Illustration by Darren Cheewah

Word of mouth (March/April 2014)

Discover the joys of partying in the cricket stands, and the significance of Trinidad’s spicy pichakaree music.

Photograph by Salim October/

Caribbean Datebook (March/April 2014)

Events around the Caribbean in March and April.

Illustration by Shalini Seereeram

No fish? No fuss

For many in the Caribbean, the season of Lent and Easter is a time to enjoy fish and other seafood. A recent oil spill in south-west Trinidad was bad news not only for the environment, but also for fish-loving Trinis. But there are other ways to observe a meatless diet for Lent, as Franka Philip explains.

Illustration by Shalini Seereeram

It starts with a cookie

There are people who don’t like to eat in public — a problem Anu Lakhan doesn’t share.

It's a Carnival: Bunj Garlin

Caribbean playlist (January/February 2014)

A roundup of potential Carnival hits.

Wishing for Wings, by Debbie Jacob

Caribbean bookshelf (January/February 2014)

This month’s reading picks.

Illustration by Darren Cheewah

Word of mouth (January/February 2014)

Discover Trinidad’s marathon fete season, Three Kings Day in Puerto Rico, and the Mustique Blues Festival.

Photograph by Aaron Richards

Caribbean datebook (January/February 2014)

Your guide to Caribbean events in January and February — from Carnival celebrations to literature festivals.


Caribbean Playlist (November/December 2013)

Recent tunes to get your feet tapping.


Caribbean Bookshelf (November/December 2013)

This month’s reading picks — from photography to fiction .