Meeting of minds: Cuban President Fidel Castro is congratulated after his speech by Grenada's Ambassador Eugene Pursoo. Photograph by Eden Shand

Global Warming and the Caribbean

The Caribbean made a strong contribution to the earth Summit in Brazil; but only time will tell what the results will be. .

Jamaica's Tryall Club near Montego Bay; in the shadow of the palms (inset).  Photograph by Allsport/ Johnnie Walker

Cream of the Crop: Golf in the Caribbean

Former West Indies test captain Sir Garry Sobers on the Johnnie Walker World Championship in Jamaica next December, and how Caribbean golf is shaping .

The main entrance of El Convento de Belén. Built in the early 18th century and now being restored, the covent also serves as living quarters for specialist craftsmen working on the city's buildings. Photograph by Martin Charles

Saving Old Havana

The historic Spanish centre of Havana is being restored to its former splendour.

CARICOM Must Develop Its Single Market

CARICOM Must Develop Its Single Market

David Renwick says the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) must speed up its plan for a single market and decide its future trading relationships..

The Ospray in Trinidad, ready to retrace Slocum's Caribbean voyage

Joshua Slocum’s Journey

English sailor James Mellor is retracing the Caribbean voyage of Joshua Slocum, the first man to sail alone around the world..

diving, tobago

Tobago Diving: Landscape of a Dream

Donna Yawching goes scuba diving off Tobago. Photographs by Peter Hauerbach..

Sprite of the Cocal, Queen of the Bands 1988. Photograph by Norton Studios Ltd

Wayne Berkeley: Trinidad’s King Carnival

Designer Wayne Berkeley this year equalled an all-time Carnival record – George Bailey's four consecutive crowns 40 years ago..

history

The Christopher Columbus Question

Historians and critics around the globe are squabbling about Christopher Columbus. Was he a saint or a sinner?.

sports, cycling

The Barcelona Olympics: Hunting Caribbean Gold

Cyclist Gene Samuel, designer Peter Minshall, and sprinter Merlene Ottley are set to make the Caribbean proud this Olympic season.

Illustration by Gabriel Woodham

This An’ Dat

A Caribbean dialect poem by Paul Keens-Douglas.