Caribbean Beat Archive

Issue 141

Antiguan kiteboarding pioneer Andre Phillip goes airborne. Photo by Roddy Grimes-Graeme

September/October 2016

Issue 140

The greatest Caribbean athlete of all time? Jamaican Usain Bolt is definitely a contender, as he defends his Olympic titles at the 2016 games in Rio de Janeiro. Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

July/August 2016

Issue 139

For wildlife watchers in Guyana, a glimpse of an elusive jaguar is a majestic prize. Photo by Pete Oxford

May/June 2016

Issue 138

Snorkelling in the perfectly azure waters of the Bahamas. Photo by Stephen Frink/Corbis

March/April 2016

Issue 137

Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival is constantly evolving, but the joy at the heart of the festival stays the same. Photo by Dwayne Watkins

January/February 2016

Issue 136

The Caribbean owes its rich diversity of musical genres and styles to its tens of thousands of musicians — like this street performer in Cuba. Photo © Atlantide Phototravel/Corbis

November/December 2015

Issue 135

Traditional wooden chattel houses add splashes of colour to the landscape of Barbados Photograph by Corrie Scott

September/October 2015

Issue 134

The Caribbean is famous for its astonishing marine life and breath-taking dive sites, from Belize’s Blue Hole to Tobago’s offshore reefs. Photograph © Rainer von Brandis/

July/August 2015

Issue 133

A quiet, sandy cove on the coast of St John, US Virgin Islands. Photo ©

May/June 2015

Issue 132

At Guyana’s Kaieteur Falls the Potaro River plunges 741 feet into a sandstone gorge. Photo © Pete Oxford /

March/April 2015

Issue 131

Bunji Garlin, Trinidadian soca superstar. Photo by Jonathan Mannion Photography

January/February 2015

Issue 130


November/December 2014

Issue 129

The view from a beach near Soufrière includes Petit Piton, one of the twin volcanic peaks that are icons of St Lucia. Photo Danielle Devaux

September/October 2014

Issue 128

Jamaican pro surfer Icah Wilmot. Photograph by Marlon James

July/August 2014

Issue 127

Cover Diver Rich Mounce hovers in the massive entrance to Mohrdohr Cavern, south Andros Island, the Bahamas. Photo Brian Kakuk

May/June 2014

Issue 126

Jamaican singer Tessanne Chin. Photograph by Adrian Creary

March/April 2014

Issue 125

Nathaniel Charleau portrays a Dame Lorraine, one of the oldest traditional masquerades in Trinidad Carnival Photo: Maria Nunes

January/February 2014

Issue 124

Issue 124

November/December 2013