Rebuscar performing in Lopinot. Photograph by Caldeo Sookram

Viva Parang

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

The Latin Music Hotlist

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. Where should the enthusiastic amateur start?.

Losing it

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

George Lamming. Photograph by Ronnie Carrington

An afternoon with George Lamming

Simon Lee talks to legendary Caribbean writer George Lamming.