Haitian-Italian designer Stella Jean draws on her mixed heritage.
Across the Caribbean, the freshest produce, best bargains, and often the friendliest advice can still be found at traditional markets. Here are six worth exploring, ranging from Dominica to Curaçao to French Guiana.
An uninvited spirit possesses Simon Lee’s hut while he investigates a vaudou ceremony in Haiti.
Simon Lee on the Caribbean’s headline events in May and June.
Cooking with bananas.
New and recent books about the Caribbean.
James Ferguson on Christopher Drayton's Christopher.
Simon Lee talks to legendary Caribbean writer George Lamming.
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.
Property prices vary dramatically among Caribbean countries. Mark Wilson looks at what money will buy in four islands.