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According to haitilibre.com, Alain Thermil, one of the UPISA executives, believes that Martinique offers a great opportunity for Haitian agricultural entrepreneurs to develop production of organic vegetables, especially since Martinique is ready to invest in all levels of the production chain, if necessary.
Heavy rain brought flooding to the Caribbean island of Martinique on Monday, April 16. These videos show the flooding in the town of Le Lamentin in the French territory, where some roads became impassable. Roads were closed and schools evacuated as a result of the floods, according to a local report.

In the cadet section, Jorryn Alleyne defeated Blake Frederiksen, while Rayan Wilson of Martinique defeated Abdul Rahman of England in the 70 kg weight class. In the open forms competition, Adrian Bascombe of Barbados won the Advanced Senior Male Empty Hand Forms Division after outpointing ...
History was made on Saturday, March 24, as Martinique crowned its first women's Pro Surf Champion and that champion happened to be the Caribbean's sole representative in the draw, Barbados' top international female surfer - Chelsea Tuach. Tuach was a stand-out all week with her powerful, fluid ...
DENNIS LAWRENCE, coach of the Trinidad and Tobago men's football team, was pleased with his squad's display against Martinique. Both teams battled to a goalless draw in their friendly international on Sunday evening at Fort-de-France. In a post-game interview, Lawrence said, “I thought it was an ...
Burke ended his fifth-round heat in third position, behind Leonardo Fioravanti (14.17) and Miguel Tudela (11.80) after gaining a score of 11.70. “I am really enjoying my time here in Martinique and feel comfortable surfing in the Caribbean. I feel so much support from the crowds and I am really happy to be in ...

The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Kem Bednarik (and owner of Tomorrow's Adventure Travel Service in Ohio), who sent in this lovely shot of Les Salines, one of the most beautiful stretches of sand in Martinique. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to ...
Trinidad and Tobago end their Caribbean tour on Sunday (25 March) when they face Martinique from 6pm. Photo: Trinidad and Tobago defender Daneil Cyrus (centre) advances with the ball while Mexico midfielder Hector Herrera looks on during Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying action at the Hasely ...
MACOUBA, Martinique — There are two ways to get toasted on the French Caribbean island of Martinique. The first requires a beach towel and gobs of sunscreen. The second involves sipping glass after glass of a delicious adult beverage made from sugar cane and distilled to the exact standards of the ...
The L'arobase, Bateliere Plazza in Fort-de-France was home to the much-anticipated Saint Lucia Jazz Festival Martinique launch on March 5. The event was held under the auspices of Saint Lucia's Consul General to Martinique, Guadeloupe and French Guyana, Her Excellency Johanna Salton.
(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – Monday, March 5 the L'arobase, Bateliere Plazza Fort-de-France was home to the much-anticipated Saint Lucia Jazz Festival Martinique launch. The Event was held under the auspices Saint Lucia's Consul General to Martinique, Guadeloupe and French Guyana, Her ...
Debuting at the International Paris Boat Show in early December 2017, the Martinique Flying Regatta passes a new milestone today with the publication of the Notice of Race to trigger the sporting countdown to the event. Aiming to become the Caribbean's major foiler meet, the event showcases the very ...
Club Med has embarked on a major global expansion that will include a renovation push in the Caribbean, the company said Friday. That includes a major new expansion in the Mexican Caribbean and a pair of high-profile renovations. Club Med will expand the Club Med Cancun Yucatan in July 2018, ...
From March 1st to 4th, 2018, Martinique will participate to the first edition of Tout-Monde Festival, first Caribbean Contemporary Arts Festival organized by Cultural Services of the French Embassy, in close partnership with France Florida Foundation for the Arts. The VIP pre-launch reception & press ...
Guadeloupe and Martinique have traditionally been stubborn opposition for the Soca Warriors, particularly on their home turf, and the Martiniquans qualified for the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup at Trinidad and Tobago's expense. However, both nations are officially French territories and therefore do not ...
Figure skater Madison Hubbell speaks during a press conference during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games on February 16, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. SOURCE: Getty Images. Figure skater Madison Hubbel still relies on mom to make her costumes. Share. Shares. Copy Link.
Video game addiction is a real problem for some college students, but they're fighting it one day at a time. Jordan Fleshman lost a full college scholarship to the University of Arkansas after spending too much time in front of the screen. Advertisement. “Because I didn't focus, because I didn't do the ...

