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Issue 74

Issue 74

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Illustration by Shalini Seereeram

The truth about eggs…and more

Is the egg a perfect food? Anu Lakhan thinks so...with recipes and much more.

Illustration by Marlon Griffith

Islands in the stream

Martha Gellhorn’s 1944 novel Liana is little remembered today, but James Ferguson says this love story on a Caribbean island is still gripping.

Atilla was also the deputy mayor of Port of Spain. Photograph courtesy Donald Hill

Ol’ time calypso: long time music

It took him more than 30 years, but Garry Steckles finally discovered the joys of real old-time calypso.

Caribbean sugar packaged in sachets. Photograph courtesy the Guyana Sugar Corporation (Guysuco)

Sweet or sour?

Changes to world trading rules and to the European Union’s common Agricultural Policy have raised questions about the future of the Caribbean’s sugar.

Illustration by James Hackett

“WE GOING ON THAT?”

Attillah Springer goes to Switzerland and conquers her fear of heights.

Islands in the stream

Islands in the stream

Martha Gellhorn’s 1944 novel Liana is little remembered today, but James Ferguson says this story of ill-fated love on a Caribbean island is still gripping.

Illustration by Chris Cozier

Fever

“I wanted to stay forever small . . .” A short story by A. Naomi Jackson.

Justin Hinds. Photograph by Urbanimage.tv

Justin Hinds: “You have to be true in the spirit”

The late Jamaican ska and reggae performer Justin Hinds on the message of his music — as told to David Katz.

Carnival Monday. Photograph by Stephen Sparks

Mas on the (Notting) Hill

In August, Caribbean people in London head to Notting Hill for Europe’s biggest street festival, now celebrating its 41st year. Simon Lee looks back at the origins of Notting Hill Carnival and tells us what to expect from this year's events.