The Pepper Sauce Ladies of Nevis

Source: Jennifer Weekes (left) bottles her eponymous pepper sauce in her kitchen.

roadside on the tiny Caribbean island of Nevis, little sister to the better-known St. Kitts, you’re less likely to hear cars driving by than the sleepy sounds of wind blowing through mango trees, or goats bleating from a backyard. The capital city, Charlestown, is essentially just one crowded street. But if you stop for some

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