Puerto Rico Reopens Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport

  By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s busiest airport has reopened following Hurricane Irma. Puerto Rico’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan is operating again, a major boost for the region given […]

Irma in Cuba; Hurricane Jose Nears Caribbean

  Above: the path of Hurricane Jose By the Caribbean Journal staff As Hurricane Irma made landfall in Cuba and headed to Florida, another hurricane got closer to the Caribbean on Friday: Hurricane Jose. Hurricane […]

Caribbean Airlines Offering Fee Waivers for Irma-Affected Travelers

  Caribbean Airlines is now offering rebooking fee waivers to travelers whose plans have been affected by Hurricane Irma. Travelers who have confirmed tickets for the period between Sept. 5 and Oct. 31 can now […]

Irma Heads Toward Bahamas, Cuba

  By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Irma continues to move to the northwest as a Category 5 storm. The storm moved from the island of Hispaniola to the Turks and Caicos before heading toward […]

Irma Causes “Devastating” Destruction in British Virgin Islands

  By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Irma caused “devastating” destruction in the British Virgin Islands when it hit the territory, the BVI’s Tourist Board said in a statement. “The destruction caused by Hurricane Irma […]

Irma Continues Westward After Battering Barbuda, St Martin

  By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Caribbean Wednesday, causing major destruction on several islands, including tiny Barbuda, which was almost totally destroyed. As of Wednesday evening, Irma was 315 […]

St Martin, St Barth Pummeled by Irma

  By the Caribbean Journal staff The Category-5 Hurricane Irma pummeled the dual-nation island of St Martin/St Maarten and nearby St Barth on Wednesday, leaving massive flooding and widespread destruction. The storm caused the deaths […]

Hurricane Irma Set to Make Landfall in the Caribbean

  By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Irma was set to make landfall in the Caribbean’s Leeward Islands on Tuesday evening and early Wednesday morning as a potentially catastrophic Category 5 hurricane. As of 11 […]

Airbnb Is Booming in the Caribbean

  Airbnb hosts in the Caribbean and Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico have earned more than $266 million so far in 2017, according to the company’s latest data report. These destinations have attracted nearly 2 million […]

Hurricane Irma Heads for the Caribbean

  By the Caribbean Journal staff The category-4-strength Hurricane Irma was set to make landfall in the Caribbean on Tuesday as islands across the northern Caribbean braced for impact. As of Monday evening, the eye […]