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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Imagine a new Caribbean tradition of Flamboyant tree viewing picnics

by Rashmee

Posted on May 11, 2014


This lyrical piece on Sakura, Japan’s short, intensely beautiful spring season of cherry-tree flowering, the…

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Jacmel: Pearl of the Caribbean. Precious stone set in the brilliant sea

by Rashmee

Posted on April 29, 2014


It’s been almost exactly a month since Jacmel in southern Haiti formally applied to become …

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The feast of the goat: Eid for a Christian country like the Dominican Republic?

by Rashmee

Posted on October 18, 2013


The Dominican Republic’s flag bears a Bible but the fanciful, the ignorant, or those with …

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Columbus Day in the first, marred tip of the ‘New World’

by Rashmee

Posted on October 17, 2013


There was something curiously fitting – if mildly woeful – about being in the Dominican …

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What law is DR violating? Of fairness, humanity, natural justice to #Haiti

by Rashmee

Posted on October 4, 2013


Alex Laguerre, my kreyol teacher pointed out the obvious. “Isn’t the Dominican Republic a sovereign …

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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