Punta Cana Airport Reopens After Hurricane Maria

  By the Caribbean Journal staff Punta Cana’s airport has officially reopened after the passage of Hurricane Maria, officials announced. The airport, one of the busiest in the Caribbean, welcomed three flights from Delta out […]

White House Approves Puerto Rico, St Croix Disaster Declaration

  By the Caribbean Journal staff United States President Donald Trump has declared that a “major disaster” exists in Puerto Rico and in St Croix, ordering federal assistance to supplement local recovery efforts in the […]

Hurricane Maria Heads Toward Dominican Republic After Hammering Puerto Rico

  By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Maria clobbered Puerto Rico on Wednesday, sending it into a total island-wide blackout, with reports of significant property damage. It was not yet clear how much damage had […]

Martinique Quickly Back to Business After Maria

  By the Caribbean Journal staff The French Caribbean island of Martinique was spared after Tuesday’s encounter with Hurricane Irma, officials said. Martinique’s Aime Cesaire International Airport reopened on Wednesday morning, with ports scheduled to […]

Hurricane Maria Moves to St Croix, Puerto Rico

  Above: the projected path of Maria By the Caribbean Journal staff The eye of the “potentially catastrophic” Hurricane Maria was nearing St Croix on Tuesday evening, with Puerto Rico in its crosshairs. Maria was […]

Richard Branson Urges “Marshall Plan” For British Virgin Islands

  By the Caribbean Journal staff Sir Richard Branson, whose own Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands was devastated by Hurricane Irma, is urging the creation of a long-term “Marshall Plan” for the British […]

How to Save Big on a Bermuda Getaway Right Now

  Looking for an easy island getaway? Bermuda is offering some of its biggest savings of the year right now, with a host of places to stay. Bermuda’s calling it a “Splash Sale,” with a […]

Hurricane Maria Devastates Dominica

  By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Maria made landfall on the Eastern Caribbean island of Dominica on Monday night as a Category 5 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 160 miles per hour, according […]

Hurricane Maria Heads Toward Caribbean

  By the Caribbean Journal staff With several islands steel reeling from the destructive force of Hurricane Irma, another major storm is barreling toward the Caribbean: Hurricane Maria. As of Sunday evening, Hurricane Maria was […]

On the Riviera Maya, The Joy of the Swim-Up Suite

  By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor The appeal of swim-up suites ­– hotel rooms that open directly onto a private plunge or shared serpentine pool – is undeniable. Across the Caribbean, resorts with these room […]