Caribbean Beat Archive

Issue 147

Bequia‘s colourful coconut boats. Mauritius Images GmbH / Alamy Stock Photo

September/October 2017

Issue 146

Trinidadian jazz musician and composer Etienne Charles. Photo by Maria Nunes

July/August 2017

Issue 145

Jamaican reggae artist Chronnix. Photo by Nickii Kane

May/June 2017

Issue 144

Martiniquan filmmaker Euzhan Palcy, twenty-five years after she appeared on the cover of the first Caribbean Beat. Photo ©Yannick Coupannec/Leemage

March/April 2017

Issue 143

A young fancy sailor at rest during Carnival in Port of Spain, Trinidad. Photo by Abigail Hadeed

January/February 2017

Issue 142

Tobago-born musical legend Calypso Rose. Richard Holder, courtesy Stonetree Records/Maturity

November/December 2016

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