Red Thread’s Karen De Souza. Photograph courtesy the Anthony N Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence

Karen de Souza and (Red) Threads that bind

The Guyanese advocacy group Red Thread began in 1986 to help women at a time of economic problems. Thirty years later, the collective is a major force in the region advocating for the rights of women and young people. Lisa Allen-Agostini talks to co-founder Karen de Souza and learns about the power of grassroots activism.

Georgetown's Red House, now the Cheddi Jagan Research Centre. Photograph by Larry Luxner

Remembering Cheddi Jagan

Guyana has dedicated a museum to its first premier, Dr Cheddi Jagan. Larry Luxner reports.

George Lamming. Photograph by Ronnie Carrington

An afternoon with George Lamming

Simon Lee talks to legendary Caribbean writer George Lamming.

Illustration by Marlon Griffith

Oh what fun it is to ride on a Sikorsky S76A

The holiday season is here, bringing with it Soca Santas, Martiniquan carols, Hindu and Muslim festivals, music and film. Simon Lee on the season's offerings - and his mixed chance to be a flying Saint Nick.

Take twenty: cricket, that is

Take twenty: cricket, that is

Garry Steckles previews the 2014 Caribbean Premier League Twenty20 cricket tournament, which starts sports lovers’ pulses racing in July.

Andromeda Gardens, Bathsheba, Barbados. Photograph by John Webster

Earthy delights

The Caribbean’s public gardens are places to enjoy the pleasures of nature — and centres for research and conservation as well.

Bernadette Persaud: “I’m trying to show that here is beauty”

Bernadette Persaud: “I’m trying to show that here is beauty”

Guyanese artist Bernadette Persaud tells Ruel Johnson about her work and her quest to reveal the beauty in all things, even in cultural loss....

Young Bill Rogers (Roger Hinds) performing in St Vincent in 2005. Photograph courtesy Roger Hinds

The ride of young Bill Rogers

His father was Guyana’s first international recording artiste and he is intent on keeping that legacy alive.

West Indies captain Clive Lloyd lifts the trophy at the 1975 Cricket World Cup as Prince Philip watches. Photograph by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

A short history of World Cup Cricket

The 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup in the West Indies will be the ninth staging of this major sporting event.

Photograph courtesy GMTCS

Green goodies from Guyana

From crabwood oil to soap, see why the North West Organics line of products are good for your health and the environment.

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