Through contact with gentle equine companions and stimulating creative activities, Tobago-based Healing With Horses offers an innovative and life-changing therapeutic programme for differently-abled children. Elspeth Duncan describes a day in the life of the annual summer camp.
The natural beauty of St Lucia won the island its old nickname, “Helen of the West Indies” — and has inspired generations of poets and artists, including Derek Walcott, Nobel laureate and St Lucia’s most famous son. Walcott’s poetry lives in the landscape, writes Vladimir Lucien, and vice versa, offering visitors a lyrical portrait of praise.
Trinidadian lawyer and actor Maxine Williams on how she became Facebook’s global head of diversity, and why her role at the powerful web company is a platform for spreading the benefits of the digital world — as told to Tracy Assing.
When four choreographers decided to launch a new contemporary dance festival — with three weeks’ notice — no one guessed it would change Trinidad’s cultural landscape. Nazma Muller follows the evolution of the COCO Dance Festival, and finds out how it’s boosted the careers of a new generation of dancers and choreographers.
Celebrating Divali in Trinidad, St Lucia’s creole heritage, and the legacy of Jamaica’s Miss Lou.
Events around the Caribbean (and further afield) in September and October — from music festivals to sports tournaments.
The sighting of a rare snake led to an ambitious initiative to protect Antigua’s tiny offshore islands. Joanne C. Hillhouse investigates the Antigua and Barbuda Environmental Awareness Group’s flagship project.
Guyana has dedicated a museum to its first premier, Dr Cheddi Jagan. Larry Luxner reports.
St Kitts has developed one of the most vibrant reggae scenes in the region. Garry Steckles lends a willing ear.
Simon Lee on the Caribbean’s headline events in May and June.