This Caribbean City Is Booming

July 28, 2014 | 7:01 am | 0 Comment


Above: Cartagena's historic centre (Caribbean Journal photo: KU) By Alexander Britell Santo Domingo. Havana. Kingston. Port-au-Prince. San Juan. These are the cities that are typically mentioned in conversations about the largest Caribbean cities. But there's another city on the Caribbean Sea that's among the biggest in the region, one that has heretofore more...

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In Jacmel, Haiti, Making Schools Accessible For the Disabled

July 23, 2014 | 5:30 am | 0 Comment


Above: Gerald Oriol, Jr., Haiti’s Secretary of State for the Integration of Persons with Disabilities (Photo: James English) By James English CJ Contributor LATE LAST month, the Haitian government and USAID inaugurated Ecole Nationale Edèze Gousse and Lycée Célie Lamour, existing primary and secondary schools in Jacmel that were recently rehabilitated into more...

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Six Great Art Galleries in Nassau

October 7, 2013 | 9:50 am | 0 Comment


The Bahamas is doing some fascinating things in the art world. It seems that there's always a new gallery opening up — you can even find art exhibited in government buildings (through initiatives like the Public Treasury Art Programme). Indeed, the capital of the Bahamas is one of the Caribbean's Best Cities For Art and has developed into a full-fledged art destination. more...

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Six Great Places to Eat in Santo Domingo

September 23, 2013 | 1:21 am | 0 Comment


Santo Domingo made our list of the top 10 cities for food in the Caribbean, and any visit to the Dominican Republic's capital will make it abundantly clear why. Here's a list of six terrific places to chow down in the oldest European city in the Americas. La Briciola This open-air restaurant housed in a 16th century complex primarily serves Italian-accented more...

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The Caribbean’s Best Cities For Art – 2013

August 29, 2013 | 10:46 am | 0 Comment


People go to the Caribbean for all kinds of reasons — many of which we've written about. But there is another kind of traveler — the one who seeks adventure not just on the beach or in the water, but in galleries, museums and the like. The Caribbean is full of wonderful art destinations, and these are our 10 favourites for 2013 (in no particular order). (Note: we're more...

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The 10 Best Caribbean Cities For Food

August 8, 2013 | 10:20 am | 0 Comment


Above: Port of Spain, Trinidad Every Caribbean island has its share of great eateries. But if you're visiting a Caribbean destination solely for food, you generally like to have a high concentration of restaurants all within a short radius. So we thought we'd put together this year's ranking of the 10 best cities in the Caribbean for food (as opposed to a list of best more...

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Five Caribbean Cities For Great Shopping

July 16, 2013 | 10:09 am | 0 Comment


We like the beach, the culture, the food. But sometimes going to the Caribbean is really just an excuse to go shopping. And whether you're stopping in port or on a long vacation, you'll find everything you want to buy at these five Caribbean destinations. Where is your go-to shopping destination? Tell us in the comments section. Oranjestad, Aruba One of the more...

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