Prizewinner Cyril Sammy at Grafton Beach

Cyril Sammy: Caribbean Chef of the Year

Meet the man who won the most coveted title in Caribbean cooking.

Meeting of minds: Cuban President Fidel Castro is congratulated after his speech by Grenada's Ambassador Eugene Pursoo. Photograph by Eden Shand

Global Warming and the Caribbean

The Caribbean made a strong contribution to the earth Summit in Brazil; but only time will tell what the results will be. .

Quixote With a Cutlass: Re-examining Christopher Columbus

Stephen Knox, Marina Salandy-Brown and Cristina Fagg examines the record of the man whose arrival in the Caribbean five centuries ago holds the world's attention in October.

The People Before Columbus

Kim Johnson goes in search of the people who lived in the Caribbean before Columbus' caravels sailed over the eastern horizon.

The main entrance of El Convento de Belén. Built in the early 18th century and now being restored, the covent also serves as living quarters for specialist craftsmen working on the city's buildings. Photograph by Martin Charles

Saving Old Havana

The historic Spanish centre of Havana is being restored to its former splendour.

Photograph by Harold Prieto

Let’s Go Horse Racing

There's more here than watersports and beach games. Marlon Miller discovers how horse racing, the sport of kings, has taken hold in the Caribbean.

Red and pink ginger lilies. Photograph by Barbara Martin

Caribbean Flowers for Sale

Exotic Caribbean flowers are turning out to be a thriving export business.

Doctor Betty in the Kitchen

'Betty K' has made the transition from successful medic to best-selling author.

Lord of the Dance: Peter Minshall

'Masman' Peter Minshall took the revolutionary techniques of his Trinidad Carnival bands to the opening of the Olympics.

Caribbean Bookshelf (Autumn 1992)

A round-up of recent books about the Caribbean.