Caribbean Diaspora

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Caribbean Datebook (March/April 2014)

Events around the Caribbean in March and April.

At one of Bangkok’s floating markets, vendors offer a dizzying array of vegetables and fruit. Photograph by Nimon/Shutterstock.com

One year in Bangkok

Thailand is half a world away from Svenn Miki Grant’s home in Trinidad. But little moments of connection make a strange place feel familiar.

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From island to end zone: Caribbean athletes in the NFL

Unknown to most sports fans at home, Caribbean athletes have exuberantly infiltrated the NFL. Here are four of the top stars.

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Making her claim: Writer Hannah Lowe

In her debut book Chick, poet Hannah Lowe — born in the UK to an Afro-Jamaican father and white British mother — comes to terms with family history.

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Christmas skanking: Caribbean music for the season

Garry Steckles isn’t a fan of traditional Yuletide music, “classics” like “White Christmas”. Luckily, Caribbean musicians have created their own genre.

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Green days by the river: Marajó Island

Marajó Island, in the mouth of the mighty Amazon River, is more than three times the size of Jamaica, and little known outside Brazil.

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Los Roques: 50 shades of blue

Off the north coast of Venezuela, Los Roques is an archipelago of white sand cays surrounded by numerous shades of breathtaking blue sea.

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Caribbean Datebook (September/October 2013)

Events around the Caribbean in September and October 2013.

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Word of mouth (September/October 2013)

Discover a new crop of Jamaican artists, experience J’Ouvert Brooklyn style, and jam to Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival.

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New kids on the pitch: the West Indies women’s cricket team

The West Indies women’s cricket team is on the rise.

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