Caribbean Beat Magazine

In this issue:

Caribbean spirit

US photographer Wyatt Gallery's images reflect a part of the Caribbean that is often ignored — or perhaps not ever seen — by the average holiday visitor. These images taken during a six-month journey around the Caribbean, capture the spirituality that emanates from particular places and buildings, whether they are religious or secular. They form part of a study that Gallery is continuing in Trinidad and Tobago on a Fulbright scholarship
Photographer Wyatt Gallery in Carriacou

Symphony in green: a guide to Dominica

If Christopher Columbus could return to the Caribbean now, Dominica might well be the only island he'd recognise. "Unspoiled" is the most abused adjective in Caribbean tourism, but Dominica gives it new meaning. And the "Nature Island" has much more to offer, too, with its rich cultural life, underwater wonders and warm people. Simon Lee reports
Concorde Valley. Photograph by Clem Johnson/ Freestyle

The Worlds of Lawrence Scott

Trinidadian Lawrence Scott's journey of self-discovery has taken him back and forth across the Atlantic and inspired him to write searching novels of love and belonging including his prizewinning Aelred's Sin with its story of gay love. James Ferguson explains
Lawrence Scott

Island Beat (May/June 2000)

Sports: Cricket Goes Disney Mention the word “cricket” at Disney World and most minds leap immediately to Pinocchio’s wise-cracking pal Jiminy. But as of June, wooden puppets and their insect sidekicks may find themselves relegated to the boundary as cricket the game takes centre stage at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida, …

Illustration by Gregory St Bernard