A critically endangered leatherback turtle hatchling (Dermochelys coriacea) makes its way to the sea after hatching on Stonehaven (Grafton) Beach, Tobago. Photo by Giancarlo Lalsingh

Issue 171 (July/August 2022)

In the latest issue of Caribbean Beat magazine, celebrate milestone anniversaries — 50 years of Phase II Pan Groove; 10 years of CPL cricket; and 60 years of independence in Jamaica and T&T. Discover how award-winning author and scientist Chanda Prescod-Weinstein’s Caribbean roots have shaped her success, and about the community groups that have made Trinidad & Tobago the most important leatherback nesting ground in the hemisphere. Meet the Caribbean athletes to watch at the Commonwealth Games, and the Caribbean artists on show in New York and Venice. Learn how a South African and a Trini came to open a doubles stand in Antigua, and about the passion a Canadian Food Network chef has for Caribbean rum. Plus: take a tour of some of our team’s favourite beaches across the Caribbean; and get up to speed on the latest regional events, book and music reviews, and more!


Book buzz | Reviews (Jul/Aug 2022)

This month’s reading picks from the Caribbean, with reviews of Habitus by Radna Fabias; A Regarded Self: Caribbean Woman-hood and the Ethics of Disorderly Being by Kaiama L. Glover; One Day, One Day, Congotay by Merle Hodge; and Josephine Against the Sea by Shakirah Bourne

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Photo courtesy Slight Pepper Doubles

Doubles with slight | Food buzz

A love match introduced South African Bridget van Dongen Cadet to doubles, Trinidad’s beloved street food. And it was an affair to remember. Some 15 years later, she and her Trini husband opened their own doubles stall — in Antigua! Shelly-Ann Inniss learns more

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