JAMAICA IS WHERE the former British Caribbean starts, and it is there you must first go if you wish to understand Canada in the West Indies. The first thing I learned in Jamaica is that, geographically, Castro’s Cuba may be 90 miles away; psychologically, it is much, much nearer.By NICHOLAS STEED17 min
Schools should be for learning, not for proving that one child is "smarter" than another, argue the reformers. The alternative? A gradeless system that eliminates fear, stimulates achievement —and pulls down classroom wallsBy JUNE CALLWOOD15 min
Plagued with droughts, famine and riots, she faces her worst crisis since independence. But a new, progressive farmer class is emerging which could set India on the course to eventual abundance—if there is still timeBy Blair Fraser10 min
THE CARIBBEAN is many islands, and any one of them could be right for your holiday. But, just as easily, any one of them could be wrong. It depends on whether you want a raucous, jumping holiday, or whether you’re after some sunlit peace and quiet.
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