Author: Vaneisa Baksh

People, Sports, Jamaica

Curtly Ambrose on the bass

Shaggy on the bass. It’s the only way I can imagine Curtly Ambrose as a singer. And that’s what the Caribbean may soon have to look...

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Literature, Reviews, Dominica, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago

Bookshelf (May/June 2000)

BOOK OF THE MONTH For the Love of my Name Lakshmi Persaud (Peepal Tree Press 2000, ISBN 1-900715-29-5, 336pp) Lakshmi Persaud’s third...

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Music, Reviews, People

Upbeat (May/June 2000)

PICK OF THE MONTH 2000 Young to Soca Machel Montano (JW Productions, JW 198 CD) Trinidad and Tobago’s Prince of Soca announces...

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Culture, People, Sports, Trinidad and Tobago

Brian Lara: legend in his own lifetime

Some years ago, if you sent Brian Lara an e-mail, chances were he’d respond personally. It is a sign of how things have evolved that now...

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Culture, People, Trinidad and Tobago

Theron Shaw: the art of the matter

One night, as Trinidadian musician Theron Shaw was returning home from a rehearsal, a speeding car rammed into him on the dark highway....

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Culture, People, Sports

Daren Ganga gets going

Cricket may have brought him his childhood dream, but it is an exacting mistress, demanding constant fealty if one is to be kept close to...

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Literature, Reviews

Book reviews (July/August 2008)

More than a one-hit wonder This is the story of a man who became famous as a Test batsman who made a century on his debut, and then was...

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Culture, Sports, Trinidad and Tobago

Beyond a boundary

It was over in just a few minutes. Forms filled, photograph taken, cheque and receipt written while a clever machine whirred out the...

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