For many years, travel by Americans to Cuba has been restricted due to the United States restricting its citizens from visiting the Caribbean country.
However, those travel restrictions have been replaced by new regulations recently announced by President Barack Obama and this has led to renewed interest in the communist country. Cuba: Portrait of Che...
Sixty years ago, as a young calypsonian named Andrew Marcano made his tent debut, no one could know he would become calypso’s living conscience. Lifestyle Caribbean recounts the life and times of the inimitable Lord Superior.
The punch line, which the young singer delivered with animated gestures, always brought down the house. A half-century later, when I first asked the Mighty Sparrow about meeting Superior in the mid-1950s, he acknowledged that “Supie had a hit before I I did.” He imitated Supie’s “coconut jooking” gestures and began to laugh. “That was a real funny song,” Sparrow mused. “And very popular.”