There is not a single Caribbean island state that is not threatened with a tide of violence. Haiti, Jamaica and Trinidad are besieged by murder and mayhem, blood and hellfire. I knew this before I left London for my holiday in Barbados. Being here sharpens in my mind the urgency of the historical moment.
The citizens of these islands are alert to the fact that they are living on the edge of darkness.
keyboard shortcuts: V vote up article J next comment K previous comment