West Indies Beer Company founder Mark Heath. Photograph courtesy True Blue Boutique Resort

Beer essentials: what’s brewing at Grenada’s West Indies Beer Company

As the international craft beer trend spreads to the Caribbean, the popular ales made by Grenada’s fledgling West Indies Beer Company are brewing up a quiet storm. David Katz finds out more.

The buildings of St George’s climb the hill above the harbour. Photograph by PHB.CZ (Richard Semik)/Shutterstock.com

Clockwise Grenada: touring sunrise to sunset

Its quiet charms are well-suited to lingering, but Grenada is also small enough to explore in a single day, if time is of the essence. Caroline Taylor suggests a sunrise-to-sunset itinerary to introduce you to the best of the island — and ensure you want to return.

Illustration by Shalini Seereeram

A library of their own: Grenada’s Mt Zion project

When Grenada’s public library was forced to close, a group of volunteers decided young readers should still have access to books. Erline Andrews learns about the Mt Zion library project.

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Bittersweet: remembering Mott Green

Franka Philip remembers the late Mott Green and his vision for Grenadian chocolate.

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Oonya Kempadoo: “I keep writing even when I’m trying not to”

Guyanese writer Oonya Kempadoo on the long gestation of her third novel, and her passion for social development work.

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Petite Martinique: as wide as a smile

Residents of tiny Petite Martinique in the Grenadine chain are like one big extended family, says Antonia MacDonald.

St George's and the Carenage. Photograph courtesy the Grenada Board of Tourism

Caribbean Rum & Beer Festival in Grenada, and so much more!

What's on in Grenada - the Spice Isle or Kirani Country! - from mid-2012 to mid-2013, including the Caribbean Rum & Beer Festival in November.

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The Caribbean at the 2012 Olympic games

Kwame Laurence looks at the Caribbean athletes heading for the London Olympic Games, identifies the ones to watch, and weighs their chances of success.

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A Green [Organic] Valley in Grenada

Paul Crask visits the organic agri-tourism attraction Belmont Estate.

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Painting the real picture: Grenadian women in art

Grenada’s women artists are going beyond the stereotypes of regional art. David Katz spoke to them.

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