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Grenada Prime Minister Visiting Canada, Barbados

 Mitchell meeting with Diaspora, investors By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell departed late this week for Canada for a series of “engagements of national interests,” according to a government statement. The Prime Minister was slated ... [ Read More ]

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A Major Sailing Competition Is Coming to Barbados

 Barbados wins bid By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Barbados has won the bid to host the 2017 OK Dinghy World Championship, one of the world’s leading sailing events. The event is expected to attract 100 of the world’s best sailors, along ... [ Read More ]

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Rediscovering Barbados Cuisine

 Popular program relaunches on the island By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Barbados is relaunching its Rediscover Barbados dining special this year. And it’s getting bigger. Rediscover Barbados has expanded from nine restaurants to over 23 offering food and beverage deals, according ... [ Read More ]

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 BARBADOS – This is a deep island. While so much goes on above ground, there’s a lot happening under the surface as well. And far underground in the heart of inland Barbados lies Harrison Caves, subterranean caves formed by erosion of ... [ Read More ]

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 Barbados is seeing a renewed tourism boom. The island known for rum, culture and refined luxury reported record arrivals in the first half, and has even bigger plans ahead. To learn more about the country’s tourism priorities, Caribbean Journal caught ... [ Read More ]

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 Major growth in Barbados By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados tourism is booming. The country reported 303,592 stayover arrivals in the first half of 2015, the first time the country has ever topped 300,000 visitor in the Jan-June period. That ... [ Read More ]

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 A new kind of hotel for the Caribbean This is a different kind of Caribbean resort. The newly-minted Sandals Barbados delivers maximum luxury using cutting edge design, construction, technology and meticulous attention to detail and service. But this isn’t oveout ... [ Read More ]

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 A new partner? By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Georgian Ambassador Otar Berdzenishvili recently paid a visit to Barbados, where he met with Barbados Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Senator Maxine McClean to discuss the formal establishment of diplomatic relations ... [ Read More ]

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 After two slow years, signs of life By Dana NilandCJ contributor The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is projecting positive GDP growth for Barbados this year as a result of increased tourism arrivals and accelerated growth in key markets. After a ... [ Read More ]

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Liat’s nonstop service from Barbados to St Kitts has shifted to its summer schedule, the St Kitts Tourism Authority announced this week. The flight will now depart Barbados at 12:40 PM and will return the same ... [ Read More ]

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 Strongest in the region in more than a year By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados, St Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago were shaken by a 6.4-magnitude earthquake on Thursday morning, according to data from the United States Geological Survey. The ... [ Read More ]

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Barbados is looking to deepen its trade relationships with Colombia and with countries in the African continent. The country will be sending a 15-member joint public-private sector mission to Colombia led by Minister of Industry, International ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in Barbados (UN Photo/Evan Schneider) By Dana NilandCJ Contributor United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who is visiting Barbados for the 2015 Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Summit, has commended Caribbean states for their initiatives towards ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart will assume chairmanship of the 15-member Caribbean Community (CARIOM) on July 1, replacing Prime Minister Perry Christie of the Bahamas. Stuart will first address CARICOM in ... [ Read More ]

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It’s hard to believe that this idyllic scene, captured from a luxury ocean-view room at Barbados’ Colony Club, is just a short ride from the island’s fast-paced capital. As you linger over morning Nespresso on your ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: the Fairmont Royal Pavilion in Barbados By the Caribbean Journal staff The Fairmont Royal Pavilion in Barbados has named Kirk Kirton its new executive chef. Kirton, who will oversee the resort’s culinary division, comes to the property from the ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. has named three new team members. The gh res are led by a new digital marketing and social media manager, Gabriel Isaie. Above: Gabriel Isaie BTMI has also ... [ Read More ]

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 Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados tourism broke a 25-year record in the first quarter of 2015, according to the Barbados Tourism Marketing, Inc. The island received 171,471 stayover arrivals in the first quarter, a 15.1 ... [ Read More ]