Archive for July 1st, 2006

No empty promises

"Our business plan shows how BWIA can become an excellent, customer-oriented, competitive and profitable carrier".

Olive Senior: speaking back to home

Olive Senior: speaking back to home

Jamaican Olive Senior is one of the most celebrated and beloved Caribbean writers working today. Martin Mordecai profiles the “country girl” .

Betty West: “When they look tired I say, ‘Look at me!’”

Barbados Crop Over bandleader and designer Betty West on the importance of understanding history and preserving culture.

Island hopper (July/August 2006)

What’s happening in the Caribbean in July and August — a host of Carnivals, a strong dose of reggae, plus Emancipation Day celebrations.

Gallery roundup (July/August 2006)

A roundup of exciting exhibitions at museums and galleries from Guyana to Jamaica to New York.

Hot nights in San Juan

The tenth anniversary Puerto Rico Salsa Congress heats up San Juan.

Dominique Le Gendre: musical tales

Trinidadian composer Dominique Le Gendre’s chamber suite Tales of the Islands comes home.

Rhythm roundup (July/August 2006)

New albums from the Caribbean.

Peepal Tree Press spreads its branches

The world’s leading publisher of Caribbean literature makes its home in chilly Leeds.

Caribbean Bookshelf (July/August 2006)

Caribbean Bookshelf (July/August 2006)

An authoritative new edition of Martin Carter’s poems, Elizabeth Nunez’s Prospero’s Daughter, plus a roundup of other new Caribbean books.