It's the back-to- business period before we begin the lead-up to Christmas and Carnival festivities. In some of the islands, it's time to assert our Kweyol identity, in music, song and culinary festivities. Simon Lee celebrates the heritage of the French Antilles, Haiti, Dominica and St Lucia
Composer, arranger and steelband virtuoso, Len “Boogsie” Sharpe is a legend in Trinidad, the island that invented the instrument. Pat Bishop, artist, pan and choral conductor and herself an acclaimed steelband arranger, discusses the brilliance of Sharpe’s work over the last 30 years
In The Feast of the Goat, Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa takes on Rafael Trujillo, one of the Caribbean’s most notorious dictators. James Ferguson explains why this novel, published in 2000, has already become a classic
Among Grenada's charms are its stunning beaches and sparkling seas, rugged mountains, lush vegetation and one of the most picturesque capital cities in the Caribbean. And Grenadians are some of the warmest, most welcoming people you could ever meet. Join us for our pictorial tour of the Spice Isle, followed by a detailed fact file on what to look for in Grenada and her sister islands, Carriacou and Petite Martinique
une to November is the Atlantic hurricane season. That’s when countries in the region rely most heavily on the National Hurricane Center in Miami to keep them informed. Margaret McEvoy visits the NHC as it gears up for a new season
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