Simon Lee on the Caribbean’s headline events in May and June.
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.
The latest books from and about the Caribbean.
The Caribbean’s public gardens are places to enjoy the pleasures of nature — and centres for research and conservation as well.
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.
Tiny Tintamarre is the haunt of beach-loving daytrippers. But, there's more to the little island off the coast of St Martin.
James Ferguson looks at René Maran, the first black writer to win the Prix Goncourt.
A round-up of current events on the Caribbean calendar.