Postcards from the Caribbean’s most extraordinary places
Issue 172 (September/October 2022)
In the latest issue of Caribbean Beat magazine (#172: September/October 2022), meet history-making Trinidad-born Daytime Emmy winner Mishael Morgan and award-winning Suriname-born chef Soenil Bahadoer. Learn about the Caribbean diaspora streamers looking to bring you the best regional films and series, and about the “voluntary castaway” who landed in the Caribbean 70 years ago. Go inside the work of the Caribbean Maroon movement, as communities seek to be recognised as Indigenous. Discover the benefits of zero-waste cooking with Barbadian chef Damian Leach. Take a tour of beautiful Barbuda, and explore some of the region’s most awe-inspiring natural wonders. Finally, as always, get up to speed on the latest regional events, book and music reviews, and more!
Essential info about what’s happening across the region in September and October!
This month’s reading picks from the Caribbean, with reviews of Wild Fires by Sophie Jai; Uncertain Kin by Janice Lynn Mather; let the dead in by Saida Agostini; and The Most Magnificent! by Jeunanne Alkins and Neala Bhagwansingh
This month’s listening picks from the Caribbean — featuring new music by Joy Lapps; Braveboy; Wesli (ft AfrotroniX); and Keba
Discover some of the region’s awe-inspiring natural wonders, parks and reserves
Niala Maharaj meets the award-winning Soenil Bahadoer, whose fusion of European haute cuisine and Surinamese home cooking draws foodies to his Michelin-starred restaurant in the Netherlands
Trinidad-born Mishael Morgan on making Daytime Emmy history; living with purpose; and the power of storytelling — as told to Caroline Taylor
From flirtatious frigatebirds to captivating caves, Gemma Handy shares why Barbuda should be on everyone’s bucket list
Caribbean diaspora films and series often struggle to reach audiences further afield. A range of online streaming platforms seek to bridge the gap, writes Mark Lyndersay
Shelly-Ann Inniss talks to award-winning Barbadian chef Damian Leach about his passion for Caribbean cuisine and zero-waste cooking
Descendants of Maroon peoples in the Caribbean diaspora have been working tirelessly to be recognised as Indigenous. Attillah Springer takes us inside this important work
Seventy years ago, Alain Bombard journeyed from the Canaries to the Caribbean in a 15-foot dinghy to prove that man could survive on water, fish, and plankton alone. James Ferguson tells the tale