By Guy Britton It’s been said that some islands have more beaches, but few have more beautiful beaches than the island of St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands.  If you are headed to St Thomas for a few hours, … [ Read More ]

 “Let’s raise a new generation of Haitians that is scientifically and technologically literate.” By Eric Rolex JosephOp-Ed Contributor Education is the best way for a country to reduce poverty, become competitive on the international stage and strengthen democracy and good … [ Read More ]

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The government of Guyana says it is making “significant strides” towards the implementation of renewable energy sources. Most recently, the country’s Cabinet granted the Ministry of Public Infrastructure the authority to proceed with negotiations with Guyana … [ Read More ]

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott International is embarking on a major expansion push in Latin America and the Caribbean, the company said this week. The company said it plans to open 60 new hotels in Latin America and the … [ Read More ]

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Carnival Cruise Line has launched its new Fly2Fun air program, designed to provide guests with what it’s billing as maximum value, choice, and convenience when booking flights in conjunction with their cruise. The program allows guests … [ Read More ]

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Caribbean nations must strengthen their Internet infrastructure in order to take full advantage of the global digital economy. This was the message was expressed by Mark Vanterpool, Vice President of Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU), at the … [ Read More ]

 By Alexander Britell There’s not enough air conditioning. There’s no Wi-Fi. Or there’s nowhere to eat once you go through security. Or there is somewhere to eat, but it’s overpriced and, well, terrible. Or the airport staff are unnecessarily rude. These are … [ Read More ]

 On a small island teeming with high-quality restaurants, finding a good meal isn’t hard. But on one as pricey as Grand Cayman (the only Caribbean territory with a dollar worth more than the U.S. dollar) finding a good meal at … [ Read More ]

 The STIR (Photo: Dean Barnes) By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Gunboats and VX One boats will sail in inaugural classes at the St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR), which is set for March 25-27, 2016. The event which will also feature an … [ Read More ]

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor A number of Dominica’s hiking trails are now open for the first time in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Erika. The Forestry Division of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has worked to alleviate the infrastructural … [ Read More ]

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Princess Anne visited Jamaica last week, and the British Royal raved that she was “wonderfully entertained with that real flavor of Jamaica.” The Princess’ visited included tours of the Mico College University, the Jamaica Defence … [ Read More ]

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the toniest island in the Caribbean, and that means serious real estate. The newest listing to hit the market in St Barth is called Artepea, a four-bedroom, four-bathroom villa at the top of the … [ Read More ]

 Major damage on several islands By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Joaquin pummeled parts of the Bahamas as it rose north this weekend. The Category 4 storm’s biggest damage came in the south of Long Island, where it caused “major … [ Read More ]

 A new place to stay By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Blue Sky Luxury has announced the addition of Langara, the Penthouse at Sandy Cove Barbados, to its Caribbean villa portfolio. Blue Sky Luxury now represents over 250 rental properties in Antigua, … [ Read More ]

 A push for transparency By Gerard BestCJ Contributor Across the Caribbean, governments are moving their essential services to digital platforms and generating more data than ever. Yet much valuable public information remains locked away in proprietary systems, beyond the reach … [ Read More ]