Issue 8
(Winter 1993)

In this Issue:

Issue 8


Photograph by Eleanor Chandler

Eat Your Heart Out in Barbados

Valerie Jones explores the restaurants of Barbados and finds some places you can't afford to miss

Caribbean Bookshelf (Winter 1993)

Some of the best new and recent books about the Caribbean

Photograph courtesy CSN

Caribbean Music Around the Clock

CSN, the Miami-based TV station, is broadcasting Caribbean music to a large international audience

Photograph by Chris Huxley

Discover St Lucia

Caroline Popovic and Nancy Atkinson take you on a tour of one of the Caribbean's most popular destinations
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Photograph by Phillipe Giraud

Kassav: Doctor Zouk

The music of the French Caribbean has been sweeping the world, with the band Kassav in the forefront. Lorraine O'Connor traces their progress

Photograph by Jenny Bailey

Give Me A Boat

A tribute to sailors and boats - from giant cruise ships to tiny pirogues, of all sorts and sizes, which ply the waters around the Caribbean islands

Wilfredo Lam

Meeting the Master: Wilfredo Lam

Geoffrey MacLean on the man who is a founding father of contemporary Caribbean art, the Cuban painter Wildredo Lam

Illustration by Lilo Nido

Riding the Bus in Grenada (a Poem)

Sharon Almerigi takes her life in her hands

Photograph by Roger Neckles

Safe Haven: Trinidad’s Wildfowl Trust and Nariva Swamp

Anne Hilton visits a nature reserve on an oil refinery compound in Trinidad and finds a model for thoughtful conservation programmes

Annalee Davis: Betrayal (1993, acrylic, emulsion and watercolour, 131 x 100 cm). Photograph by Ron Griffith

Island Beat (Winter 1993)

A new transatlantic race for sailors, a new visitor attraction in Barbados, world championship golf in Jamaica, and Barbados artists shine at Carib Art

Photograph by Darrell Jones

The Hunters and the Sea: Caribbean Sportfishing

Prowling the Caribbean for big game and some of the liveliest tournaments on the sportfishing calendar

Upbeat (Winter 1993)

New and recent albums from Caribbean artists, including Ziggy Marley, Chaka Demus and Pliers, SuperBlue and the Roaring Lion