Issue 49
(May/June 2001)

In this Issue:

Jazz time on Pigeon Island, St Lucia. Photograph by Chris Huxley

Island Beat (May/June 2001)

Coming events around the islands
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Depositing bottles at Carib Glassworks. Photograph by Mark Wilson

Not just any old trash: recycling in the Caribbean

Not only does recycling have a positive impact on the environment, it can become a profitable business venture. Mark Wilson looks at some Caribbean businesses seeking to do both
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Architecture's impression of Bacolet Stadium, Tobago. Photograph courtesy LOC 2001

Trinidad & Tobago stages the Under 17 Football Championships

Four new FIFA- standard facilities are under construction in Trinidad and Tobago in anticipation of this event come September. We look forward to seeing you
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June too soon!

Between June and November, storms and hurricanes are possible, Fortunately, weather disturbances are tracked from the moment they are born these days, giving everyone not only ample time to prepare, but also providing a wonderful opportunity to observe one of Nature's forces unleashed
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Jenny Lee in the Central Market, Port of Spain. Photograph by Dimitri Tolstoi

Pan cakes

Caribbean Cookup (May/June 2001)
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Pick of the month

Caribbean Bookshelf (May/June 2001)

New and recent books about the Caribbean
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Upbeat (May/June 2001)

New music from the Caribbean
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Caribbean genocide

James Ferguson on A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies by Bartolomé de Las Casas
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Photograph by Adrian Boot

Bob Marley: the legend lives on

To mark the 20th anniversary of Bob Marley’s death, Chris Salewicz recalls the beginning and the end of the reggae superstar’s life
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Adonal in action. Photograph by Sam Forencich/ NBA Photos

Adonal Foyle: in the big league

From the small island of Canouan in the Grenadines, Adonal Foyle makes it into the NBA. Georgia Popplewell traces his journey
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Illustration by Shalini Seereeram

Ganna’s Burden

This story by Conliffe Wilmot-Simpson won the prize for the best single story in the Jamaica Observer Art Awards, 2000
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Aerial view of St George's, capital Grenada. Photograph by Chris Huxley

Glimpses of Grenada

Simon Lee visits the spice isle of the Caribbean
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Photograph by Piper Ferguson

Buju Banton: son of Bob

Garry Steckles reflects on Marley's successor
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Illustration by Marlon Griffith

Missing Ravi Coltrane

Simon Lee comes to terms with New York
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Rings (from the Alchemy collection): 18-carat gold, carved amber and silver inlaid with amber and opals;18-carat gold, amber and ivory inlaid with diamonds; aquamarine, 18-carat gold and oxidised silver inlaid with diamonds. Photograph by 
Woodbury & Associates

Jewels of the Caribbean

Featuring the craftsmanship of some of the most talented jewellers in the Caribbean, from the cultured and polished work Alchemy from Trinidad, to the fine detailing of John "Ding" King from Barbados, and the youthful effervescence of Deane- Hughes Designs from Guyana
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Maura (left) and Maureen with grandson Dylan. Photograph courtesy Maura Cooseelal

Maura’s mission

It took 38 years before Maura Cooseelal was able to meet her pen pal Maureen Rayson in Australia. Now, thanks to BWIA West Indies Airways and United Airlines, Maura knows that dreams do come true. A true story
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Bob Marley. Photo by Adrian Boot.

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