The late queen of salsa, Celia Cruz. Photograph courtesy Mary Kent

The Latin Music Hotlist

The Hispanic Caribbean boasts a dizzying diverse musical scene, with sounds ranging from son to jibaro, bomba to salsa, cumbia to reggaeton....

Laundry Lyrics: I follow the light and shoot on instinct. My fascination with light reveals a movement to self-portraiture. Photograph by Abigail Hadeed

Trees without roots

The isolation of descendants of migrant workers in Central America depicted through Abigail Hadeed's lens.

It’s a brown world

It’s a brown world

At home in Trinidad, Caroline Taylor’s multi-ethnic identity is no mystery; the rest of the world is a totally different melting-pot.

Costa Rica Adventure

Costa Rica Adventure

Costa Rica, one of BWIA’s newest destinations, is a favourite with adventure tourists. From Pacific surfing to paragliding off a cliff....

Fishermen relax in their boat at Puerto Viejo after a long day`s work. Photograph by Matthew Barker

Costa Rica’s Caribbean corner

Cut off for more than a century, the country’s east coast is now reachable by road. Matthew Barker explored its Caribbean connections.

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