Its intoxicating blend of French-Caribbean flavors, world-class rum and unmatched gastronomy have turned Martinique into the Caribbean's hottest cruise destination right now. The destination is reporting record breaking arrival growth for the 2017-2018 cruise season, with ann addition of 151 calls to the ...
The Martinique Tourism Authority (MTA) has announced record breaking cruise arrival growth, according to a statement. The MTA said 151 calls were added in addition to the previously scheduled 214 calls for the 2017/2018 cruise season, according to a statement. This resulted in a 70% increase from the ...
Additional traffic generated by cruises altered by September 2017 hurricanes Irma and Maria generated significant residual business say Martinique Tourism Authority (MTA) officials. As a result, 151 calls have been added in addition to the previously scheduled 214 calls for the 2017/2018 cruise season ...
my Parisienne friend Isabel said with a glimmer in her eyes after I asked her if she had been to Martinique. “C'est magnifique!” After a short trip to this island, it is easy to see why. Sure, St. Barth's is world-renowned for its glitz and glam, but for those in the know, Martinique, in the Lesser Antilles, proves to be ...
On a sunny Thursday in February, with a forecasted temperature of 8 C, I felt a drive to Martinique Beach would be timely. It's not often I have, or take, a day to myself and, as my friend Sasha recently said, “The power of the ocean is so incredible, the smell, the salt air. All you have to do is relax and take the ...
FORT-DE-FRANCE, Martinique, Monday February 26, 2018 – The University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Centre has reported a 3.9 magnitude quake off Martinique that was also felt in Dominica and St Lucia. The tremor occurred last night around 9:25 p.m.. It struck about 83 km northeast of ...
On a sunny Thursday in February, with a forecasted temperature of 8 C, I felt a drive to Martinique Beach would be timely. It's not often I have, or take, a day to myself and, as my friend Sasha recently said, “The power of the ocean is so incredible, the smell, the salt air. All you have to do is relax and take the ...
Is it in the yeast? Is it in the still? In the case of a rhum agricole, is it in the cane itself? But it's just as important — if not more important — where a rum ends. In recent years, a number of rum producers have been exploring the universe of barrel aging — particularly, using barrels that previously housed other ...
Guadeloupe and Martinique have traditionally been stubborn opposition for the Soca Warriors, particularly on their home turf, and the latter qualified for the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup at Trinidad and Tobago's expense. However, both nations are outposts of France and do not compete in the FIFA World ...
One man is on a journey to shake hands with a person in every state. Advertisement. Dennis Schultz is making his way across the U.S. in a wheelchair on a mission he calls the “Handshake Journey.” The former truck driver lost his right leg after a trucking accident and was given less than a 50 percent ...
FORT-DE-FRANCE, Martinique, Thursday February 1, 2018 – The Chamber of Commerce of Martinique, the OECS Commission and the Caribbean Export Development Agency have partnered to launch the Trade Enhancement in the Eastern Caribbean Project (TEECA), tailored for Martinique based ...
The tournament hosted by RCAS Le Francois was attended by teams from Martinique, Guadeloupe and Paris. The nine member team ruled in their pool with convincing wins against the three other teams. The team dominated over Oval' Minettes of Paris not giving the Parisians any break with a final score ...
The programme is to be modelled after the Martinique programme “AMDOR” design to strengthen social protection against the risks associated with ageing and persons with disabilities. To accomplish this, a team of Welfare Officers from Saint Lucia visited “AMDOR” where they accessed Martinique's ...
It's the sort of view you can stare at all day long, in the sort of villa you never want to leave. This is the Villa Blue Moon, a modern, strikingly-designed villa perched on a cliffside on the outskirts of Le Diamant. And it isn't just one of the most spectacular villas in Martinique — it gives the rest of the Caribbean a ...
Industrial technology provider Adacel Technologies (ASX: ADA) has signed a contract to install two new air traffic management (ATM) systems for the French overseas territories of Guadeloupe and Martinique in the Caribbean. The deal was signed with the Directorate of Air Navigation Services of France ...
One man is on a journey to shake hands with a person in every state. Advertisement. Dennis Schultz is making his way across the U.S. in a wheelchair on a mission he calls the “Handshake Journey.” The former truck driver lost his right leg after a trucking accident and was given less than a 50 percent ...
The sale has flights to Guadeloupe and Martinique from New York, Boston, and Fort Lauderdale at this price. (There are even $49 flights out of Fort Lauderdale in January.) On the applicable flights, the airline is making 100 seats available at this low price, which means the low fares will probably get ...
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) | 12-member team from Guadeloupe and Martinique is currently in Guyana on a Trade Mission on invitation by Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo. This was disclosed by the Prime Minister on Saturday as he spoke to reporters on the sidelines of an event in which he unveiled the Guyana ...
Martinique and Guadeloupe were among the Caribbean countries recently affected by Hurricane Irma and Maria. Trade, through several hurricanes affected countries, has been stalled or rerouted, in some cases resulted in raising prices for shippers and consumers as products take longer to get to their ...
American Airlines will be increasing its flights between Miami and Martinique's Aime Cesaire International Airport this season. American will be raising its total of weekly flights to five, Caribbean Journal has learned. That comes after low-cost European carrier Norwegian launched a new wave of nonstop ...
Tourism boosters from Martinique want more South Floridians to visit the French-speaking Caribbean island to discover its culture, natural parks, beaches and noteworthy cuisine. And now that Norwegian has launched new seasonal nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and its capital Fort de France, ...
Alain Thermil, one of the UPISA executives, believes that the Martinican offers a great opportunity for Haitian agricultural entrepreneurs, to develop the production of organic vegetables in the country, especially since the Martinique are ready to invest if necessary to all levels of the production chain.
There was something. An energy, a draw, a feeling that one day a small beach town would become something else entirely. That's the feeling you get when you walk down the streets of Le Diamant, the wonderful, still largely undiscovered village in the south of Martinique that just might be the Caribbean's ...
Nicole Mitchell finished in third place in the women's road race at the Elite Caribbean Cycling Championships in Martinique today. Her bronze ...
The crewed yacht charter called the Martinique Rum Experience provides spacious waterfront living while cruising the coastline of Martinique.
A brigade of electric linemen from the central Cuban province of Sancti Spiritus will travel in the next few hours to Martinique, in order to ...
As Martinique's tourism arrivals have surged, the island's airport has been among the fastest-growing in the Caribbean, with 1.86 million ...
Norwegian is also resuming its Martinique flights from US hubs including New York and Providence at the end of October. Norwegian is ...
A brigade of electric linemen from the central Cuban province of Sancti Spiritus will travel in the next few hours to Martinique, in order to ...
The increasingly popular Caribbean destination of Martinique is looking to expand and upgrade its airport. The Aime Cesaire Airport Authority ...
HURRICANE MARIA has started to dump terrible weather on the Caribbean island of Martinique just weeks after Hurricane Irma devastated the ...
St. Lucia joins hands with their sister island Martinique in further promoting trade between the two islands. This adds to the close historical and ...
... Service, the hurricane struck in the midst of the American Revolution and drowned thousands of French soldiers off the coast of Martinique.


 

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