Issue 33
(September/October 1998)

In this Issue:

Redhead, by Sonya Sanchez-Arias, winner of our photo competition. Model: Lisa Steele; make-up: Joelle Blanc; costume: Peter Minshall from the band "Red"

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Bequia boats. Photograph by Mark Meredith

The Sun Worshippers: a history of Caribbean tourism

Jeremy Taylor looks at the history of tourism in the Caribbean
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Scenes from Dancehall Queen. Photo by Louis Davis

Dancehall Queen

Chris Salewicz looks at Jamaica's dancehall divas, and Nazma Muller meets the hottest female dancehall artists
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Savannah lands. Photograph by Fotonatura

Guyana on the Go

The Guyana economy is growing and the country is ready to move ahead. Mark Wilson looks at what Guyana has to offer.
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Illustration by Christopher Cozier

Investing in Trinidad and Tobago

David Renwick's guide to doing business in Trinidad and Tobago
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Illustration by Christopher Cozier

Domestic Banking in the Caribbean

Darrel Anderson describes a vision of banking in the future
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Illustration by Christopher Cozier

Offshore Banking

Who said that business and pleasure can’t mix? The islands of the Caribbean, known first and foremost as tourist destinations of sun, sea and sand, are nevertheless fast developing (or have developed) as international financial service centres of good repute. Nigel Bennett answers some of the basic questions about offshore banking, a fast-growing banking service in the Caribbean
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Island Beat (September/October 1998)

What's hot and happening in the islands
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Della Manley: A Thousand Fireflies

Annie Paul on Della Manley, the Jamaican singer whose startling first album Ashes on the Windowsill is no longer a secret
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Caribbean Bookshelf (September/October 1998)

New and recent books about the Caribbean
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Cover of the novel- Masters of the Dew

The Fire This Time

James Ferguson discusses Jacque Roumain's Masters of the Dew, the most outstanding example of the Haitian peasant novel
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Christo Glen Adonis, dressed for his duties as a shaman. Photograph by Andrea De Silva

Christo Adonis: 21st Century Carib

Christo Glen Adonis, 39, is a descendent of the Karina Pogoto tribe of Caribs. There aren’t many of his people left.
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'97 Youth Regatta; Peter Holmberg is in the background. Photograph by A. J. Blake

Taking on the America’s Cup

Team Caribbean is challenging the giant bots of the boating world. Georgia Popplewell explains
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Off the Beaten Track: Macuro, Trinidad

The village of Macuro in Trinidad, a two-and-a-half-hour boat ride from Guiria
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Illustration by Wendell McShine

It’s Playback Time

New technology scans old LPs and comes up with new sound. Vaneisa Baksh is already digging out her old albums
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By Any Other Name

Test cricket inspires great feats of genius on the field, and, according to Colin 'Goofy' Croft, a lot of name calling
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