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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.

Klive Walker explores hidden complexities of race, culture and class in Jamaica`s hierarchical social strata. Photograph courtesy Insomniac Press

Caribbean Bookshelf (May/June 2007)

Reggae explored in Dubwise: Reasoning From the Reggae Underground and What the Deejay Said: A Critique from The Street.

Gregory Gill of Barbados watches his partner Elwyn Oxley spike as Philippe Pignol of Guadeloupe attempts to block in the final. Photograph courtesy Leisure Entertainment

Happenings (September/October 2009)

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

Campaigning in St Vincent, 1984. Photograph courtesy Macmillan Caribbean

Bookshelf (September/October 2007)

Beyond the Islands: An Autobiography is a colourful journey into the life of former St Vincent prime minister James Mitchell .

Masqueraders perform at the 2009 Cudjoe Head Day Festival. Photograph by Keith Dyett

Goat water in Cudjoe head

Never mind the volcanic eruptions, these Montserrat folks have a festival to celebrate. James Fuller joined the party.

Caribbean Bookshelf (September/October 2007)

Caribbean Bookshelf (September/October 2007)

The inaugural tour of West Indian cricketers to North America is documented in a book.

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.

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