Ferguson through Edwidge Danticat’s eyes is a sign of all that must be feared

by Rashmee

Posted on December 4, 2014


A white New York City police officer accused of killing a black Staten Island man …

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Piers Morgan, the N-word & Haitian Creole’s cheerful use of ‘bon neg’

by Rashmee

Posted on November 15, 2014


The rather intemperate debate over Piers Morgan’s insistence that the onus of ending use of …

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90 degrees of shade: Haiti stars in new Caribbean photo history book

by Rashmee

Posted on November 10, 2014


It stands to reason that Haiti features prominently in the luscious new photography book ‘…

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Namaste Haiti: Going out for an Indian ‘via the Far East’ in Port au Prince

by Rashmee

Posted on October 27, 2014


The ‘Namaste Haiti Indian Night delight’ offered every Thursday by the Best Western Premier hotel …

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Cap Haitien: Can overseas flights make an airport ‘international’?

by Rashmee

Posted on October 4, 2014


Cap Haitien “International” airport opened in northern Haiti on Thursday, with an American Airlines plane …

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Haiti underlines why Fukuyama isn’t so sure about democracy any more

by Rashmee

Posted on September 27, 2014


Haiti’s stubborn political clump – that congealed mess of promises, platitudes and passive inaction …

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Street art from everywhere – but not Haiti – on display in Tunisia

by Rashmee

Posted on September 15, 2014


It takes a village – and a lot of imagination to put an unnassuming place …

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How did the Caribbean begin to be seen as an earthly paradise?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 13, 2014


Speaking of tourism with a purpose (Porto’s ‘worst tours’) reminded me of Carrie …

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Horrible Histories approach to city tourism could help Port au Prince

by Rashmee

Posted on September 12, 2014


Call it the Horrible Histories approach to tourism. You know what I mean. The books …

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Don’t think of an elephant. Or development work. Call a spade a spade

by Rashmee

Posted on September 6, 2014


Development is a loaded term now, unless you’re a property developer, an IT developer or …

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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