the eastern corner of the region, despite being just a short plane ride or ferry away. …

VIDEO: Why This Might Be the Perfect Caribbean Rum Distillery

 Deep in the north of Martinique, in a rainforest, at the foot of a fearsome volcano, it is there. Rhum JM, a distillery that produces some of the best rum in all of the West Indies. There is a way …

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 The minute you leave the airport in Grenada, you notice something. There’s an aroma. The air there is different. It’s because of the spice. Grenada is one of the world’s leading producer of Nutmeg, and it hasn’t just led to …

 Above: the Soufriere volcano in St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean, particularly the Eastern Caribbean, is full of active and dormant volcanoes, some of which still emit gases into the atmosphere. But do those gases …

 THE RHUMS of the French Caribbean department of Guadeloupe remain something of a mystery to the wider world, unfortunately so — as they are among the best in the world. While those of nearby Martinique receive their due praise, Guadeloupe’s …

 Above: the new National Health Complex in St Lucia (Photo: Ayman Khalil) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s government is considering an alliance with the University of the West Indies that would link the country’s hospitals with the regional …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican native Dave Cameron has been elected the new president of the West Indies Cricket Board. Cameron had previously been the WICB’s vice president. He defeated incumbent Dr Julian Hunte in a narrow vote at …

 Above: a map of the quake By the Caribbean Journal staff A 4.8-magnitude earthquake occurred southeast of Grenada on Sunday afternoon, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake occurred at about 1:28 PM local time. A preliminary reading …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The West Indies defeated Sri Lanka in the final of the World Twenty20 tournament in Colombo, taking the crown as world champions on Sunday. The Windies’ strong tournament, and its 36-run victory Sunday, reminded some …

 Above: Chris Gayle (Digicelcricket.com/Brooks LaTouche) By the Caribbean Journal staff The West Indies continued their surge through the Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka, defeating Australia by 74 runs to set up a showdown with Sri Lanka on Sunday in …

 Above: Brian Lara in Antigua in 2004 By the Caribbean Journal staff Former West Indies star Brian Lara will be inducted into the International Cricket Council’s ICC Cricket Hall of Fame Saturday. Lara will be the 67th male member of …

 Above: Andre Russell at bat (Digicelcricket.com/Brooks LaTouche) By the Caribbean Journal staff Andre Russell and Dwayne Bravo each stroked half-centuries as the West Indies won the last of five Digicel One-day internationals against New Zealand. The Windies notched 241 in …

 Above: Tino Best led the way (Digicelcricket.com/Brooks LaTouche) By the Caribbean Journal staff A strong bowling performance from Tino Best and Sunil Narine spun the West Indies to a series-clinching, 24-run victory over New Zealand in Basseterre Saturday. The victory …

 Above: Andre Russell (Digicelcricket.com/Brooks LaTouche) By the Caribbean Journal staff The West Indies topped New Zealand Thursday with a nine-wicket victory in the first One-day International at Sabina Park in Kingston. The match marked a homecoming of sorts for Jamaica’s …

 Above: Chris Gayle, Man of the Series this weekend in Lauderhill (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad’s Sunil Narine stymied New Zealand to help the West Indies to a 61-run victory in the second of two T20 International …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The year-long impasse between Jamaica’s Chris Gayle and the West Indies Cricket Board has been resolved, Antigua Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer has announced. Baldwin said the way is now clear for the active return of …

 Following their success in the first Cricket World Cup in 1975 and until the 1990s, the West Indies ruled the cricket world. The so-called “calypso cricketers” were a machine, which is now the subject of a feature film, Fire in …