Summits & beauty contests: Same, up to a point

by Rashmee

Posted on February 19, 2013


What’s the difference between a political summit and a beauty contest? The second picks a winner, who almost always wants to be like Mother Teresa. Other than that, both are performances, staged to impress, with a lot of sashaying, preening, prinking and pancake make-up. The parallels were fairly obvious at Monday’s opening session of CARICOM, … Continue reading “Summits & beauty contests: Same, up to a point”

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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