The island of St Martin, which sustained a direct hit from Hurricane Irma, was one of the region’s  worst affected

After the storm | Perspective

In the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, here’s how you can help the islands most badly affected.

BVI poet Richard Georges. Photo courtesy Mark Gellineau

Richard Georges: “I let the tides tug me along” | Q&A

With his debut book Make Us All Islands shortlisted for a prestigious Forward Prize, BVI poet Richard Georges is the latest Caribbean writer to make a splash beyond home shores. He talks to Shivanee Ramlochan about the special challenges of writing from a small place.

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Virgin Gorda — “I could easily get used to this”

Restless traveller Ishwar Persad is in love with Virgin Gorda — here’s why.

Swimwear from Trèfle’s Atacama collection. Photo by Teeona Lane

Let them bloom: Kristin Frazer

Designer Kristin Frazer of the British Virgin Islands creates swimwear inspired by desert blooms, to flatter bathing beauties of all shapes.

Courtesy Jan Barwick

Time to thaw out in the sun

Coming events around the islands.

Musician Andy Narell playing Trinidad and Tobago`s national instrument -- the steelpan. Photograph courtesy Andy Narell

Happenings (March/April 2009)

A round-up of current events on the Caribbean calendar.

A masquerader enjoys herself on the streets of Grenada, during the carnival celebrations. Photograph courtesy The Grenada Board of Tourism

Happenings (July/August 2008)

A brief look at the events that will have the Caribbean buzzing in July and August.

All Business

A collection of Caribbean business websites for anyone searching for commercial contacts within the region.

Illustration by Christopher Cozier

Making Money in the Sun

Tony Thorndike looks at a vibrant Caribbean industry - offshore banking and finance.

Photograph by Martha Watkins Gilkes

Dream Dives in the Caribbean

Martha Watkins Gilkes tours the Caribbean to discover the best dive sites.