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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Introducing Discover Trinidad & Tobago 2017 (issue 28)

It’s not often that a magazine can speak of publishing without interruption, year in, year out, for over 25 years. But that’s exactly the case with the travel guide Discover…

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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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With thanks and best wishes as we close for the season 🎄

It’s been a challenging year for many — one that’s called for reflection, innovation, and determination. And with all of the challenges we faced — not least of which was…

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Our founding Secretary of the Board, Hugh Williams

Remembering Hugh Williams

We got some sad news a few days ago. Hugh Williams — our dear friend, treasured colleague and advisor, and our Board Secretary from our inception 25 years ago through…

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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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Caribbean Beat turns 24

We tend to keep a low profile over here, but there was this in the Trinidad Guardian recently, in honour of Caribbean Beat‘s 24th anniversary. Read more here, including thoughts from…

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Rhythm of a People

The Emancipation Support Committee salutes Ella Andall The spirits of the ancestors and the audience were lifted by the energetic line-up at the Pan African Concert and Tribute to Ella…

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