December 6, 2019

USA Today’s 10 Best Caribbean shore excursions in the water [Cayman inc]

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By Fran Golden, Special for USA TODAY As you daydream about a Caribbean cruise vacation, there is likely clear-blue sea in the picture. Perhaps you see yourself sitting on a white-sand beach, frozen drink in hand watching the waves. But there are other ways to experience water on fun — and sometimes thrilling — shore […]

Martinique to host first-ever conference on Caribbean sports tourism

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Martinique will soon play host to the region’s first-ever conference on Caribbean Sports Tourism. The Caribbean Sport Tourism Conference will be held from Jan. 23 to Jan. 24 at the Institut Martiniquais du Sport in the Mango Vulcin area of Lamentin. The two-day conference will include roundtables, workshops and discussions, […]

Search abandoned for man overboard on Caribbean cruise

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From Caribbean360 The US Coast Guard mounted an intensive search for a 26-year-old passenger after he reportedly jumped from the Adventure of the Seas in the Mona Passage. (Credit: Royal Caribbean promo video) FLORIDA, United States, Thursday January 2, 2014 – The three-day search for a Canadian passenger who went overboard on a Royal Caribbean […]

Miss St. Kitts dominates Caribbean Talented Teen Pageant

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By Toni Frederick From winnfm Miss St. Kitts Pernelle Abraham dominated the 2013 Haynes Smith Caribbean Talented Teen Pageant winning four of the five segments (Photo by T. Frederick) St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN):  History was made in the early hours of Tuesday morning, when St. Kitts’ representative was for the third year in a […]

A case for compensation for climate change destruction

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean360 The Caribbean can no longer merely endure the effects of global warming whose evidence is plain to see and whose offenders have been identified by no less an organization than the United Nations says Sir Ronald Sanders. BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday January 2, 2014 – Can the countries of the […]

Caribbean child brides worry UNFPA

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By Nadine Wilson Observer staff reporter From Jamaica Observer Agency says leaders must address human rights violation Approximately 29 per cent of girls in the Caribbean were married before their 18th birthday, resulting in what representatives from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) feel is a human rights violation that needs to be urgently addressed […]

8 Jamaicans make Caribbean’s Most Interesting People for 2013 list

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From Jamaica Observer KINGSTON, Jamaica – Having been named the Caribbean Journal’s Artist of the Year 2013, Jamaican singing sensation and The Voice winner Tessanne Chin also made the Journal’s list of 25 Most Interesting People for 2013, along with seven other Jamaicans. The Caribbean Journal compiled the list based on those who were considered […]

Rihanna sports blue bikini for Christmas, shows Instagram followers how to “twerk” Caribbean style

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By Star Cooper From Mstarz Looks like summer came to the Barbados for Christmas. Pop star princess, Rihanna sported a blue bikini while sailing the Caribbean seas. The photo of the glowing star was posted on her Instagram, along with some “twerk” session videos from breakfast. This singer wrote: “Only in the Caribbean can this […]

African dust makes journey to Caribbean

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By ANDREA RODRIGUEZ From the Durango Herald Scientists studying particles’ effect on climate, health PHOTO: In this Aug. 19 satellite image, African dust blowing over the eastern Atlantic Ocean approaches the Canary Islands. Each summer, dust particles from African sandstorms blow across the Atlantic to land in the Caribbean – some even make it to […]

Caribbean chikungunya outbreak grows, poses threat to US

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Via CIDRAP, Lisa Schnirring writes From croftsblogs Health officials are reporting a sharp rise in the number of patients sickened in a chikungunya fever outbreak centered on the Caribbean island of St. Martin, which may signal an increasing risk to the US mainland. On the French part of the island, where most of the infections […]