Guyana’s New Wind Energy Push

 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 ]

The Marriott Port-au-Prince

Marriott Plans Major Caribbean, Latin America Expansion

 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 ]


Carnival’s New Flight Options

 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 ]

Above: a government strategy session following the damage

 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 ]


 A flip-flop tree grows in Cayman By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It started with just one flip-flop. But now there are hundreds, joined by assorted sneakers, slippers and even flippers, nailed to a casuarina tree bordering the coastal road that ... [ Read More ]


 Penn, Hollande meet on initiative By Dana Niland CJ Contributor A major new climate initiative is coming to Haiti, led by Sean Penn and French officials. Representatives of the French and Haitian Governments including French President François Hollande met this ... [ Read More ]


 A new call for tourism By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Caribbean must keep refreshing its tourism product in order to ensure its people continue to benefit from the revenue generated by the industry, according to one regional tourism leader. Karolin ... [ Read More ]


 A must-visit Caribbean race By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Training for fall races is currently in full swing for runners around the world. But after you’ve crushed New York and Chicago, here’s a Caribbean event to consider that combines running ... [ Read More ]


 Exploring YCCS By Alexander Britell It isn’t really like any other yacht club in the Caribbean. But that’s because the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda’s roots aren’t in the Caribbean, but the Italian island of Sardinia. And this Virgin Gorda yacht ... [ Read More ]