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Caribbean Studies: Newspapers

A guide for those interested in the literature, culture and history of the Caribbean.

International News

Finding Newspaper Articles

Newspapers Available Through dLOC

  • Abeng (Kingston, Jamaica): Issues online range from February - September 1969
  • Aruba Esso News (Lago-Colony, Aruba): Issues online range from 1943-1985
  • Diario de la Marina (Havana, Cuba): Issues online range from 1899-1960
  • Justice (Fort-de-France, Martinique): Issues online range from January-May 2010
  • Le Nouvelliste (Port-au-Prince, Haiti): Issues online range from 1899-1979
  • Tapia (Tunapuna, Trinidad and Tobago): Issues online range from 1969-1976

For a full list of titles, see dLOC's Caribbean Newspapers Digital Library.

RISM Newspapers on microfilm

  • Advocate (Bridgetown, Barbados), 63 reels, date range: 1961 – 1968
  • Advocate-News (Bridgetown, Barbados), 80 reels, date range: 1968-1983
  • Barbados Advocate (Bridgetown, Barbados :1983), 24 reels, date range:1983 – 1992
  • Les Antilles (Saint-Pierre, Martinique), 8 reels, date range: 1872 - 1901
  • L'Avenir, 2 reels, date range:  1907 - 1912
  • Barbadian, 12 reels, date range: 1822 - 1861
  • Caribbean contact, 1 reel, date range: 1988-90
  • Les Colonies, 9 reels, date range: 1881 - 1902
  • Courrier de la Guadeloupe, 8 reels, date range: 1881 – 1908
  • Daily Chronicle (Georgetown, Guyana) 60 reels, date range: 1957 - 1990   
  • Daily News (Charlotte Amalie, V.I.), 5 reels, date range: 1950 – 1955
  • Daily News of the Virgin Islands, 7 reels, date range: 1955-61
  • La Democratie, 2 reels, date range: 1900 - 1906
  • Dominica Chronicle (Roseau, Dominica : 1821), 2 reels, date range: 1821-27           
  • Dominica Chronicle, 48 reels, date range: 1909-1962
  • Dominica Colonist, 4 reels, date range: 1848 – 1866
  • Dominica Tribune, 14 reels, date range: 1924 - 1951
  • Dominican, 15 reels, date range: 1842 - 1907
  • L'Etincelle (Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe), 1 reel, date range: 1944 – 1962
  • Grand Bahamas Tribune, 5 reels, date range: 1969-1971
  • Independent Press (Castries, St. Lucia), 1 reel, date range: 1843 – 1844
  • L'Information, 13 reels, date range: 1941 - 1962
  • Jamaica Weekly Gleaner, 57 reels, date range: 1958 - 1991
  • Journal Commercial de la Guadeloupe, 1 reel, date range: 1841 - 1844
  • Le Nouvelliste (Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe), 30 reels, date range:  1909 - 1962
  • Nation (Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago), 9 reels, date range:1962-70
  • New Nation (Georgetown, Guyana) 23 reels, date range: 1962 – 1987       
  • La Paix (Fort-de-France, Martinique), 14 reels, date range: 1916 – 1961
  • Le Progres de la Guadeloupe, 3 reels, date range: 1880 – 1895
  • Le Progres Sociale, 1 reel, date range: 1957 – 1962
  • Le Propagateur, 6 reels, date range: 1855 – 1893
  • Recueil des Actes Administratifs, 23 reels, date range: 1947 - 1985
  • Thunder, 6 reels, date range: 1962 – 1968
  • Times (Bridgetown, Barbados), 8 reels, date range: 1871-1875
  • Tobago Gazette, 6 reels, date range: 1871 - 1898
  • Trinidad Guardian, 525 reels, date range: 1917 – 1995
  • Tribune (Nassau), 42 reels, 1988-1995
  • La Verite, 4 reels, date range: 1890 - 1906
  • Voice of St. Lucia, 77 reels, date range: 1885 - 1975
  • Voice (Castries, St. Lucia), 16 reels, date range: 1975 – 1986
  • West Indian (Saint George's, Grenada), 39 reels, date range: 1950-1973