All Business

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

Thick cloud shrouds the summit of Mt Pelée. Photograph by Catriona Davidson

St Pierre: mountain of death

Once, St Pierre was a centre of French elegance and pleasure, the pride of the French Caribbean, “the Paris of the Antilles”. But one morning the mountain behind the town blew apart, wiping out the town and killing almost all its 30,000 people. James Ferguson revisits the volcano, exactly 100 years on.

Sir George Martin, Beatles producer, in front of the Montserrat Cultural Centre, site of the Alliouagana Festival of the Word. Photograph courtesy Ishwar Persad

Happenings (November/December 2009)

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

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Caribbean Bookshelf (November/December 2005)

The new books that are reflecting the region right now.

Anthony Winkler. Photograph courtesy Anthony Winkler

Caribbean Bookshelf (November/December 2007)

New Caribbean publications.

The clock at the Plymouth courthouse, stopped at seven minutes past twelve. Photograph by Mark Meredith

Volcano is boss: Montserrat after the Soufrière Hills eruption

When the Soufrière Hills Volcano erupted in July 1995, the people of Montserrat didn’t know their whole way of life was about to change forever.....

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.

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Caribbean Bookshelf – January/February 2006

Classic poetry by Cuban Nicolás Guillén and Martiniquan Édouard Glissant, and new novels by Jamaican Marlon James and Trinidadian Rabindranath Maharaj.

Revellers jamming down Front Street in the heart of St Maarten`s capital Philipsburg during St Maarten Carnival 2007. Photograph by Judy H Fitzpatrick

Happenings (March/April 2008)

A brief look at the events that will have the Caribbean buzzing in March and April.

Bert Williams in blackface and blackbird costume. Photograph courtesy Secker & Warburg

Caribbean Bookshelf (March/April 2006)

New novels by Caryl Phillips and Shani Mootoo, Olive Senior’s poems, Rex Nettleford’s speeches, and a Montserrat album.

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