Caribbean Beat

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Caribbean Beat is a bimonthly magazine, published in Port of Spain, Trinidad, covering the arts, culture and society of the Caribbean, with a focus on the region's English-speaking territories. It is distributed by Caribbean Airlines (CAL),[1] formerly British West Indies Airways (BWIA), select retail outlets in CAL destinations, and also by subscription, making it one of the region's most widely circulated magazines.[2] It marked its 100th issue in November/December, 2009 and its 20th anniversary issue in March/April 2012.[3]

Caribbean Beat was launched in 1992 and is published by Media and Editorial Projects Limited.[4] Its first issue ran a cover story on Martiniquan filmmaker Euzhan Palcy. The magazine has become known for its profiles and promotion of Caribbean artists, writers and other cultural figures, and for in-depth coverage of Caribbean music, festivals,[5] sports, environment and other phenomena.

Previous editors have included Judy Raymond, Donna Benny, Skye Hernandez, and founding editor and publisher Jeremy Taylor (writer), who remains a consulting editor. Caroline Taylor is a contributing editor. Its current chief editor is Nicholas Laughlin.


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