Key lessons for Nepal from post-quake Haiti, but will anyone listen?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 29, 2015


“The Interim Haiti Recovery Commission needed to be swift and nimble,” writes American anthropologist, physician, …

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Nepal & Haiti were once part of different community of sorrow: cholera

by Rashmee

Posted on April 28, 2015


Till Saturday’s earthquake, the only time the words “Haiti” and “Nepal” appeared in one sentence, …

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Barack Obama has the most women ambassadors of any American president

by Rashmee

Posted on April 19, 2015


Speaking of a country sending a female envoy to the world, President Obama has appointed …

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Creole diplomacy: ‘We glad yu cum visit. Nuff respect and walk good’

by Rashmee

Posted on March 20, 2015


“Korea and Jamaica a frien from long long time,” says the South Korean charge to …

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If it took the digital high road, life in Haiti would improve dramatically

by Rashmee

Posted on January 30, 2015


Least developed countries (LDCs) like Haiti (even more than India and Afghanistan) can potentially be …

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Close the digital divide by going straight through to mobile broadband

by Rashmee

Posted on January 29, 2015


How best to close the digital divide, especially if you’re a developing country with finite …

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The digital road is the only way towards faster, holistic development

by Rashmee

Posted on January 28, 2015


Bjørn Lomborg recommends the digital road out of poverty as for the developing world. Mr …

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5 years after quake, Haiti has some hotels but too few hospitals and schools

by Rashmee

Posted on January 18, 2015


Whatever happened to all that aid for Haiti, Emily Troutman asked on the fifth …

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Next big thing: Dumbphones smart enough to access the internet

by Rashmee

Posted on January 7, 2015


Dumbphones just smart enough to access the internet will probably be the next big thing.…

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What’s the state of the www by country? Tomorrow, we should know

by Rashmee

Posted on December 10, 2014


Or at least we’ll know how it is in 86 countries, including Haiti, Mozambique, Myanmar, …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK