Stories about St.Kitts & Nevis
St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Windies Beat South Africa
“This victory is so huge given the history of South African tours”: Abeni is thrilled that the West Indies cricket team have finally won a test match.
Trinidad & Tobago: More of the Same
“Does anyone actually know of any (other) company where this sort of thing happens and the persons responsible are not seriously reprimanded?” asks West Indies Cricket Blog, on hearing news of the West Indies Cricket Board‘s latest bungle.
Jamaica: Our Caribbean
Geoffrey Philp features Our Caribbean: “an anthology of lesbian and gay writing from across the Antilles”.
St. Kitts & Nevis, Trinidad & Tobago: The True Caribbean
“Being born a West Indian means that I am less likely to succumb to the palm trees, blue sea, white sand, standard tourist pitch. The Caribbean islands are so much more complicated…” My Chutney Garden reveals what she loves about Nevis.
UK, Caribbean: Cuisine questions
Why isn't Caribbean food more popular in the UK, wonders Can Cook, Must Cook. She responds to online commentary.
St. Kitts & Nevis: Volcano Hike
“Mt Liamuiga is St Kitts tallest mountain at 3,792ft, and a ‘potentially active’ stratovolcano with a very well defined crater…” Steve's Dominica goes hiking.
UK, Caribbean: Colours of Notting Hill Carnival
Notting Hill Carnival, Europe's largest summer festival, is a celebration of both Caribbean culture and London's multicultural heritage. Images posted by various Flickr users give glimpses of the carnival's colours and faces.
Caribbean: Hurricane Dean & Tourism
MACO Caribbean Living blogs about the impact of Hurricane Dean on Caribbean tourism.
Barbados: Caribbean Top Ten
Both Cheese-on-Bread and Barbados Free Press report on recently-released rankings of the Top 10 richest countries in the Caribbean.
Caribbean: West Indies Cricket Board Elections
“You might think that the position is so blighted that no one wants it, or you may think it just odd that only one name apiece was tossed into the circle for the posts of president and vice-president of the West Indies Cricket Board.” Vaneisa Baksh at CaribbeanCricket.com weighs in...
Caribbean: Contemporary Art Exhibition
“Brooklyn sometimes feels like it is part of the Caribbean,” writes Caribbean Beat Blog, reporting on an upcoming exhibition of contemporary Caribbean art at the Brooklyn Museum.
Antigua, St. Lucia, St. Kitts & Nevis: Caribbean Cooking
“This little gem…is a riot of colour and it’s got some interesting recipes by top chefs from Antigua, St Lucia and St Kitts & Nevis”: Can Cook, Must Cook discovers a cool new Caribbean cookbook.
Caribbean: Farewell to a cricketing legend
In the early ’90s, the West Indies' dominance of the international cricket scene entered its long decline. There were fewer victories to celebrate, fewer exceptional demonstrations of the brilliance to which West Indian fans had become so accustomed. And when there were bright spots, they often came courtesy of one man: Brian Charles Lara. Lara played his last ever international cricket match in Barbados on April 21, 2007, in front of thousands of fans and visitors. The Caribbean blogosphere pays tribute to the man some consider the greatest cricketer of all time.
Puerto Rico: Gli Gli Sails Again
The Voice of the Taino People is excited about The Gli-Gli (or Carib Canoe) sailing expedition in celebration of the 10th anniversary of its first voyage to relink the indigenous Carib communities of the region.
St. Kitts, Antigua: What is luxury?
Simone at Something Extra looks at the web sites of two luxury hotels in St. Kitts and Antigua, in an effort to determine “what defines luxury“.
St. Kitts: A virtual airport landing
Travel consultant Simone Champagnie reports on her blog that she and a partner company in St. Kitts and Nevis have begun to use YouTube to share “virtual site inspection” videos. Emedded in the post is one of the videos, a passenger's-eye-view of the landing at the St. Kitts airport.
Caribbean Women's Forum
Collectif Haiti de Provence points to a Radio Kiskeya news article stating (Fr): “The 2d Caribbean Women's Forum ended the evening of November 10th in Fort-de-France, Martinique with the participation of a Haitian delegation led by Feminine Condition Minister Marie-Laurence Jocelyn Lassegue … Delegations from various Caribbean countries (Guadeloupe, Dominica,...
Caribbean, USA: West Indian Day Parade
Will, a Dutch student newly arrived at New York's Columbia University, takes in last Monday's West Indian Day Parade: “A giant Caribbean parade which takes place in Brooklyn on the Labour Day Holiday . . . . The first part of it was made use of by American politicians (Congressional...
Caribbean: West Indian Day Parade
TrinidadJunction attends the annual West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn, New York on Labor Day: “every single island in the Caribbean is represented. Each island typically has their own truck and/or band and can choose to ‘parade’ anyway they see fit. Some islands, like Trinidad and Barbados, choose to bring...
Caribbean: Exporting Carnival
“. . . it's interesting how these festivals have echoed, in a small way, the evolution of their original model in Trinidad, as a vehicle of solidarity, an assertion of identity, a gesture of defiance in a hostile environment,” says Jeremy Taylor, writing about the Carnivals “exported” by the Caribbean...
Caribbean: Languages spoken here
Island Tips posts a list — by island — of the languages spoken in the Caribbean.