Illustration by Wendy Nanan

Cricket 101: What on earth are they talking about?

Can you tell a fine leg from a silly mid-off? Maybe BC Pires can help. Or maybe not.

Depositing bottles at Carib Glassworks. Photograph by Mark Wilson

Not just any old trash: recycling in the Caribbean

Not only does recycling have a positive impact on the environment, it can become a profitable business venture. Mark Wilson looks at some Caribbean businesses seeking to do both.

Upbeat (May/June 2001)

Upbeat (May/June 2001)

New music from the Caribbean.

Trinidad and Tobago's exhibit at Chelsea, 1987. Photograph courtesy Trinidad and Tobago Horticultural Society

Flower Power

The Caribbean has done well at the annual Chelsea Flower Show in London — and is reaping the rewards. Geraldine Flower reports.

John Wayne (second from right) and his wife (seated, right) at a reception in 1951 at Roodal's Palace with Timothy Roodal (standing between chairs), Mrs Roodal (seated), family and friends. Photograph courtesy Adrian Camp-Campins

The cinema glory days are coming back

Now that cinema-goers have become tired of staying at home and watching cable and video, they are returning to the cinema. Mark Wilson reports.

Courtesy Jan Barwick

Time to thaw out in the sun

Coming events around the islands.

Upbeat (March/April 2002)

Upbeat (March/April 2002)

New music from the Caribbean.

Discover the French Caribbean

The Caribbean on the web.

New music from the Caribbean

New music from the Caribbean

A roundup of new tunes in the Caribbean.

Illustration by Christopher Cozier

More financial expertise for the Caribbean

Mark Wilson on a new organisation which aims to help regional governments source financial expertise when they need it.