Photograph by Garry Steckles

Roots-rockin’ St Kitts

St Kitts has developed one of the most vibrant reggae scenes in the region. Garry Steckles lends a willing ear.

All Business

A collection of Caribbean business websites for anyone searching for commercial contacts within the region.

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Bookshelf (May/June 2002)

New and recent books about the Caribbean.

Photograph courtesy the Jamaica Tourist Board

The Real Claude McKay

James Ferguson on Banana Bottom, Claude McKay’s homage to rural Jamaica.

Album Cover for Carnival Messiah

Carnival Messiah

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Christopher Rodriguez. Photograph courtesy Talawa/ Photograph by Richard H. Smith

Theatre Buzz – Dragged on Stage

Playwright Christopher Rodriguez brings High Heel Parrotfish to the London stage.

Angostura's rum during the aging process in one of the company's warehouses

Caribbean rum means business

With European markets opening up, Caribbean rum companies are banking on their premium brands to hedge against the loss of their privileged market access. Mark Wilson explains.

Illustration by Jason Jarvis

In praise of the Caribbean cigar

Bob Williamson muses on his smoke of choice.

Dominique Le Gendre with accompanist Chris Willis in one of the rehearsal rooms at the Royal Opera House in London. Photograph by Georgia Popplewell

Dominique Le Gendre: musical tales

Trinidadian composer Dominique Le Gendre’s chamber suite Tales of the Islands comes home.

Charmaine Munroe a.k.a. Macka Diamond. Photograph by Philipp Kroll

Film buzz (March/April 2007)

Queens of Sound explores the challenges female artists face in the reggae scene • King At The Controls DVD pays tribute to King Jammy.

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