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Discover the French Caribbean

Issue 54 (March/April 2002) | 0 comments
The Caribbean on the web

Carnival time again

Issue 53 (January/February 2002) | 0 comments
Michael Goodwin shares some internet websites that deal with Trinidad & Tobago Carnival

Netwatch: Caribbean Summer

Issue 44 (July/August 2000) | 0 comments
What's happening in the Caribbean on the net

Lord Blakie. Photograph courtesy the Main Library, University of the West Indies, St Augustine

LORD BLAKIE: FAREWELL TO THE WARLORD

Issue 73 (May/June 2005) | 0 comments
Michael Goodwin remembers calypsonian Carlton “Blakie” Joseph and his inimitable, trademark laugh

Larry Bannock, chief of the White Star Hunters. Photograph by Michael P. Smith

INDIAN CARNIVAL COUSINS

Issue 71 (January/February 2005) | 0 comments
It’s common knowledge that wild Indians have been a part of Trinidad Carnival for more than a hundred years, but what not many Trinis know is that New Orleans' Mardis Gras Indians are close cousins

Cover of the Annihilation of Fish and Other Stories

Book buzz (September/ October 2004)

Issue 69 (September/October 2004) | 0 comments
Anthony Winkler’s new book of short stories tackles life’s big questions with healthy mirth • Hilary Beckles challenges the notion of quiet little Barbados • Hollis “Chalkdust” Liverpool offers calypso lore and commentary, straight From the Horse’s Mouth • “Being Here”, a poem from Guyana-born Cyril Dabydeen’s new collection, Hemisphere of Love • Jeffrey Stollmeyer’s opinionated 1948–49 diary chronicles the West Indies cricket team’s first tour of India

Gayelle: The Channel

Screen Buzz (January/ February 2004)

Issue 65 (January/February 2004) | 0 comments
Gayelle returns to the airwaves; Calypso Dreams captures the sound of a generation; and revisit Carnival 2003 on DVD

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Beat bytes: World Wide Wine-down-de-place

Issue 59 (January/February 2003) | 0 comments
Michael Goodwin prepares us for Trinidad and Tobago's carnival via popular websites

Sporting Links

Issue 58 (November/December 2002) | 0 comments
C.L.R. James, the renowned Trinidadian cricket writer and political historian, once argued that sport was as high an art form as painting or theatre. Surely, then, Sir Garry Sobers, Ato Boldon, and Brian Lara must be among our greatest artists. Here are some sites that celebrate the Caribbean genius for artful athletics and the visitors who share that passion.

Favourite Clicks

Issue 57 (September/October 2002) | 0 comments
Some of our favourite websites have been upgraded or have changed their addresses in recent months. Michael Goodwin gives the scoop on some essential Caribbean resources