The new Gran Courland resort on the west coast of Tobago. Photograph by Gran Courland

Island Beat (Autumn 1995)

Events and people in the news around the islands .

Illustration by Christopher Cozier

Making Money in the Sun

Tony Thorndike looks at a vibrant Caribbean industry - offshore banking and finance.

Caribbean Kitchen (Summer 1995)

International chef Joe Brown continues his Caribbean journey, this time on the water.

Trinidad Mas: Carnival of the World

More than a hundred cities and countries around the world now stage Trinidad-style Carnivals.

Illustration by Peter Jarrette

Caribbean Kitchen (Winter 1994)

The Latin Flavour .

Laramania: players form a triumphal arch after Brian Lara's record breaking Antigua innings. Photograph by Allan Aflak

Island Beat (Autumn 1994)

The adventures of Brian Lara, Caribbean bobsledders at the Olympics, a new suspense movie, new ways to explore Barbados, a new horse-racing track....

Island Beat (Summer 1994)

Carnival in Antigua, art in St. Lucia, diving in Grenada, folk traditions in Tobago, jewellery in Trinidad, chess in Barbados, and much more.

Caribbean Kitchen (Spring 1994)

Recipes from St. Maarten and Trinidad.

Annalee Davis: Betrayal (1993, acrylic, emulsion and watercolour, 131 x 100 cm). Photograph by Ron Griffith

Island Beat (Winter 1993)

A new transatlantic race for sailors, a new visitor attraction in Barbados, world championship golf in Jamaica, and Barbados artists shine at Carib Art.

Photograph by Martha Watkins Gilkes

Dream Dives in the Caribbean

Martha Watkins Gilkes tours the Caribbean to discover the best dive sites.