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The Voodoo Doll Spell book – Denise Alvarado

From the author of Voodoo Dolls in Magick and Ritual, Alvarado’s collection of spells and folklore captures perfectly the drama and mystery of humankind’s relationship with magickal dolls throughout history. Wi...
Le tourisme: L’ouverture pour le peuple de Toussaint?

Le tourisme: L’ouverture pour le peuple de Toussaint?

En Haïti, l’ère du tourisme débute vers les années 1940. Mais celle qu’on surnommait “la perle des Antilles” est devenue une destination relativement méprisée. Combien de temps faudra-t-il pour redonner à ce se...
GLIMPSES OF A GLOBAL LIFE

Glimpses of a Global Life

‘Glimpses of a Global Life,’ is an analysis of the challenges that the Caribbean, the Commonwealth and the rest of the world faced and are still facing.The book is structured as follows: The first part (Par...
Pioneers of Jazz

Pioneers of Jazz: The Story of the Creole Band

Pioneers of Jazz traces the brief but highly significant career of the Creole Band, famous for having turned down the chance to be the first jazz band to make records. Testimony from such luminaries as Jelly Ro...
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Hold tight, don’t let go

Le livre raconte l’histoire de deux cousines (élevées comme des sœurs) Magdalie et Nadine qui se retrouvent privées de leur mère qui a succombé au tremblement de terre du 12 Janvier 2010. Nadine et Magdalie qui...
Bonjour blanc

Bonjour Blanc: A Journey through Haiti

When it comes to the Caribbean most people think about sunny, white beach paradise islands, colourful cocktails and lively music. It is all about selling a certain image to attract tourists. However, because th...

The Forgotten People, Cane River’s Creoles of Color

Mills has produced a historical narrative that has melded facts, lives and personalities in way that provides a great story. The theme of the Cane River Creoles of Colour, epitomised by the Metoyer family runs ...
Together Forever in Seychelles

Together Forever in Seychelles

Together Forever in Seychellesby His Excellency Philippe Le Gall, the Seychelles Ambassador to ChinaBelow is the transcript of HE Philippe Le Gall’s message, given in February this year, for the “Chines...
Distant Horizons My Reflections

Distant Horizons – My reflections

Recently in the Indian Ocean, 1600 miles off the African continent, the Seychelles is justly famous for providing one the truly idyllic destinations of our globe. Less well known perhaps, is its significance i...