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.

Terry Gajraj. Photograph by Marilyn Kean

Terry Gajraj: “I miss Guyana so much”

Guyanese chutney star Terry Gajraj on promoting his country from afar — as told to Erline Andrews.

Assassin aka Jeffrey Campbell. Photograph courtesy VP Records

Happenings (January/February 2008)

A brief look at the events that will have the Caribbean buzzing in January and February.

Ian McDonald. Photograph courtesy Macmillan Caribbean

Ian McDonald: evening in the garden

Poet and novelist Ian McDonald shares his memories of a rich and happy life with Nicholas Laughlin .

Illustration by Jason Jarvis

Not just cricket

In 2007, the West Indies will host the ICC Cricket World Cup and the islands’ economies will be boosted.

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