Issue 30
(March/April 1998)

In this Issue:

Easter is kite-flying season in the Caribbean. Photo: Sean Drakes

Issue 30

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Byron Lee

Byron Lee: Soca Dragon

Jamaican bandleader Byron Lee has had an enormous influence on Jamaica's music - not least by becoming a missionary for Trinidad soca and Carnival.
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Photograph by the British Film Institute

Wanted: Caribbean Film Investors with Imagination

Most film-makers still think of the Caribbean as a setting rather than a subject, and the region's own directors and producers remain obscure
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Photograph by Mark Meredith

Winston Nanan and the Caroni Swamp

If Trinidad's Caroni Swamp is famous for its spectacular flocks of Scarlet Ibis; Winston Nanan is its champion
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Island Beat (January/February 1998)

Chronicling life round the islands.
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Upbeat (January/February 1998)

New Caribbean Music
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Caribbean Bookshelf (January/February 1998)

New and recent books about the Caribbean
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Netwatch

The Caribbean online.
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Letter from London

Sue Limb on the London spring.
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Toussaint Triumph

That the Black Jacobins, one of the greatest of Caribbean histories, was ever published is thanks, in part at least, to one Henry Spencer
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Photograph by Judith Laird

Rosa’s Story

A story from Judith Laird at Mariposa: Through The Eyes Of Women
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