Issue 7
(Autumn 1993)

In this Issue:

Edmund Nagele, FRPS

Issue 7



Caribbean Bookshelf (Autumn 1993)

Roundup of books of Caribbean interest

Photograph by Gabriel Woodham

CARICOM at a Crossroads

Caricom – the Caribbean Community – was established 20 years ago. David Renwick asks what it has accomplished, and where it is going

The 70- foot Mount Caramel waterfall. Photograph by Jim Rudin

Come Down to Grenada & Carriacou

Alister Hughes describes the pleasures of the Caribbean's spice isle, while Frances Kay relaxes on the sister island, Carriacou

Photograph Dr Seth Shostak/ Science Photo Library

Is There Anyone Out There?

If there is intelligent life somewhere out there, the world's largest radio telescope, among the mountains of Puerto Rico, will help find it

Photograph by Dr. Russell Barrow

It’s All in the Mix: Trinidad & Tobago

Former British High Commisioner in Trinidad & Tobago, Sir Martin Berthoud, looks back at his years there to find out just why he enjoyed them so much

Jamaican jerk

This Little Piggie Went to Pork-Pit

Spicy Jamaican jerk food is spreading around the world; Garry Steckles visits his birthplace and explains how it's done

Gabby in 1976. Photograph courtesy Peter Roy Byer

No Eclipse for the Mighty Gabby

Debbie Jacob meets one of Barbados' top entertainers, Mighty Gabby

Photograph by Felix Kerr

The Barbadian Beauty of Andromeda

Barbados' beautiful Andromeda Gardens, introduced by Dr. Henry Fraser and lovingly photographed by Felix Kerr


The Slippers Man

Paul Keens-Douglas tries to economise in these hard times, but quickly meets his match

Photo courtesy the Moorings

The Wind in Your Sails

You don't have to own a boat to taste the pleasures of sailing and racing in the Caribbean. Charter a yacht and sail into the sunset!

ill Gomez in La Calisto, Glyndenbourne 1970

You Should Be in Opera: Trinidad’s Jill Gomez

Caribbean-born singer Jill Gomez has reached the top of her profession, and is in demand on opera and concert stages around the world