Pelican Island

First Stop Antigua

New direct flights from London to Antigua put the spotlight on one of the Caribbean's most popular destinations.

A Season of Steel Pan

Two big events in the steelband world take place this fall.

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. .

Wayne Berkeley: Trinidad’s King Carnival

Designer Wayne Berkeley this year equalled an all-time Carnival record – George Bailey's four consecutive crowns 40 years ago..

Illustration by Gabriel Woodham

This An’ Dat

A Caribbean dialect poem by Paul Keens-Douglas.

Turning Green: St. Lucia’s Llewellyn Xavier

St Lucian artist Llewellyn Xavier is using his painting to dramatise environmental problems, and has found an ingenious way of doing it.

Dancing To A Single “Dub” Beat

Dancing To A Single “Dub” Beat

"Soca dub" music is bridging the gap between Trinidad's soca and Jamaica's reggae.

French Guiana’s Ariane Reaches for the Stars

Once the home of the notorious Devil's Island prison colony, French Guiana is now the nerve centre of the modern business..

The Barcelona Olympics: Hunting Caribbean Gold

Cyclist Gene Samuel, designer Peter Minshall, and sprinter Merlene Ottley are set to make the Caribbean proud this Olympic season.

Caribbean Bookshelf (Summer 1992)

Caribbean Bookshelf (Summer 1992)

Roundup of books of Caribbean interest, summer 1992.