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In Trinidad and Tobago, a Spotlight on Caribbean Film

 Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival set for 10th edition By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Film enthusiasts will gather in Trinidad and Tobago this September for the tenth annual Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival. This year’s TTFF will feature films from and ... [ Read More ]

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Maracas Bay, Trinidad

 The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from Caribbean Journal reader Melony Mejias, who sent in this beautiful shot of Maracas Bay in Trinidad. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to [email protected] with CPOTW ... [ Read More ]

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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 ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Virgin Atlantic officially made its return to Tobago last week. The carrier is now operating a weekly Sunday service that will expand to two flights per week during the winter season ... [ Read More ]

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 By Jamie GangooRum Journal Contributor Rum shops have offered a lot — a haven for the broken-hearted, a podium for aspiring leaders, and a round table for discussions on current affairs and bacchanals (i.e. gossip). They are the place to ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has announced the establishment of a joint team to examine the issue of internal self-government for Tobago. The move comes at the request of ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad is reporting a 2 percent increase in oil/condensate output in the fourth quarter of 2014. That was revealed by the Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs last week. The increase ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff InselAir has officially launched a series of new flights out of its Curacao hub. The carrier launched new service from Curacao to Georgetown, Guyana last week, following the addition of new ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Lines will be sailing to the island of Tobago for the first time next year. The news was announced as part of a series of new longer voyages the ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Is it time for self-government in Tobago? It’s a question that has long been on the mind of many residents, and one that Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly ... [ Read More ]

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 WE’RE BIG fans of the venerable House of Angostura here at Rum Journal. While much of the world knows Angostura first for its bitters we know better: their rum is outstanding, led by our typical favourite, the sensational 1919 (although ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Tourism agencies from across Latin America and the Caribbean are slated to meet on Monday in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. The agencies are gathering under the theme of “Sustainable ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Port of Spain ICJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago and Chile are looking to expand their cooperation in the energy sector. Trinidad Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine recently held talks with Chile’s Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago, ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago needs to push its tourism sector more strongly, according to Spain’s Ambassador to the country, Jose Maria Fernandez Lopez de Toriso. The Ambassador, who recently paid a courtesy ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff British Airways will be launching an additional weekly flight to the island of Tobago. The news was announced by British Airway’s head of commercial, Colm Lacy, at the UK launch of ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean needs to embrace digital marketing, according to Orville London, chief secretary in the Tobago House of Assembly. The Chief Secretary, who was addressing the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s 7th Tourism Human ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: the Hyatt Regency Trinidad It’s an essential ingredient in so many cocktails: Angostura Bitters. The famous secret recipe comes, of course, from the island of Trinidad. But it’s even better when accompanied by Angostura Rum, too. The latest Rum ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Raul Echeberría  By Gerard BestCJ Contributor Trinidad and Tobago has come in for praise from the international community supporting the global Internet. Raul Echeberría, vice president of global engagement at the Internet Society, described T&T as “very active” in high-level ... [ Read More ]