Issue 2
(Summer 1992)

In this Issue:

Sandra Foster, Miss Jamaica 1992, won standing ovations for this "princess" gown, a grand extravaganza of hand-painted tulle with pink and gold bodice by Louise Hamlyn Wright

White Weddings with a Caribbean Tan

Caribbean weddings and honeymoons are the way to tie the knot these days. Some dramatic outfits from the recent display at Harrods in London
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Old meets new: guests are greeted by the dolphin relief (Sandy Lane's logo) carved into the entrance way, and by the classical pediment

Barbados: Tropical Classic

A return to the grace and elegance of the past in Barbados
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sports, cycling

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
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Caribbean Bookshelf (Summer 1992)

Roundup of books of Caribbean interest, summer 1992
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diving, tobago

Tobago Diving: Landscape of a Dream

Donna Yawching goes scuba diving off Tobago. Photographs by Peter Hauerbach.
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Miss Leila bakes bread over wood embers in a stone oven

Warning: Carriacou is Addictive

Longtime resident Frances Kay explains why she loves Carriacou
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Illustration by Gabriel Woodham

Learning the Caribbean Language

The Caribbean gives a certain twist to conventional English.
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Logging trail on a steep slope: the next downpour will wash away the topsoil

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.
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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.
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The Ospray in Trinidad, ready to retrace Slocum's Caribbean voyage

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.
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An artist's impression of the INMARSAT satellite launched by Ariane

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.
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Sprite of the Cocal, Queen of the Bands 1988. Photograph by Norton Studios Ltd

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.
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history

The Christopher Columbus Question

Historians and critics around the globe are squabbling about Christopher Columbus. Was he a saint or a sinner?
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Illustration by Gabriel Woodham

This An’ Dat

A Caribbean dialect poem by Paul Keens-Douglas
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Llewellyn Xavier

Turning Green: St. Lucia’s Llewellyn Xavier

St Lucian artist Llewellyn Xavier is using his painting to dramatise environmental problems, and has found an ingenious way of doing it
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Dancing To A Single “Dub” Beat

"Soca dub" music is bridging the gap between Trinidad's soca and Jamaica's reggae
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