Issue 54
(March/April 2002)

In this Issue:

Photograph by Mark Nuzum

Trinidad’s Leatherbacks: a Place to Nest

Amanda Mitchell-Henry goes turtle-watching in Trinidad
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Illustration by Wendy Nanan

Cricket 101: What on earth are they talking about?

Can you tell a fine leg from a silly mid-off? Maybe BC Pires can help. Or maybe not
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Bookshelf (March/April 2002)

New books from and about the Caribbean
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Illustration by Marlon Griffith

A whiff of cashew nuts

Like many Caribbean expatriates, Haffezar Khan remembers the sights and sounds of home
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Siparee Mai. Photograph by Mark Lyndersay

Miracle Mother: Siparee Mai

In a small town in Trinidad, both Hindus and Roman Catholics honour a dark-skinned statue which answers their prayers. Keith McNeal explains
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Illustration by Shalini Seereeram

A simple man

A short story by Irma Rambaran
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Trinidad and Tobago's exhibit at Chelsea, 1987. Photograph courtesy Trinidad and Tobago Horticultural Society

Flower Power

The Caribbean has done well at the annual Chelsea Flower Show in London — and is reaping the rewards. Geraldine Flower reports
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Photograph courtesy Oonya Kempadoo

The excitement of writing: Oonya Kempadoo

Simon Lee meets writer Oonya Kempadoo
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John Wayne (second from right) and his wife (seated, right) at a reception in 1951 at Roodal's Palace with Timothy Roodal (standing between chairs), Mrs Roodal (seated), family and friends. Photograph courtesy Adrian Camp-Campins

The cinema glory days are coming back

Now that cinema-goers have become tired of staying at home and watching cable and video, they are returning to the cinema. Mark Wilson reports
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Courtesy Jan Barwick

Time to thaw out in the sun

Coming events around the islands
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Michael Franti. Photograph courtesy Jesse Cutler/Six Degrees Records

Meet the next generation

Meet the next generation
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Chaguaramas is the largest yacht service centre in the Caribbean. Photograph courtesy CrewsInn

Chaguaramas: Welcome to Yatch City

In less than a decade, Chaguaramas has become the largest yacht service centre in the Caribbean. Jeremy Taylor explains why
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Illustration by Jason Jarvis

A Riposte to Racism

James Ferguson on John Jacob Thomas’s Froudacity
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Photograph courtesy the Tourism and Hospitality Association of Guyana

Beat destination: Guyana

Bordered by Venezuela, Brazil and Suriname, Guyana is the only English- speaking country on the South American continent. This is a land of massive rivers and waterfalls, dense rainforest and mountains, an eco-traveller's paradise. And there's bargain shopping too: wicker furniture, gold jewellery, hardwood household articles and lots of collectible antique bottles
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Upbeat (March/April 2002)

New music from the Caribbean
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Discover the French Caribbean

The Caribbean on the web
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Caribbean novelist Oonya Kempadoo. Photo by Jim Rudin.

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