Why Narendra Modi should be reading about Baby Doc

by Rashmee

Posted on March 3, 2013


So they’re all reporting on Jean Claude ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier’s unexpected appearance in court (on …

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Housekeeping in Haitian Creole – Part V

by Rashmee

Posted on March 2, 2013


I have dreadful news. Non, non, the trusty Mme Josette still puts up with my …

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The mad dogs & Englishmen link to Haiti’s tourism hopes

by Rashmee

Posted on March 1, 2013


I met Paul Clammer in Port au Prince tonight and it would be fair to …

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A Truth and Reconciliation commission for Haiti?

by Rashmee

Posted on February 28, 2013


“Why try Duvalier?” asked the acquaintance I ran into at the supermarket, late in the …

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Taste test: Pandora’s lunchbox versus mine

by Rashmee

Posted on February 27, 2013


Here’s what I ate yesterday – a warm salad of quinoa and black beans made …

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Kerry’s right-to-be-stupid speech will be remembered

by Rashmee

Posted on February 26, 2013


John Kerry has celebrated Americans’ right to be stupid even as Foreign Policy celebrates his …

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Haiti’s govt still mum on UN cholera decision

by Rashmee

Posted on February 25, 2013


They’re opening two new buildings at the health ministry in Port au Prince today but …

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Haitian dollar. Haiti’s Oscar. Raoul Peck?

by Rashmee

Posted on February 24, 2013


All eyes on the Oscars tonight but many might want to look sideways, away from …

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Housekeeping in Haitian Creole – Part IV

by Rashmee

Posted on February 23, 2013


Language is the dress of thought, said Samuel Johnson and if he were right, my …

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Al Jazeera, the Agronomist and messages of change

by Rashmee

Posted on February 22, 2013


Al-Jazeera was in the Haitian capital, watching the court hearing that wasn’t, ie when ‘Baby …

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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