Caribbean

'Islamic State' and the mosques of Trinidad

A rude Caribbean awakening: The jihadist group "Islamic State" is recruiting in the island state of Trinidad and Tobago, just a short flight from the United States. Why are they targeting the Caribbean?<p>"Our situation socially and economically is a driving factor," says Umar Abdullah, the leader of …

Middle East

Bahamas vs. Aruba: Which Is a Better Vacation Spot for You?

At first consideration, you might think that there's not much difference between the sun-soaked shores of Aruba and the beaches surrounding the …

Aruba

Kissing dolphins and other pleasures at Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas

ATLANTIS RESORT, Paradise Island, Bahamas - Over the years, I have kissed a lot of things in my quest for a good story - Ireland's Blarney Stone; my …

Philadelphia

14 incredible Caribbean cruise holidays for 2017/2018

As cruise regions come and go; some falling out of favour while others take the spotlight, there is a constant: the Caribbean. It’s not difficult to see why. The weather, is, of course, a major factor. A Caribbean cruise comes with the promise of tropical heat and sunshine – a big draw particularly …

Cruise Ships

Caribbean pastors ask U.S. to stop promoting LGBT rights abroad

Nearly 300 religious officials from the Bahamas, Guyana, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago and St. Maarten have asked President …

Equality

Venezuela pays tribute to Sir Derek Walcott - St. Lucia Times News

<i>Press Release:</i>–The president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro Moros, in the name of the government and people of Venezuela, …

This Island Invented Sailing as We Know It Today

This year, Bermuda has the honor of hosting the 35th America’s Cup race—a legendary race, first held in 1851, between two sailing yachts. The …

America's Cup

Hiking in the Caribbean — Saint Lucia – urbancanairie – Medium

Hiking in the Caribbean — Saint Lucia<p>This is part of a series about ‘day-hiking’ mountains and volcanoes while vacationing in the sunny Caribbean. …

Trails

6 of the Best Places to Retire in the Caribbean

Crashing turquoise waves, clear blue skies, white sand -- a little slice of Caribbean heaven to retire in sounds like a dream. And it’s an attainable …

Retirement

How climate change is stripping the Caribbean of its prized coral reefs

Climate change has had a dismal impact on coral reefs around the globe, including those in the Caribbean. Rising sea temperatures and acidification …

Climate Change

An island where rocks have faces

Petroglyphs found throughout Guadeloupe’s rainforest provide a window into the island’s ancient indigenous peoples population.<p>I was hiking through thick rainforest along a 5km trail that hugged the shore near Trois-Rivières, a town on the southwestern tip of Guadeloupe’s Basse-Terre island, when …

Latin America

Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution Embraces its African Roots

Jeanette Charles – Venezuelanalysis.comVenezuela honors African and Diasporic political, cultural and economic traditions at its one-of-a-kind Center …

Africa

Snapped: Soaking in the island paradise of SXM Festival

Snapped: Soaking in the island paradise of SXM Festival<p>Snapped: Soaking in the island paradise of SXM Festival<p>Snapped: Soaking in the island paradise …

Festivals

All set for the 2017 St. Thomas International Regatta

by Carol Bareuther today at 6:43 am 24-26 March 2017<p>All set for the St. Thomas International Regatta © St. Thomas International Regatta<p><b>An impressive</b> …

Sailing

7 Jamaica Hotels Make Tripadvisor List of Top 25 Caribbean All-Inclusive Resorts

The online travel site Tripadvisor selected seven hotels in Jamaica to add to its list of the Top 25 All-Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean.<p>Ranked at …

Hotels

New Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Photos

Walt Disney Pictures has released new <b>Pirates of the Caribbean:</b> <b>Dead Men Tell No Tales</b> photos, which you can view in the gallery below.<p>Johnny Depp …

Movies

Discover the British Virgin Islands with Sunsail

by Sunsail today at 6:34 pm 20 March 2017<p>Discover the British Virgin Islands with Sunsail © Sunsail<p><b>Near constant sunshine and consistent trade winds</b> …

Sailing

Tourism Education for the Caribbean Learning Series

Digital Learning Series<p>CTO’s Tourism Education for the Caribbean is a digital learning series of <b>four (4) eWorkbooks, Activities and Videos</b> designed …

Education

In Pictures: St Barths Bucket 2017 Day 2

<i>Photos by Jeff Brown / Breed Media</i><p><b>More racing scenes from the island of St Barths in the Caribbean as the superyacht fleet enjoyed challenging</b> …

Super Yachts

Addis Pablo’s “Majestic Melodies” Mixtape

This month’s LargeUp mixtape is a <b>Rockers International</b> x <b>Equiknoxx Music</b> linkup starring <b>Addis Pablo</b>. Addis, son of Augustus Pablo and head of the <b>Suns</b> …

Music

Save Up to 20 Percent Off Premier Destination Resorts With Marriott

You can save up to 20 percent off premier destination resorts with Marriott during the <i>Sometimes More Is Less</i> promotion when you book your …

Hotels

World Baseball Classic 2017 schedule: Dominican Republic and Team USA elimination game concludes Pool F

The Saturday night matchup is for a spot in the semifinals.<p>The second round of the 2017 World Baseball Classic will be completed on Saturday with a pair of games at Petco Park in San Diego, highlighted by an elimination game between the United States and Dominican Republic.<p>Puerto Rico has beaten …

Rio Olympics

2017): On watching the Ramleela in Trinidad and other fragments of epic memory

The text of the 1992 Nobel Prize acceptance speech of the St Lucia-born poet and playwright.<p>Felicity is a village in Trinidad on the edge of the …

Poetry

Best New Resorts in Caribbean: Bahamas, St. Barts, Anguilla, BVI - Bloomberg

With winter still flexing its muscles, a mass exodus is nigh—straight to any beach resort in the Caribbean with unclaimed lounge chairs. It is spring …

Hotels

Guadeloupe is the French Caribbean’s best kept secret

The French-speaking Caribbean Island of Guadeloupe really surprised us. It's the fastest we have ever been through any immigration checkpoint since …

Travel

5 crazy Caribbean resorts you have to stay in before you die

Now that you've finally decided to take your dream trip to the Caribbean, it’s time to choose where you should stay.<p>Will it be Anguilla, St. Lucia, the Bahamas, or Turks and Caicos?<p>Regardless of where you end up staying, you'll enjoy spectacular views of see palm trees, pearly-white sand, clear, …

Adventure Travel

Europe Is Waving Goodbye to Sugar Cane - Bloomberg

Europeans’ taste for sugar transformed the world.<p>West Indies plantations built from the 17th century to feed demand drove a nexus of commerce, …

Sugar Cane

ROYAL CARIBBEAN ANNOUNCES 2018-2019 CARIBBEAN, ALASKA AND NORTHEAST ITINERARIES

Quantum-Class <b>Anthem of the Seas</b> will continue year-round itineraries from Cape Liberty Cruise Port in Bayonne, New Jersey sailing a diverse series of …

Cruise Ships

The 6 best Caribbean resorts to visit by luxury yacht

1<p>1 - Amanera Amanera<p>Dominican Republic<p>There's nowhere quite like the Caribbean for an indulgent getaway. Whether you're luxuriating in the Bahamas, …

Yachts

10 Wonderful Uncrowded Summer Destinations

Summer is not very far away, and many travelers are making plans for their vacations. With temperatures rising, beaches, oceans, and islands call to …

Beaches