Post Tagged with: "Issue 79 (May/June 2006)"

The Caribbean blogosphere

Names to look out for in the Caribbean blogosphere.

Island hopper (May/June 2006)

What’s happening in the Caribbean in May and June — from jazz to cricket to a donkey derby.

Everald “Gally” Cummings: “My biggest goal in coaching is still to come”

Everald “Gally” Cummings, coach of the 1989 Trinidad and Tobago football team that almost made it to the World Cup.

Uplifting and upbeat: Rooplal Girdharie

Rooplal Girdharie wins Trinidad & Tobago's 2006 Chutney Soca Monarch title by keeping it positive.

Masman: Peter Minshall

Peter Minshall has been one of the most controversial and influential Trinidadian artists of the last thirty years.

Every last song

The definitive Wailers discography, plus other new books.

John La Rose: intellectual beacon

Simon Lee remembers John La Rose, the Trinidad-born writer, publisher, and activist.

For books’ sake: Petamber Persaud

Guyanese literary activist Petamber Persaud puts his faith in the power of words.

Soca Warriors on the field

Trinidad and Tobago’s qualification for the 2006 football World Cup was an extraordinary achievement.

Rhythm roundup (May/June 2006)

Rhythm roundup (May/June 2006)

Classics from Jamaica’s Alpha Boys’ School, “Scratch” Perry, and the Mighty Sparrow, and reggae riddems far afield.