Caribbean Beat goes deep with November/December 2017 issue (#148)

The colourful cover of the November/December 2017 issue of Caribbean Beat — a closeup photo of a tiny blenny fish emerging from its coral hideout — prepares readers to take…

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Caribbean Beat takes readers on a tour of St Vincent & the Grenadines in new issue

St Vincent and the Grenadines is one country made up of thirty-two delightful islands — and the latest destination for Caribbean Airlines. The September/October 2017 issue of Caribbean Beat takes…

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Caribbean Beat profiles rising jazz star Etienne Charles for latest issue

At the age of 33, Trinidadian musician and composer Etienne Charles is already considered a phenomenal talent, thanks to his gift for reinventing traditional forms and merging jazz into the…

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The first Caribbean Beat for 2017 celebrates Carnival

Trinidad and Tobago’s annual Carnival, one of the Caribbean region’s biggest cultural events, is once again front and centre in the latest issue of Caribbean Beat. With a striking photo…

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The latest Caribbean Beat (September/October 2016) looks for adventure

Antiguan kiteboarding pioneer Andre Phillip goes airborne on the cover of the latest Caribbean Beat, introducing a feature on adventure travel in Antigua and Barbuda. From ziplining to kayaking, the…

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For wildlife watchers in Guyana, a glimpse of an elusive jaguar is a majestic prize. Photo by Pete Oxford

Caribbean Beat pays tribute to Guyana

Guyana’s natural splendour and fascinating cultural mix are at the heart of the latest issue of Caribbean Beat, the region’s leading arts and travel magazine. As the Guyanese government and…

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Talking to Nicolette Bethel

Many Antilles readers are familiar with tongues of the ocean, an online poetry journal based in the Bahamas, which was launched in February 2009. Edited by poet and playwright Nicolette…

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"Like Kamau Brathwaite, or Martin Carter…."

Two minutes and forty-one seconds well spent: the UK Guardian posts a video of Linton Kwesi Johnson reading “If I Woz a Tap Natch Poet”.

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More Naipauliana

V.S. Naipaul’s Room, from the Writers’ Rooms series, by Eamonn McCabe I’ve been posting so much Naipauliana here of late, dear readers, I may as well continue. First, Pico Ayer…

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"Horse-trading and gamesmanship"

In his column in today’s Newsday, Kevin Baldeosingh responds to the discussion about literary awards hosted by the CRB and the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize last month. He draws on published…

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