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.

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.

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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