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 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.

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Bookshelf (May/June 2002)

New and recent books about the Caribbean.

George Lamming. Photograph by Ronnie Carrington

An afternoon with George Lamming

Simon Lee talks to legendary Caribbean writer George Lamming.

Joebell and America director Asha Lovelace (front left) with crew members, on location in Lopinot. Photograph by Georgia Popplewell

The Lovelace Project: Joebell and America

The film Joebell and America shows off the talents of Trinidadian writer Earl Lovelace and his talented offspring.

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New Music from the Caribbean (September/October 2002)

A roundup of new CDs from around the Caribbean.

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New and Recent Books about the Caribbean (September/October 2002)

The latest books from and about the Caribbean.

Illustration by Jason Jarvis

In praise of the Caribbean cigar

Bob Williamson muses on his smoke of choice.

Andromeda Gardens, Bathsheba, Barbados. Photograph by John Webster

Earthy delights

The Caribbean’s public gardens are places to enjoy the pleasures of nature — and centres for research and conservation as well.

Youth debuted at number four on the Billboard 200 charts. Photograph courtesy Dan Mandell

Music buzz (September/October 2006)

Matisyahu proves Jewish reggae is no gimmick; the Trinidad and Tobago Steelpan and Jazz Festival turns four.

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