Issue 111 (September/October 2011)

Jennifer Marshall follows in Hollywood star Errol Flynn’s footsteps to Jamaica’s northeast coast • Nigel Telesford traces the rapper’s meteoric career from her beginnings in Trinidad & Tobago • Jamaican director Chris Browne (Third World Cop) tells Araya Crosskill about the milestone he’s achieved with his second feature, Ghett’a Life • Ingrid Persaud is entranced by Kiran Akal’s Caribbean blended teas • T&T’s chutney soca fuses Indian music with African elements drawn from calypso. Kim Johnson unearths its intertwined roots • Barbados is now the habitat of a giant flightless bird – the Concorde. Ian Stalker went on board this iconic supersonic plane • October is Calypso History Month in T&T. Debbie Jacob explains why this indigenous folk music means so much to the region • September’s film festival marks a century of cinema in Port of Spain • Garry Steckles is bowled over by an inspiring documentary about the heyday of West Indies cricket • A hairdresser born in Haiti may become the first Caribbean saint. James Ferguson tells the story of the Venerable Pierre Toussaint • Everyone needs to master five basic dishes, says Franka Philip. But which ones should you choose? • and much more…

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