Issue 104
(July/August 2010)

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Issue 104

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Moises Jonas. Photograph by Ariann Thompson

Moises Jonas: the art of disaster relief

Gallery owner Moises Jonas’ homeland of Haiti was devastated by January’s massive earthquake. Skye Hernandez heard what he’s doing to help
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Photograph by Shirley Bahadur

The recipe for success

Some of the best cooks don’t use recipes for their delicious pelau or curry goat. Franka Philip found out why not – the hard way
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Illustration by Shalini Seereeram

Last days of the drunken sailor

James Ferguson drown his sorrows over the end of a time-honoured tradition, the Royal Navy’s rum ration
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Jimmy Cliff thinks Oscar

Reggae singer Jimmy Cliff tells Garry Steckles he’s planning to act his way right to the top
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Oswin Chin Behilia. Photograph courtesy Scott Rollins

CD Reviews – July/August 2010

The new music that is reflecting the region right now
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DVD Reviews – July/August 2010

The new films that are reflecting the region right now
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A young Rex Nettleford in a 1965 portrait. Photograph courtesy Maria Layacona

Book Reviews – July/August 2010

The new books that are reflecting the region right now
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The 2008 winning team of Indigo with an 890lb blue marlin caught by 15-year-old Sean Mendonca – the fish broke the World Junior. Photograph courtesy Trinidad & Tobago game fish association

Marlin Madness: masters of the deep

James Fuller trolls off the shores of Tobago for the catch of a lifetime – swordfish and marlins that can weight 1,000lb apiece
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Ziggy Marley. Photograph courtesy Wonder Knack

Ziggy Marley: R is for reggae

Ziggy Marley is going back to his beginnings in reggae and in Jamaica, where he’s helping to teach life lessons. He talked to Nazma Muller
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Nelly Stharre. Photograph courtesy Paul Crask

Nelly Stharre: woman of the earth

Singer Nelly Stharre is returning to her roots in Dominica. Paul Crask joined her on the way
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The park, with the Northern Range looming in the distance. Photograph courtesy the Maracas Bay AgriTourism Park

Maracas goes green

A new eco-friendly park at in Maracas, Trinidad offers fun, flowers, and fruit, as well as contributing to local food security
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Alison Hinds and Richie Spice performing in 2009 at Cohobblopot, part of the Crop Over celebrations. Photograph courtesy The National Cultural Foundation Of Barbados

Happenings (July/August 2010)

A round-up of current and coming events on the Caribbean calendar
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Fishermen relax in their boat at Puerto Viejo after a long day`s work. Photograph by Matthew Barker

Costa Rica’s Caribbean corner

Cut off for more than a century, the country’s east coast is now reachable by road. Matthew Barker explored its Caribbean connections
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Nettleford in recent years. Photograph courtesy Maria LaYacona

Rex Nettleford: a king among men

He was known throughout the region and beyond as a scholar, dancer, teacher, and a Caribbean man. Rex Nettleford remembered, by his friend and colleagues
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