Upbeat (Winter 1993)

New and recent albums from Caribbean artists, including Ziggy Marley, Chaka Demus and Pliers, SuperBlue and the Roaring Lion.

Wilfredo Lam

Meeting the Master: Wilfredo Lam

Geoffrey MacLean on the man who is a founding father of contemporary Caribbean art, the Cuban painter Wildredo Lam.

One day antennae like this will do the same from an orbit around the earth. Photograph Dr Seth Shostak/ Science Photo Library

Is There Anyone Out There?

If there is intelligent life somewhere out there, the world's largest radio telescope, among the mountains of Puerto Rico, will help find it.

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.

CARICOM Must Develop Its Single Market

CARICOM Must Develop Its Single Market

David Renwick says the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) must speed up its plan for a single market and decide its future trading relationships..