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.

Thirty-three frogs bred in captivity were released in Montserrat’s Soufrière Hills. Photograph courtesy the Mountain Chicken Recovery Project

Dominica’s great frog rescue

When a deadly fungus threatened to wipe out the Mountain Chicken in Dominica, researchers came up with a daring rescue plan.

Cycling vacation in Curaçao. Photograph courtesy Curaçao Amstel Race

Happenings (November/December 2011)

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


Bookshelf (Summer 1994)

New books about the Caribbean, new books from Caribbean authors.

Island Beat – Eastertime (March/April 1999)

Island Beat – Eastertime (March/April 1999)

What's hot and happening in the islands this Easter.

Traditional sun-drying of cocoa beans in Trinidad & Tobago. Photograph courtesy

Happenings – November/December 2010

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


Island Beat (November/December 1996)

Events people in the news around the islands .

Marie-Elena John. Photograph courtesy Amstad

Caribbean Bookshelf (November/December 2006)

Marie-Elena John’s debut novel Unburnable, and the glamorous photographs of adopted Tobagonian Norman Parkinson.


Caribbean Bookshelf (January/February 1998)

New and recent books about the Caribbean .