Author: Roxan Kinas

Environment, Barbados

The Graeme Hall Swamp: Return Of The Birds

Dusk is approaching. The birds will fly in soon. A large fish jumps, breaking the glassy water and setting off a small circular wake that...

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Music, People, Barbados

Alison Hinds: sweet & sexy

Standing before the microphone in a slinky evening gown, her voice soft and silky, she sings a Spanish love song. Her trademark plait...

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Music, Trinidad and Tobago

Third World first

An eight-year-old prodigy braces a gigantic cello across his chest, studiously practising a piece of classical music. In another part of ...

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Culture, Food and Cuisine, People

Queen of the Essequibo

If you’re ever voyaging down Guyana’s immense Essequibo River, try docking at Shanklands Rain Forest Resort for a bite to eat. This...

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Food and Cuisine, People, Barbados

Hans Schweitzer: a man for all tastes

Wherever Hans Schweitzer travels, from backpacking in Nepal to traipsing through Paris, he always winds up in the kitchen — hotel...

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Music, People, Barbados

John King: standing for something

You can trace John King’s progress by his hair. In 1982, when he appeared as the young “Johnny Ma Boy” in Barbados’s Crop Over...

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Food and Cuisine, Dominica, Jamaica

Norman’s know-how

If I’ve learned anything about chefs in my years of interviewing them, it’s this: the best ones are the most creative and approachable....

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Travel, Lifestyle, Barbados

Sandy Lane, Barbados: Tropical Classic

Sandy Lane, one of Barbados’s leading hotels, celebrated its 30th anniversary last year with a surprising and welcome move: a major...

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