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Caribbean Datebook (September/October 2014)

Events around the Caribbean (and further afield) in September and October — from music festivals to sports tournaments.

All Business

A collection of Caribbean business websites for anyone searching for commercial contacts within the region.

King and Queen of the Festival of St Rose of Lima (Fét La Woz), a flower festival held in August. The Feast of La Marguerite, another popular flower festival, is held in October. Photograph by Chris Huxley

Kweyol Greetings

It's the back-to- business period before we begin the lead-up to Christmas and Carnival festivities. In some of the islands, it's time to assert our Kweyol identity, in music, song and culinary festivities. Simon Lee celebrates the heritage of the French Antilles, Haiti, Dominica and St Lucia.

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Unravelling the Great Dictator, Rafael Trujillo

In The Feast of the Goat, Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa takes on Rafael Trujillo, one of the Caribbean’s most notorious dictators. James Ferguson explains why this novel, published in 2000, has already become a classic.

Angostura's rum during the aging process in one of the company's warehouses

Caribbean rum means business

With European markets opening up, Caribbean rum companies are banking on their premium brands to hedge against the loss of their privileged market access. Mark Wilson explains.

Photograph by Arun Madisetti/Images Dominica

Close encounter: whale-watching in Dominica

Only a handful of divers are lucky enough to see eye to eye with Dominica’s amazing whales.

Caribbean Bookshelf (September/October 2006)

Caribbean Bookshelf (September/October 2006)

Elizabeth Nunez’s novel Prospero’s Daughter and a glimpse at the Caribbean’s most glamorous homes.

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.

Get Caught Reading series co-editor and author Nasser Khan with beaming schoolchildren who took part in the launch. Photograph by Petronella Griffith

Snapshots (January/February 2008)

A brief look at the achievements of some innovative Caribbean creators.

Castro Perez cleans one of Aruba`s reefs. Photograph courtesy Aruba Reef Care Project/Castro Perez

Happenings (July/August 2009)

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

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