Caribbean Week in New York-June 1st through 8th, 2013
Caribbean Week in New York is a celebration of the sights, sounds, color, culture and unique vacation experiences of the Caribbean. Caribbean tourism officials, the media, artists, performers, celebrity chefs, fashion designers, models, investors and other strategic partners converge on New York. Caribbean Week in New York showcases the diversity and vibrancy of the region and offers Caribbean vacations at super special prices available only during the Week.
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Internet cable from Cuba to Jamaica comes online
A new branch of the Venezuela-to-Cuba undersea fiber-optic cable has reportedly come online, linking the island to nearby Jamaica, increasing Cuba's potential international communications bandwidth and providing a backup for the main line.
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Caribbean talks conservation on Branson's island
In a bid to safeguard biodiversity and the Caribbean's tourism-based economy, regional political leaders and corporate executives will gather Friday on billionaire Richard Branson's private island with the aim of protecting 20 percent of the region's coastal resources by 2020. Read more here.
An incredible oasis
The Parks of the U.S. and British Virgins Islands are a source of inspiration and exhilaration for all of us who need to get in touch with nature and ourselves.
Native arts in Old San Juan
If you walk quickly on Fortaleza Street in Old San Juan you may miss what appears to be a small storefront. It is actually two floors of gallery space brimming with fine art and crafts, native to Puerto Rico.
Snorkel safety tips
It's exhilarating to dive into the cyan sea for a snorkel. A few precautions will make sure you stay safe, and enjoy your swim with the fish.
The beaches of Curracao
Don’t be surprised that Curacao lovely urban environment also offers a variety of beach escapes, where you can laze and do nothing or snorkel and dive. Almost all Curacao beaches are scattered along the calm southwestern coast, where the waters are clear as glass.
Around the Caribbean
Caribbean island countries are brimming with pleasures and treasures you won’t find anywhere else on the planet. They comprise a colorful multi-cultural kaleidoscope pulsating with magic and majesty. Click for more.
Mackerel and bananas, roast breadfruit with salt fish, fried dumplings, fritters, dumb bread with home made jam, washed down with chocolate, bush and mint tea were popular West Indian breakfast items. Click for more.
St. John's award winning Aaron Willis has had reviews and recipes featured in national magazines. But you can still find him behind the line cooking at his delightful restaurant in Cruz Bay. Click for more.
Adventurous readers will relish Rae Ellen Lee's outrageous revelations, discreet disclosures, and her take on the inevitable. She shares her life in St. John, with its many surprises, which include her husband's realization that he was really a she. Click for more.
Norma Krieger has produced and managed multi-million dollar advertising projects for worldwide brands. Now she’s back home in her native St. Croix, bringing sophistication to her island-based agency, Krieger Creative Group. Click for more.