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Illustrations by Christopher Cozier

A Roti to Die For

Issue 44 (July/August 2000) | 0 comments
The life and times of a Trinidadian invention. Niala Maharaj goes in search of the World's Greatest Roti-Shop

Memories of Jamaica? Alecia McKenzie prowls the market stalls in Jamaica

New Wave: Alecia McKenzie

Issue 11 (Autumn 1994) | 0 comments
Jamaican journalist Alecia McKenzie, based in Europe, made waves with her first collection of short stories

Solar panels in the school roof. Photograph by Bertrand de Peaza

Behind God’s Back: Matelot, Trinidad

Issue 13 (Spring 1995) | 0 comments
Niala Maharaj in an isolated Caribbean village - Matelot in Trinidad - that has learned how to help itself

Renovated and restored, the temple was re-opened at the end of last year

Trinidad’s Temple in the Sea

Issue 18 (March/April 1996) | 1 comment
Niala Maharaj tells the story of a man who was determined to build a temple despite every obstacle thrown his way

Illustration by Shalini Seereeram

Going Ramayn in Trinidad

Issue 42 (March/April 2000) | 0 comments
Niala Maharaj on a traditional Trinidad therapy - the musical rendition of a sacred Hindu test, the Ramayana