|Jingling bells in the Dominican Republic
AS IN Jamaica, Christmas in the Dominican Republic is a time for family. Most persons return to their hometowns to celebrate with family and friends. The neighbouring island will be introduced to Christmas one hour ahead of Jamaica.
Christmas Trini style
CHRISTMAS IN Trinidad is a tradition because of the mixture of interesting cultures. It is also usually a time when families and friends get together. A major part of the festive celebration is Parang, Christmas songs that are sung in Spanish...
Bursting the bamboo in St Lucia
MOST OF The islanders in St. Lucia are Roman Catholics and they celebrate Christmas in a big way. There's midnight mass, large carol festivals, parties and special food. One of the Christmas time traditions in St. Lucia is 'bursting the bamboo'.
A sandy holiday in Cayman
EVERY COUNTRY has a unique Christmas tradition. In The Cayman Islands, it is no different. Audrey Leahong, who lived and worked in the British Isle for nine years, says that one Christmas tradition that she admired in that country...
Antigua: Parades, food and church
THE TWIN island states of Antigua and Barbuda certainly have their special way of observing Christmas. Carel Hodge, an Antiguan, loves to attend the annual Christmas parades. Usually held during the season along Market Street, in St. John's...