The Caribbean’s history of wars and colonisation has left an extraordinary legacy of military architecture, some of it nearly five centuries old. Recognised today as historic sites, these forts and naval bases are a reminder of the often bloody past that shaped our present.
No musician has had a greater influence on British reggae than Dennis Bovell. Plus a tribute to the late Masud Sadiki of St Kitts.
Kwame Laurence looks at the Caribbean athletes heading for the London Olympic Games, identifies the ones to watch, and weighs their chances of success.
Judy Raymond on A Distant Shore, by Caryl Phillips, originally published in the Caribbean Review of Books.
Designer Judith Rawlins is putting St Kitts on the fashion map. Laura Dowrich-Phillips looks through her racks of Caribbean casuals .
Mediaeval strolling mummers, French quadrilles and African rhythms…Simon Lee encounters the unique cultural traditions of St Kitts.
Born in the Caribbean and shaped in England, Caryl Phillips has become one of the leading writers of his generation. A profile by James Ferguson.
You know you’re in Nevis when you hear that haunting bamboo fife. Simon Lee makes notes on the island’s native music.
The reflections of British-Caribbean writer Caryl Phillips, as told to Lisa Allen-Agostini.
St Kitts and Nevis are leading the way in not only preserving heritage sites, but also making them more productive. Simon Lee paid a visit.