Whoever the Pope is, it’ll still be a man

by Rashmee

Posted on March 13, 2013


Whoever was chosen, from whichever continent, we could only ever say one thing with certainty: …

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Think Chris Huhne, when you talk Baby Doc, Modi

by Rashmee

Posted on March 12, 2013


Pay attention to the Chris Huhne story playing itself out in Britain, all those who …

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Bill Clinton & Haiti’s crop of bad news rice stories

by Rashmee

Posted on March 11, 2013


Bill Clinton has come and gone, having announced a basket of goodies for Haitian coffee …

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Housekeeping in Haitian Creole – Part VI

by Rashmee

Posted on March 9, 2013


Stir-fry cooks, they say, come from all woks of life. Especially, I would venture to …

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Gongs for the girls – from the Americans

by Rashmee

Posted on March 8, 2013


One can only imagine what the US Department of State is thinking (if anything at …

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Kenbe fem Haiti, as Baby Doc memories revive

by Rashmee

Posted on March 7, 2013


The strangest argument against trying Jean Claude ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier: Haiti is not a …

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Haiti weeps for the emperor of the grand gesture

by Rashmee

Posted on March 6, 2013


My blog, The Guardian: 12m ago Hugo Chavez looms large in Haiti’s collective imagination,…

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Chavez is dead. Long live the Great Man Theory

by Rashmee

Posted on March 5, 2013


In death, as in life, Hugo Chavez, has taken over the ether. Within minutes …

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Too much righteous rage: Slave style necklaces, British Raj soup

by Rashmee

Posted on March 4, 2013


If you object to ‘slave style’ jewellery (a steal at 24.99 euros in Mango), would …

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