Depositing bottles at Carib Glassworks. Photograph by Mark Wilson

Not just any old trash: recycling in the Caribbean

Not only does recycling have a positive impact on the environment, it can become a profitable business venture. Mark Wilson looks at some Caribbean businesses seeking to do both.

Courtesy Jan Barwick

Time to thaw out in the sun

Coming events around the islands.

Caribbean Bookshelf (January/February 2002)

Caribbean Bookshelf (January/February 2002)

This month's reading picks.

Photograph by Fabi Fliervoet

Tintamarre: Unlikely Island

Tiny Tintamarre is the haunt of beach-loving daytrippers. But, there's more to the little island off the coast of St Martin.

Not just another manic Monday. Photograph by Mark Lyndersay

Happenings – March/April 2011

A round-up of current and coming events on the Caribbean calendar.

Traditional sun-drying of cocoa beans in Trinidad & Tobago. Photograph courtesy vpatrickbarrett@gmail.com

Happenings – November/December 2010

A round-up of current and coming events on the Caribbean calendar.

One of Robert Young’s creations from his design label, The Cloth, at Guyana Fashion Week. Photograph courtesy Guyana Fashion Week/Donn Thompson

Happenings (November/December 2010)

A round-up of current and coming events on the Caribbean calendar.

Alison Hinds and Richie Spice performing in 2009 at Cohobblopot, part of the Crop Over celebrations. Photograph courtesy The National Cultural Foundation Of Barbados

Happenings (July/August 2010)

A round-up of current and coming events on the Caribbean calendar.

Jamaican Tyrone Thompson, better known as Papa San, is one of the headline acts at Barbados Gospelfest. Photograph courtesy Gospelfest (Barbados) Inc

Happenings (May/June 2010)

A round-up of current events on the Caribbean calendar.

Jazz on the gallery at Holders House. Photograph courtesy Corrie Scott

Happenings (March/April 2010)

A round-up of current events on the Caribbean calendar.