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CD Reviews – January/February 2011

CD Reviews – January/February 2011

The new music that are reflecting the region right now.

Martin Raymond. Photograph by Andrea De Silva

Martin Raymond: “go back to Caribbean music”

Producer Martin Raymond talks about the Trinidad & Tobago Carnival music scene.

A band of Blue Devils of Paramin. Photograph by Abigail Hadeed

Past masters of the mas

These old-time characters still come out to play every Carnival, and Abigail Hadeed is there to record them. Here she shares some of her images.

One of the babies born using IVF treatment. Photograph courtesy the Barbados Fertility Clinic

The Barbados Fertility Clinic: a vacation that really delivers

Sun, sea, sand – and fertility treatments. Debbie Jacob looks at the medical tourism offered in Barbados.

Photograph by Ariann Thompson

The magic of mehndi

It’s like a temporary tattoo, but mehndi predates that trend by thousands of years. Essiba Small tries out this ancient art of decorating the body.

Photograph by Gary Clifford

Happenings – January/February 2011

A round-up of current and coming events on the Caribbean calendar.

Blue Mountains. Photograph by Dean Clarke

Ode to Jamaica’s Blue Mountains

Where the land seems to touch the sky…Nazma Muller discovers her spiritual side on a 7,000-foot peak in Jamaica .

Aerial view of the Potaro river on the way to Kaieteur Falls. Photograph by Terry Kuet

Guyana’s got it going on

Guyana’s people can trace their roots back to Africa, India, Portugal and China.

Reggae on wheels

Reggae on wheels

The tiny Jamaican village of Nine Mile attracts a stream of visitors – that’s where Bob Marley buried. Ian Stalker rode there on the Zion Bus Line.

The quintessential thatched hut on the jetty. Photograph by James Fuller

Getting the Pigeon Point

The green waters and white sand are famous, but James Fuller discovers Tobago’s Pigeon Point is so much more than just a pretty picture.