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Jamaica-born debut author Nicole Dennis-Benn. Photo courtesy Nicole Dennis-Benn

Word of mouth (September/October 2016)

Issue 141 (September/October 2016) | 0 comments
Caribbean writers star at the Brooklyn Book Festival, a new musical work remembers the Guyanese poet Martin Carter, and Trinidadians anticipate the sweet treats of Divali

Daveed Diggs, Okieriete Onaodowan, Anthony Ramos, and composer Lin-Manuel Miranda (at right), in a scene from Hamilton

Word of mouth (September/October 2015)

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The hit Broadway musical Hamilton links Caribbean and American history, and the Shakespeare in Paradise theatre festival reimagines Bahamian stories for the stage

The view from North Point. Photograph by (Richard Semik) /

Tip of the rock: Barbados’ north coast

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Far from the crowds of Bridgetown and the bustle of the south coast, the northern tip of Barbados is a rugged and picturesque landscape of hills and dramatic cliffs, caves and coves. It can feel almost like another island — but as Nixon Nelson finds, it’s still within easy reach