St Vincent and the Grenadines

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A Secret Wonder of St Vincent and the Grenadines

 It’s one of the great wonders of St Vincent and the Grenadines, but you may not have heard of it: the towering pinnacle called Fort Duvernette off Young Island. The rock is a 195-foot-high volcanic “plug” made of basalt. While ... [ Read More ]

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VIDEO: A Quick Trip to Sugar Reef, Bequia

 It’s the most charming hotel in Bequia: Sugar Reef, the boutique hotel with just eight rooms on a magical beach in the Grenadines. The property is set on a 65-acre coconut plantation on the edge of a quarter-mile-long beach. It’s ... [ Read More ]

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Underwater Caribbean: A Frogfish in Bequia

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Underwater Caribbean photo comes to us from Caribbean Journal reader Earl Jr, who sent in this wonderful shot of a frogfish taken under the water near Bequia in St Vincent and the Grenadines. ... [ Read More ]

LATEST NEWS

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the few still-largely-undiscovered islands of the Caribbean: Bequia. And this charming little isle in the Grenadines chain is home to this an eight-bedroom, seven-bathroom, 11,500-square-foot getaway. The property is currently listed for $6.75 ... [ Read More ]

The new maternity ward at Bequia Hospital

 It’s an all-too-familiar problem on islands like Bequia and Mustique: a pregnant woman goes into labor unexpectedly, and sometimes the only option is to risk danger to herself and her baby by traveling by speedboat to St Vincent. Now, that ... [ Read More ]

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 The latest Caribbean Underwater was sent in by CJ reader Renata Tomanova, who sent in this shot of tube sponges in the seas around the Tobago Cays in St Vincent and the Grenadines. Did you take a great photo of ... [ Read More ]

Above: celebrating carnival in Kingstown, St Vincent and the Grenadines.

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Michael Lambert, who sent in this snapshot of the last day of carnival this year in Kingstown, St Vincent. “We have been staying in Bequia since mid May and have thoroughly ... [ Read More ]

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Mike Velthaus from HIllsdale, New Jersey, who sent in this beautiful shot while waiting for the green flash at Basil’s in Mustique. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: The island of Bequia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines is seeing a decline in tourism arrivals in 2014, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The archipelago’s arrivals were down ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Bequia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The St Vincent and the Grenadines Hotel and Tourism Association has named a new board of directors. The board includes a new president, Kim Halbich, along with Vice President Fitzroy Glasgow. ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal stafff St Vincent and the Grenadines’s new airport is getting closer to its debut. Dr Rudy Matthias, chief executive officer of the country’s International Airport Development Company, said “steady progress” was ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By Gerard BestCJ Contributor St Vincent and the Grenadines is making strides towards creating a new cadre of local entrepreneurs. Vincentians with dreams of developing their own businesses can now apply for government grants covering ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Climate change will disproportionately impact small island states like those in the Caribbean, and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States is looking to explore its options for coping with the ... [ Read More ]

68th General Assembly, General Debate

 Above: St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves (UN Photo/Ryan Brown) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves has taken over responsibility for the Ministry of Works, the government ... [ Read More ]

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Charlotte Lawton, who sent in this wonderful snapshot of the bay at the island of Mayreau in the Grenadines, where she’s “spent many a night at anchor.” Do you have a ... [ Read More ]

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 The Arawaks called it the “island of the clouds.” This is Bequia in St Vincent and the Grenadines, and it’s easy to understand their thinking. This tiny island of 18 square kilometres is one of the jewels of the Grenadines ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: St Vincent (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The International Monetary Fund’s Executive Board has approved a $6.4 million disbursement to St Vincent and the Grenadines, the organization announced Friday. The funding will be drawn from a Rapid ... [ Read More ]

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Deidre McConnell, who sent in this beautiful snapshot of a boat on the beach in Bequia in the Grenadines. The name of the boat for speaks for itself. Do you have ... [ Read More ]