History

Culture, Travel, History, Lifestyle

The Pilgrim’s Way

On a dusty roadside in northern Spain: two journalists and a donkey. Pointed west, towards the setting sun. The story actually begins more...

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Culture, History, People, St. Kitts and Nevis

Fanny Nisbet: Lord Nelson’s West Indian Widow

All the world loves a lover. The love between Lord Horatio Nelson and Lady Emma Hamilton has passed into the realm of mythology. But what...

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Community, Culture, History

Golden Jubilee: UWI at 50

Professor Rex Nettleford examines the first 50 years of UWI as “a history of creative response to the challenge of change” In 1948,...

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Culture, Environment, History, Montserrat

Montserrat: Mountains of Ash

It was difficult to grasp the fact that it was possible to walk across the verandah and through the shutters straight into a first-floor...

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Culture, Literature, Arts, History, Trinidad and Tobago

A House of One’s Own

Poor Mr Biswas. All the hero, or perhaps more accurately the anti-hero of V. S. Naipaul’s finest novel wants is his own house. Three...

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Culture, Travel, History, Lifestyle

The Sun Worshippers: a History of Caribbean Tourism

Looking back at it, you might say that Caribbean tourism was invented about a hundred years ago by a ship’s captain from Massachusetts....

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Culture, Literature, History, Haiti

The Fire This Time

Si ou gen youn sous k ap ba-w dlo, ou pa koupe pye-bwa kot. “If you have a stream that gives you water,” runs the Haitian proverb,...

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Culture, History, Lifestyle, Trinidad and Tobago

Christo Adonis: 21st Century Carib

The forest-hardened arms of this man gently cradle the head of his granddaughter as they swing in a hammock under an open shed. Kada is two...

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