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The LaSource Grenada Sailing Week is one of the premier events on the Caribbean yachting calendar. Photograph by Onne Van Der Wal/LaSource Grenada Sailing Festival

Go, Grenada

Among Grenada's charms are its stunning beaches and sparkling seas, rugged mountains, lush vegetation and one of the most picturesque capital cities in the Caribbean. And Grenadians are some of the warmest, most welcoming people you could ever meet. Join us for our pictorial tour of the Spice Isle, followed by a detailed fact file on what to look for in Grenada and her sister islands, Carriacou and Petite Martinique.

Favourite Clicks

Some of our favourite websites have been upgraded or have changed their addresses in recent months. Michael Goodwin gives the scoop on some essential Caribbean resources.

Photograph courtesy the National Hurricane Center

Keeping an eye on the Caribbean’s hurricane alley

une to November is the Atlantic hurricane season. That’s when countries in the region rely most heavily on the National Hurricane Center in Miami to keep them informed. Margaret McEvoy visits the NHC as it gears up for a new season.

Visitors enjoy the Barbadian flavour and the atmosphere at Oistins. Photograph by Eric Young

Get yah fresh fish! Barbados’ Oistins Fish Fry

The Oistins Fish Fry has become a Barbadian institution, a treat for locals and visitors alike. Roxan Kinas samples the fresh-grilled fish and friendly atmosphere at this seaside hotspot.

Neville Garrick, right, with the late Charles Comer at the 50th birthday party for Bob Marley at the Tuff Gong headquarters in Kingston, 1995. Photograph by Wendy Steckles

The men behind the reggae machine: Neville Garrick and many more

Garry Steckles celebrates the work of artist Neville Garrick - designer of most of Bob Marley's album covers - and the other behind-the-scenes reggae greats.

Illustration by Jason Jarvis

Carnival, Tobago Style

Tobago's newest festival is a late- summer Carnival, complete with steelband and costumes. Dylan Kerrigan on the special flavour of Tobago East.

Illustration by Jason Jarvis

In praise of the Caribbean cigar

Bob Williamson muses on his smoke of choice.


New Music from the Caribbean (September/October 2002)

A roundup of new CDs from around the Caribbean.


New and Recent Books about the Caribbean (September/October 2002)

The latest books from and about the Caribbean.

Len "Boogsie" Sharpe, steelband maestro. Photograph by Abigail Hadeed

Pan Passion: Lennox ‘Boogsie’ Sharpe

Composer, arranger and steelband virtuoso, Len “Boogsie” Sharpe is a legend in Trinidad, the island that invented the instrument. Pat Bishop, artist, pan and choral conductor and herself an acclaimed steelband arranger, discusses the brilliance of Sharpe’s work over the last 30 years.