Jamaica

Literature, People, History, United States, Jamaica

Claude McKay: the Black Bolshevik | On this day

James Ferguson profiles Jamaican poet and revolutionary Claude McKay, whose landmark collection Harlem Shadows was published a century ago

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Immerse, History, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica

Royal dissent | On this day

Like Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica celebrates its 60th anniversary of independence in August and, as James Ferguson reports, is among the countries in the region likely soon to become a republic

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Embark, Environment, United States, Cayman Islands, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Guyana, Grenada, Dominica

Turtle-watching in the Caribbean | Eco buzz

Learn about the best places to see leatherbacks, hawksbills, greens, olive ridleys, and loggerheads across the region — and some of the dedicated community organisations working hard to save them

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Homepage Slider, Arrive, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Trinidad and Tobago, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, Jamaica, Montserrat, Dominica

Peak to peak | Bucket list

Towering over the Caribbean’s often-photographed beaches and bays are gruelling hikes to challenge even the hardiest outdoor adventurers. Kristine de Abreu takes you up the island peaks that summon the most intrepid among us

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Arrive, Travel, Trinidad and Tobago, The Bahamas, Jamaica, Dominica

Just like the movies | Round trip

From Hollywood classics like Fire Down Below and Heaven Knows, Mr Allison to innovative independent projects by local filmmakers, the Caribbean’s diverse landscapes have appeared in numerous movies over the decades. Join us on a tour of some unforgettable locations across our region that have brought life and colour to the cinema screen

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Engage, People, Sports, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, Grenada

Olympic dreams | Snapshot

The Caribbean’s established athletes will bear the task of bringing joy to the region — and the next generation have also been waiting for a year to make their own statement. Sheldon Waithe profiles four talented, eager, first-time Olympians seeking to be “Faster, Higher, Stronger” on the biggest stage of all

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Embark, Reviews, Literature, United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica

Bookshelf (May/June 2021) | Book reviews

This month’s reading picks from the Caribbean, with reviews of A Million Aunties by Alecia McKenzie; Mrs Death Misses Death by Salena Godden; An Autobiography of the Autobiography of Reading by Dionne Brand; and Mama Phife Represents: A Verse Memoir by Cheryl Boyce-Taylor

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