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Gustavia, St Barthélemy | Neighbourhood

The picturesque capital of St Barts took a beating during Hurricane Irma — but was soon ready to welcome visitors again, to enjoy its Gallic charms with a Scandinavian twist.

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.

Discover the French Caribbean

The Caribbean on the web.

Photograph by Fabi Fliervoet

Tintamarre: Unlikely Island

Tiny Tintamarre is the haunt of beach-loving daytrippers. But, there's more to the little island off the coast of St Martin.

Storm Saulter behind the camera on the Better Mus Come set. Photograph courtesy Firefly Films

Film buzz (May/June 2007)

Storm Saulter stirring up the Jamaican film industry, and in Roots Time, rastafarians rule.

Charmaine Munroe a.k.a. Macka Diamond. Photograph by Philipp Kroll

Film buzz (March/April 2007)

Queens of Sound explores the challenges female artists face in the reggae scene • King At The Controls DVD pays tribute to King Jammy.

The accidental festival

How do you stage a film festival on an island with no cinema? The founders of the St Barth Festival of Caribbean Cinema had to get creative....

Island Beat (May/June 1999)

What's hot and happening in the islands.

Island Beat – Eastertime (March/April 1999)

What's hot and happening in the islands this Easter.

Island Beat (November/December 1998)

What's hot and happening in the islands.