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Lorraine Toussaint, left, as Captain Kate Perry with her co-stars Holly Hunter and Kenneth Johnson in the squad room. Photograph courtesy TNT/Erik Heinila

Lorraine Toussaint: ‘acting has always been like breathing’

Trinidad-born, US-based actress Lorraine Toussaint opens up to Caroline Taylor about her illustrious career on stage and screen.

Some of the first immigrants from the Caribbean arrive at Tilbury, London, on board the Empire Windrush, on June 22, 1948. Photograph by Getty Images/Popperfoto

London is the place for me

In 1948, a ship landed in London bringing over 400 immigrants from the Caribbean. Life in London hasn’t been the same since....

J-Co performs at the BMAs. Photograph courtesy Kareem Abdulatiff

Barbados: Island in the sun

When singer Rihanna made it big, she catapulted her homeland into the international spotlight....

Michael Anatol of Deboss sauce, with partner Lucy Gallacher. Photograph courtesy David Katz

Shadon Beni and Spanish Thyme

David Katz tastes the nostalgia in Michael Anatol’s pepper sauce .

Dreya Webber, background, and Addie Yungmee, Foreground, are the two main actresses in The Gymnast. Photograph courtesy The Gymnast/Mike Carp

Love after love

Caroline Taylor previews a controversial film festival in Guyana, Painting the Spectrum: A Celebration of Love.

Succulent curry shrimp. Photograph by Shirley Bahadur

Brain food

Franka Philip takes time off from slaving over a hot stove to read about Caribbean cuisine.

The front facade of the Boissiere House, 12 Queen`s Park West, Port of Spain, Trinidad. Designed by architect Edward Bowen. Photograph by Nicholas Laughlin

Perfect, imperfect…future tense

Many of Trinidad’s historical buildings are being bulldozed. As the ‘For Sale’ sign goes up on yet another, a look at how they may be saved.

Employees of Vintage Imports, one of the suppliers to Caribbean Airlines, as they enjoy a glass of wine. Photograph courtesy Mirissa De Four

A taste of heaven

James Fuller samples Caribbean Airlines’ new wines…all in the interest of research, of course .

The Clipper sailing in the English Channel. Photograph courtesy Onedition

Happenings (May/June 2008)

A brief look at the events that will have the Caribbean buzzing in May and June.

Frances-Anne Solomon on a shoot in New York City in 2008. Photograph courtesy Leda Serene Films/Dominic Velox

Winter movie heads for the tropics

Frances-Anne Solomon’s award-winning movie A Winter Tale, set in the Caribbean Diaspora in Toronto, is to be screened around the region.