UPDATED: How to help the Caribbean after Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria

Help Antigua & Barbuda, Anguilla, St Maarten & St Martin, the British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, the Turks & Caicos, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Dominica, Martinique, Guadeloupe, St Kitts,…

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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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Caribbean Beat’s latest issue highlights 25 under 25

Caribbean Beat‘s May/June issue (#145) looks to the next generation With our brand new May/June 2017 issue (#145), we continue the 25th anniversary celebrations of Caribbean Beat. The March/April issue…

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Discover Trinidad & Tobago open photo call 2017

It’s that time of year again! As always, we at Discover Trinidad & Tobago invite all advanced and professional photographers – both our regular contributors and those we’ve never worked…

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June air date for Trinidad episode of Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown

NB: The original airing of Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown was pre-empted due to CNN’s coverage of the terrorist attack in London on Sunday 18th. The episode will now air on…

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The Trinidad & Tobago National Culinary Team 2017

Trinidad & Tobago National Culinary Team prepares for Taste the Caribbean 2017

Last week, the Trinidad Hotels Restaurants & Tourism Association (THRTA)’s National Culinary Team began their practice dinners series, as they prepare to compete at the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association…

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Don Cheadle as Miles Davis in the film Miles Ahead. Courtesy the ttff

Introducing the first ever Tobago Jazz Film Festival

This 22–25 April, the Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival (TTFF) will present the inaugural Tobago Jazz Film Festival — a celebration of music and Tobago through film — as part…

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Derek Walcott. Photo: Bruce Paddington, via Caribbean Beat magazine

Remembering Derek Walcott

This morning, the legendary St Lucian writer, Derek Walcott, passed away. Over the years, commensurate with the scope and magnitude of his work, we have covered him a great deal…

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Caribbean Beat magazine marks its 25th anniversary

In early 1992, passengers boarding planes across the Caribbean found something new in their seat-pockets: a magazine by the name of Caribbean Beat, then making its debut. A quarter-century later,…

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