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....

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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.

Illustration by Lilo Nido

Riding the Bus in Grenada (a Poem)

Sharon Almerigi takes her life in her hands.

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.

Yachts in the Carenage. Photograph by Jenny Bailey

Give Me A Boat

A tribute to sailors and boats - from giant cruise ships to tiny pirogues, of all sorts and sizes, which ply the waters around the Caribbean islands .

The 70- foot Mount Caramel waterfall. Photograph by Jim Rudin

Come Down to Grenada & Carriacou

Alister Hughes describes the pleasures of the Caribbean's spice isle, while Frances Kay relaxes on the sister island, Carriacou.

Photograph by Martha Watkins Gilkes

Dream Dives in the Caribbean

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

Miss Leila bakes bread over wood embers in a stone oven

Warning: Carriacou is Addictive

Longtime resident Frances Kay explains why she loves Carriacou.

Illustration by Gabriel Woodham

This An’ Dat

A Caribbean dialect poem by Paul Keens-Douglas.

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Destination Focus: Grenada

Grenada is a perfect Caribbean destination, with all that a visitor can hope for and much more to be discovered.