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Know Your Caribbean History

The Movie: The Harder They Come

The first movie shot fully in Kingston Jamaica, brought Reggae to the world.

The Movie: The Harder They Come

The Handshake

Not long after being shot Bob Marley got political opponents Michael Manley and Edward Seaga to hold hands in a display of unity

The Handshake

Breadfruit & Captain Bligh

Breadfruit, super food with an extraordinary story.

Breadfruit & Captain Bligh

Flags of the Caribbean

How Many Caribbean countries and their flags can you name?

Flags of the Caribbean

Why is Red Stripe Called Red Stripe

What is it about Red Stripe.....

Why is Red Stripe Called Red Stripe

What is Rastafarianism

Rasta, Ethiopia, Dreadlocks

What is Rastafarianism

6 Reggae Stars that aren't Bob Marley

Reggae music has spread across the world. With the release of the Bob Marley movie, we should remember that Reggae grew as a wave, not beholden to one man but as a joy to many

6 Reggae Stars that aren't Bob Marley

Who profited from the slave trade

Many companies still existing today made huge profits from the trans-atlantic slave trade, also some surprising people have this in their history

Who profited from the slave trade

Port Royal and Pirates

Names like Captain Morgan, Blackbeard and Port Royal today give romance to the Caribbean but back in their day..........

Port Royal and Pirates

First Settlers

The Arawak Indians are considered the first human settlers in the Caribbean

First Settlers

Catch A Fire by Timothy White

The Man, The Myth and the Legend

Catch A Fire  by Timothy White
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