Caribbean Bookshelf (Summer 1992)

Caribbean Bookshelf (Summer 1992)

Roundup of books of Caribbean interest, summer 1992.

Tobago Diving: Landscape of a Dream

Donna Yawching goes scuba diving off Tobago. Photographs by Peter Hauerbach..

Warning: Carriacou is Addictive

Longtime resident Frances Kay explains why she loves Carriacou.

Illustration by Gabriel Woodham

Learning the Caribbean Language

The Caribbean gives a certain twist to conventional English. .

The Barcelona Olympics: Hunting Caribbean Gold

Cyclist Gene Samuel, designer Peter Minshall, and sprinter Merlene Ottley are set to make the Caribbean proud this Olympic season.

Saving Caribbean Rainforests

A regional action plan is under way to reverse serious deforestation and hillside erosion in the Caribbean. Additional material by Debby Seddon..

French Guiana’s Ariane Reaches for the Stars

Once the home of the notorious Devil's Island prison colony, French Guiana is now the nerve centre of the modern business..

CARICOM Must Develop Its Single Market

CARICOM Must Develop Its Single Market

David Renwick says the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) must speed up its plan for a single market and decide its future trading relationships..

Joshua Slocum’s Journey

English sailor James Mellor is retracing the Caribbean voyage of Joshua Slocum, the first man to sail alone around the world..

Wayne Berkeley: Trinidad’s King Carnival

Designer Wayne Berkeley this year equalled an all-time Carnival record – George Bailey's four consecutive crowns 40 years ago..