Archive for April 1st, 1994

Pilot Engineer Deborah Clelland. Photograph by David Ross

In Good Hands

Meet the four ladies on the BWIA flight deck..

The new Barbados Mutual building overlooks Queens Park Savannah in Port of Spain

Insurers Fight Back

The Caribbean insurance industry has been responding quickly and firmly to the pressures being felt by insurers worldwide.

Illustration by Sally Davies

Earl Lovelace’s Joebell and America

Novelist Earl Lovelace's short story, both funny and sad, pokes gentle fun at the Caribbean's American dreams.

Recording the Caribbean

Music is probably the Caribbean's biggest export. There is a flourishing recording industry in the region, with eyes in international stardom.

Son of Thunder: Ras Ishi

Barbados artist Ras Ishi has been steadily making his mark around the region and beyond. Nancy Rogers Yaeger went to find him in his studio.

Telling Tales: Caribbean Storytelling

Storytelling is one of the great Caribbean traditions. Ken Corsbie introduces some of the performers who are keeping the art alive.

Is it for real? Merlene and Jamaica win gold at the Stuttgart World Track and Field Championships in 1993. Photograph by Allsport/ Gary M Prior

The Golden Lady: Merlene Ottey

A Caribbean athlete at the peak of her career, Merlene Ottey is a world record holder as well as the darling of Jamaica.

Inside the giant monument, Dominican soldiers guard Columbus's tomb. Photograph by Larry Luxner

Columbus’ Cross

Larry Luxner visits the giant Columbus Lighthouse in the Dominican Republic.

On location in Dominica. Photograph by Sarah Quill

Horace Ové: Coming Home

A boost for the Caribbean film industry? Film director Horace Ové is returning to the Caribbean after many years working in Britain.

Upbeat (Summer 1994)

Upbeat (Summer 1994)

Reggae, dub, binghi, soca, calypso: new cassettes and CDs.