Contributor: Vaneisa Baksh

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Articles by this author on Caribbean Beat

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Bookshelf (May/June 2000)

Issue 43 (May/June 2000) | 0 comments
New and recent books about the Caribbean

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Upbeat (May/June 2000)

Issue 43 (May/June 2000) | 0 comments
A round up of recent Caribbean music — and a tribute to the late Lord Kitchener

Brian Lara receives an honour guard from the English players, as he walks onto the crease for his last match for West Indies. Photograph by Iossjr

Brian Lara: legend in his own lifetime

Issue 100 (November/December 2009) | 0 comments
What do you do after you've been a superstar? Vaneisa Baksh reflects on the past and the future of former West Indies batting hero Brian Lara

Theron Shaw. Photograph by Mark Lyndersay

Theron Shaw: the art of the matter

Issue 96 (March/April 2009) | 0 comments
A brush with death showed guitarist Theron Shaw what was really important in life. In his latest recordings and performances, he’s changed focus...

West Indies batsman Daren Ganga drives for runs during a knock of a century against Australia at the Queens Park Oval, Trinidad. Photograph by Iossjr

Daren Ganga gets going

Issue 95 (January/February 2009) | 0 comments
West Indies batsman Daren Ganga has also been hailed as Trinidad and Tobago’s most successful cricket captain...

Jeffrey Stollmeyer, left, and Andy Ganteaume opening the innings in Jamaica, 1946. Photograph by MEDIANET/ANDY GANTEAUME

Book reviews (July/August 2008)

Issue 92 (July/August 2008) | 0 comments
Reviews of some new Caribbean books

Queen’s Park Oval. Photograph by Robert Taylor

Beyond a boundary

Issue 89 (January/February 2008) | 0 comments
Vaneisa Baksh describes her unexpected response when she was finally granted membership in Trinidad’s Queen’s Park Cricket Club, 10 years later

Sir Frank Worrell. Photograph courtesy Andy Ganteaume

“Worrell not for captain”

Issue 87 (September/October 2007) | 0 comments
The late Sir Frank Worrell was the captain for the West Indies Cricket Team’s historic tour to England in 1963 that resulted in a knighthood

Ice cream dreams

Issue 68 (July/August 2004) | 0 comments
A special section on some favourite Caribbean temptations

Poolside at the Crane, Barbados' s oldest resort hotel. Photograph by Chris Huxley

Barbados: Total Vacation

Issue 59 (January/February 2003) | 0 comments
Barbados boasts it has something for everyone. Vaneisa Baksh tries to take it all in