Common Thread: Caribbean Fashion

Common Thread: Caribbean Fashion

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Georgetown's Red House, now the Cheddi Jagan Research Centre. Photograph by Larry Luxner

Remembering Cheddi Jagan

Guyana has dedicated a museum to its first premier, Dr Cheddi Jagan. Larry Luxner reports.

The Arecibo Observatory’s radio telescope in Puerto Rico — the world’s largest — is home to Project Phoenix, the foremost current programme in the search for life beyond our solar system. Photograph by Seth Shostak/SETI Institute

Is there anybody out there?

Maura Imbert explains how the Caribbean is involved in the never-ending search for extraterrestrial intelligence.

Photograph by Garry Steckles

Roots-rockin’ St Kitts

St Kitts has developed one of the most vibrant reggae scenes in the region. Garry Steckles lends a willing ear.

Illustration by Marlon Griffith

Voodoo pig

An uninvited spirit possesses Simon Lee’s hut while he investigates a vaudou ceremony in Haiti.

The legendary Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki is the music director of the Casals Festival. Photograph courtesy Festival Casals de Puerto Rico/Steve Niedorf

All this jazz

Simon Lee on the Caribbean’s headline events in May and June.

Photography by Aldwyn Sin Pang

Bananas: food of the gods?

Cooking with bananas.

All Business

A collection of Caribbean business websites for anyone searching for commercial contacts within the region.

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Bookshelf (May/June 2002)

New and recent books about the Caribbean.

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New music from the Caribbean (May/June 2002)

Carnival roundup. The latest Caribbean CDs including the best of this year's music from Trinidad Carnival.

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