Photograph by Jose Carlos Gonzalez

Baby John

In the Venezuelan town of Curiepe, the festival of San Juan brings flags, drumming, and processions.

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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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High rise over Caracas

Riding high over Caracas.

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Mauricio Plaza: dance with the devils

Photographer Mauricio Plaza shares images of the Dancing Devils of Yare, a Venezuelan Corpus Christi tradition since the sixteenth century .

Losing it

Losing it

Jeremy Taylor remembers the Caribbean Beat editor who went to Venezuela and lost his pants.

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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....

Viva Parang

Viva Parang

In Trinidad, the sound of Christmas is parang, a living reminder of the island’s Hispanic heritage.

Mt Roraima: House of the Gods

Mt Roraima: House of the Gods

Nicholas Laughlin retraces his steps to the summit of the mystical Mt Roraima.

JGB Siegert: a taste for adventure

JGB Siegert: a taste for adventure

Judy Raymond traces the long and exciting journey of Angostura bitters’ inventor Dr JGB Siegert, from the battlefield of Waterloo to the rainforests.

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