Music Buzz (March/April 2005)

Bethova Obas and Emiline Michel celebrate their creole roots; Best of Trinidad presents calypso curiosities and rarities; Levi Mayers talks about the legacy of his father, the late "Nappy" Mayers, and his remake of Old Time Days; Dirty Jim's, the Movie recreates 1950s calypso club; Plus a roundup of new albums in the Caribbean
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Who’s really who in West Indies cricket

With their (painful) South Africa tour just behind them, and as they prepare for the arrival of their English and Bangladeshi visitors, the West Indies cricket team is once again in the glare of public scrutiny. As impassioned fans across the Caribbean debate the state of the game, one big question recurs: who's calling the shots? Who's setting the agenda? Georgia Popplewell polls three outspoken experts and compiles a list of the real powers- that- be in West Indies cricket.
"I have always played cricket one way, and thats for the West Indies"

Ah, Patagonia!

At the “end of the world” — or, at least, the southern tip of South America — Patagonia has been a magnet for intrepid visitors for centuries. Trekking through a stunning landscape of mountains, glaciers, and lake, Trinidadian Georgia Popplewell understands why
The granite monoliths known as the Torres del Paine lend their name to Chilean Patagonia’s spectacular national park. Photograph by Georgia Popplewell