The broken structures of Caneel Bay, the plantation turned resort, raise haunting questions about power, economic justice and the possibilities of freedom in Caribbean islands that are still colonies. Future plans for Caneel Bay should address climate injustice and other root causes.
NPS Trying To Work Out Caneel Bay Resort’s Future At Virgin Islands National Park
By Kurt Repanshek – December 6th, 2020 2:00am
Closed-door talks between top Interior Department officials and the operators of the…[Read more]
And another slightly older article from the National Park Traveler that provides explanation as to what is going on.
Caneel Bay Resort: Unceasing Efforts To Undo Laurance Rockefeller’s Wishes
By Kurt Repanshek – April 26th,…[Read more]
BY: Dr. Hadiya Sewer, Lorelei Monsanto, Theodora E. Moorehead
While the future of Caneel Bay is currently undecided, there is a pathway forward that deserves greater consideration – Virgin Islanders should own a cooperative resort at Caneel Bay. The long-term closure of a hotel that was once the largest employer on St. John and a cornerstone i…[Read more]