Arrive, Travel, Culture, Lifestyle, Curacao, Cuba, Trinidad and Tobago, Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Lucia, Jamaica, Guyana, Dominica, Barbados, Grenada

The Caribbean we love | Round trip

The world’s best beaches, stunning mountains, forests, and waterfalls, vibrant culture, delectable cuisine — there are many reasons the Caribbean is one of the world’s most desired tourism destinations. The global COVID-19 pandemic brought many travel plans to a halt, temporarily — but as lives gradually return to normal, it’s once again possible to plan for your dream vacation. When you’re ready to head out and experience the world, the islands of the Caribbean will be ready to greet you

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Embark, Film and Television, People, Cuba

Q&A with Carlos Lechuga | Screenshots

Cuban filmmaker Carlos Lechuga talks about his hard-hitting, sepia-hued short Generation

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Embark, Film and Television, People, Cuba

Q&A with Arturo Infante | Screenshots (July/August 2019)

Cuban filmmaker Arturo Infante talks about his new sci-fi feature, The Extraordinary Journey of Celeste García

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Arrive, Festivals and Events, Cuba

Santiago — carnival city | Explore

Santiago, Cuba’s second-largest city, has long been a hotbed of culture — and it comes to a blaze each July, as Santiago’s unique annual Carnival, centred on the feast of St James the Apostle, takes over. Donna Yawching explains the historical roots of Santiago Carnival, and why it’s a time of year when no one expects to get much sleep

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Immerse, Theatre and Dance, History, People, Cuba

Alicia Alonso: forever prima | Backstory

How did Havana come to be one of the world’s leading centres of classical ballet? Nazma Muller tells the story of prima donna assoluta Alicia Alonso, and her influence on generations of Cuban dancers

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Arrive, Travel, Curacao, Cuba, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, The Bahamas, Jamaica

All about blue | Round trip

Is any colour more distinctive of the Caribbean? Take a tour of the region through our many hues and shades of blue

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Travel, Culture, Lifestyle, Cuba

Falling for Havana | Explore

Few cities in the world have such an aura of history and glamour as Havana. As Donna Yawching writes, the Cuban capital has its gritty side — right next to world-class architecture, amazing culture, and a spirit that has to be experienced to be understood

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