This month’s fiction and poetry reading picks.
Trinidadian designer Janice Derrick creates elegant jewellery with clean lines.
A century after the outbreak of World War One, James Ferguson looks back at the global conflict’s impact on the Caribbean’s political and social landscape.
In the quest to encourage reading habits in the Caribbean, books aimed at young adults have been in short supply. As Erline Andrews finds out, the new Burt Award for Caribbean Literature aims to change that.
Nicholas Laughlin arrives in Mexico City, and realises his whole notion of geography is wrong. The Aztecs thought this was the centre of the universe — maybe they were right.
Dispatches from our correspondents around the Caribbean and further afield.
Not all travels require you to stray far from home, Elspeth Duncan discovers. Sometimes, with open eyes and the right company, the pleasures of wandering are right under your nose. Plus a concise guide to some of Tobago’s best adventures.
For artist La Vaughn Belle, coming from a “small place” — St Croix — doesn’t restrict her imagination or her ambitions. David Knight, Jr, investigates the social impact of Belle’s questioning artistic practice.
Sixty years ago, as a young calypsonian named Andrew Marcano made his tent debut, no one could know he would become calypso’s living conscience. Geoffrey Dunn recounts the life and times of the inimitable Lord Superior.
For Icah Wilmot, Jamaica’s only pro surfer, his championship career is both a family enterprise and a vehicle for moving his sport ahead. Michael Robinson visits Jamaica’s first family of surfing at their Jamnesia headquarters in Bull Bay.
As the international craft beer trend spreads to the Caribbean, the popular ales made by Grenada’s fledgling West Indies Beer Company are brewing up a quiet storm. David Katz finds out more.