Castro Perez cleans one of Aruba`s reefs. Photograph courtesy Aruba Reef Care Project/Castro Perez

Happenings (July/August 2009)

A round-up of current events on the Caribbean calendar.

Pulse`s Kimanee McDonald in Zadd. Photograph courtesy Pulse

Happenings (May/June 2009)

A round-up of current events on the Caribbean calendar.

Jamaica`s Cockpit Country is home to globally-important biodiversity but could be devastated by bauxite mining. Photograph courtesy Birdlife International/Susan Koenig

Caribbean birds: on a wing and a prayer

Bird life in the Caribbean seems to be flourishing, but some species are threatened. James Fuller goes birdwatching in search of them.

Cap Cana--Juanillo Beach. Photograph courtesy Cap Cana, Dominican Republic

Tourism drive in the Dominican Republic

David Pye offers a sneak preview of the new luxury resorts of the Dominican Republic .

Costumed pirates in the Landing Pageant, on an authentic sailing ship, 'invade' a Cayman Islands harbour. Photograph courtesy Pirates Week Office/Miguel Escalante

Happenings (November/December 2008)

A brief look at the events that will have the Caribbean buzzing in November and December .

November 1938: A Berlin synagogue burning on the night of Kristallnacht. Photograph by Paul Popper/Popperfoto/Getty Images

Rescued by racism

When Germany’s Jews decided to flee the Nazi onslaught in November 1938, they found refuge in the Dominican Republic....

Dominican-American writer Junot Díaz. Photograph courtesy Riverhead/Lily Oei

Junot Díaz: the wao factor

Nearly a decade after his first novel, Junot Díaz produced a book that made him a celebrity and won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. .

Cuba`s Dayron Robles competes to place first in the men`s 60m hurdles in Stuttgart, Germany, in February. Photograph courtesy OLIVER LANG/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

Top ten Caribbean Olympic hopefuls 2008

Who will bring the Caribbean Olympic glory in Beijing? Kwame Laurence assesses the regional hopefuls for 2008.

The westernaustralia2011.com Clipper sailing in the English Channel. Photograph courtesy Onedition

Happenings (May/June 2008)

A brief look at the events that will have the Caribbean buzzing in May and June.

Revellers jamming down Front Street in the heart of St Maarten`s capital Philipsburg during St Maarten Carnival 2007. Photograph by Judy H Fitzpatrick

Happenings (March/April 2008)

A brief look at the events that will have the Caribbean buzzing in March and April.