Issue 32
(July/August 1998)

In this Issue:

Trinidad & Tobago's Wendy Fitzwilliam is Miss Universe 1998. Photo by Ian Yee

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Enter the dragon; 1997 Carnival in Notting Hill. Photograph by Horace Ové

Notting Hill Carnival: Coming from the Cold

London’s Notting Hill Carnival is Europe’s largest street party. Annabelle Alcazar takes you there
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Golf clinic at the Chaguaramas Golf Club. Photograph by Mark Meredith

Seeing Green: Trinidad’s Stephen Ames

Stephen Ames is putting Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean on the golfing map. Mark Meredith finds out how it all started
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National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

Lord Nelson’s West Indian Widow: Franny Nisbet

Frances Parkes finds out about Franny Nisbet, Admiral Nelson's great Caribbean love
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1948, first students from the Eastern Caribbean arrive in Jamaica. Photograph by UWI

Golden Jubilee: UWI at 50

Rex Nettleford and Hilary Sherlock on the first 30 years of the University of the West Indies
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Frenchman's Creek near Port Antonio. Photograph by Mike Toy

Jamaica Watch – Kingston Jammin’

Mark Raymond and Kim Johnson on the pleasures of Jamaica’s capital
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Traditional tuk band. Photograph by Eleanor Chandler

Harvest of Fun: Barbados Crop Over

The roots of Barbados’s Crop Over festival lie deep in the colonial past. Roxan Kinas looks at what it is today and where it came from
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Pigeon Point. Photograph by Mark Lyndersay

Time for Tobago: A Destination Guide

Jeremy Taylor on the far-reaching changes under way in Tobago
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Upbeat (July/August 1998)

New Caribbean Music
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Caribbean Bookshelf (July/August 1998)

New and recent books about the Caribbean
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Obadele Thompson at 1994 World Junior Championships in Lisbon, Portugal. Photograph by Mike Cooper, All Sport

Barbados’ Obadele Thompson

Obadele Thompson, the 22-year-old Olympic runner, is Barbados' latest track and field star
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The ruins of Plymouth. Photograph by David Lea

Montserrat: Mountains of Ash

Plymouth and Montserrat after the Soufrière Hills volcano
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Book Cover

A House of One’s Own

Jim Ferguson on the V.S Naipaul classic A House for Mr. Biswas
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Ancestral Kitchen

A sweet hand with a distinctly Caribbean touch
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Wendy Fitzwilliam, Miss Universe 1998® Photograph by Ian Yee

Wendy from the West Indies: Trinidad’s Wendy Fitzwilliam

Wendy Fitzwilliam, Miss Universe 1998, talks to Pat Ganase about life, the universe and everything.
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Six Miles High: Jamaica’s Blue Mountains

Nazma Muller sings the Mountain Blues
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