Caribbean Beat Magazine

For the sake of a lizard | Green

The gem-like colours of the tiny Union Island gecko — a lizard found only on one small island in the Grenadines — are why it’s so highly coveted by the exotic pet trade. As Erline Andrews reports, hopes for the endangered gecko’s survival depend on new conservation efforts, and a push for eco-tourism

Photo by Matthijs Kuijpers/Alamy Stock Photo

Snapshots of St Vincent

You can climb the volcano, hit the trails, or watch whales and dolphins. You might snorkel the reefs, bathe in mountain pools, or brace for the waterfalls. You could head straight for some of the best sailing waters in the world, or simply relish the island life and people. Skye Hernandez remembers some of her favourite moments in St Vincent and the Grenadines
Photograph by Chris Huxley

25 Caribbean achievers under 25

Caribbean Beat celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2017. But this isn’t only an opportunity to look back at our quarter century of publication: it’s also a moment to look ahead to the new generation of talented, determined Caribbean people who will shape the decades ahead. In this special feature, we introduce 25 remarkable young people aged 25 and under. Athletes and entrepreneurs, artists and scientists — they and their contemporaries are the future of our region