Issue 16
(November/December 1995)

In this Issue:

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Upbeat (November/December 1995)

The latest in Caribbean music- reggae, calypso, soca, pan
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The Jolly Roger cruises the west coast of Barbados. Photo: Eleanor Chandler

Issue 16

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Ian Fleming’s neighbour in Jamica was Noël Coward, who built his own retreat, Firefly, nearby. Photograph by Adrian Boot

Special Assignment: Ian Fleming’s Jamaica

Super-sleuth James Bond was born in Jamaica and named after a mild-mannered American ornithologist. Susan Ward reports
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Trinidad’s Mighty Shadow. Photograph by Abigail Hadeed

Shadow: The Uncrowned King

Music-lovers may see Shadow as a king of soca and calypso, but the calypso judges don't think so. Debbie Jacob on a great enigma of Caribbean music
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Photograph by Allan Weisbecker

A Letter From Tobago

Joanne B. Murphy discovers a heaven on earth in one of the Caribbean's most laid-back islands
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Branch with his painting First Lady For Polly (1981-2, acrylic on canvas, 144x36 ins; Arts Council of Great Britain). Photograph courtesy Winston Branch

Winston Branch: The Precarious Life of Art

Art galleries from London to Sao Paolo have aquired work by the St Lucian painter Winston Branch. Caroline Popovic reports
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Caribbean Bookshelf (November/December 1995)

A round-up of new books about the Caribbean
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Photograph by Ranji Ganase

Island Beat (November/December 1995)

Events and people in the news around the islands
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Recipes: Going Dutch

Sizzling recipes from the Dutch Caribbean
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