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A flock of scarlet ibis take flight over the mudflats of Guyana’s eastern coast. Photo by Pete Oxford

Guyana times five

Issue 139 (May/June 2016) | 0 comments
Stretching six hundred miles from north to south, Guyana is “the land of many waters” — but also of many landscapes, from coast to mountain, river to savannah. As the country celebrates its fiftieth anniversary of Independence, we explore its stunning beauty through photos, while Brendan de Caires visits the “afterworld” of the Rupununi and Vidyaratha Kissoon and David Papannah explore the unique atmosphere of Georgetown

Derek Walcott. Photograph by Abigail Hadeed

Derek Walcott: making poetry from nothing

Issue 101 (January/February 2010) | 1 comment
As the St Lucian Nobel laureate turns 80, Brendan de Caires reflects on the meaning of Derek Walcott’s life and work

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Caribbean Bookshelf (November/December 1997)

Issue 28 (November/December 1997) | 0 comments
New books for and about the Caribbean