Puerto Rico authorities foil cocaine smuggling attempt by USVI passenger

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) field operations officers in Puerto Rico on Sunday discovered 7.9 kilograms (17.4 pounds) of cocaine concealed in a passenger’s carry-on luggage arriving from St […]

This Caribbean Island Is Hosting a Dive Fest

  Are you a diver? Then you may want to book a trip to St Lucia this fall. The Eastern Caribbean island is hosting its first-ever Dive Fest, aimed at strengthening St Lucia’s position in […]

Marriott to Open AC Hotel in Puerto Rico

  Marriott’s AC hotel brand is coming to the Caribbean with the new AC Hotel San Juan. The new property has broken ground at 1369 Ashford Avenue in San Juan’s active Condado neighborhood. The property […]

Puerto Rico coalition denounces fear mongering by US treasury secretary

WASHINGTON, USA — The National Puerto Rican Coalition (NPRC) has denounced US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew’s “alarmist rhetoric” about the Obama administration’s July 1 deadline for Senate passage of the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and […]

JetBlue Expanding Flights to the Dominican Republic

  JetBlue is continuing its fast-paced Caribbean expansion with a number of new flights to the Dominican Republic. The New York City-based carrier has launched new flights from New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport to […]

New Restoration Plans in the Caribbean’s Oldest City

  It’s the oldest city in the New World, but Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic is constantly reinventing itself. And that energy extends to the city’s historic Colonial Zone, which will soon see another […]

A New Punta Cana Adults-Only Hotel

  A longtime hotel in Punta Cana is making a major change. The Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection in the Dominican Republic’s tourism hub of Punta Cana is making a move to become […]

Wyclef Jean to Highlight Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival

  The Caribbean’s top creole music festival is at it again this year, with a high-powered slate of performers on the agenda. The list includes everyone from Wyclef Jean and T-Mickey to Akon and Dede […]

Richard Branson’s Push to Save Caribbean Sharks

  In recent years, there has been perhaps no better advocate for the Caribbean’s natural environment than one of its most famous residents: Sir Richard Branson. And while Branson’s biggest advocacy has come in favor […]

In St Lucia, the Joy of the Mango

  In St Lucia, it’s all about the mango this summer. Two of St. Lucia’s top luxury resorts, Anse Chastanet and Jade Mountain, are celebrating the mango throughout the months of June and July. Guests […]