Spot the difference: Haitians believe God kills, not germs. For Americans, it’s God not guns

by Rashmee

Posted on October 4, 2017


  Before I went to Haiti, my Kreyol instructor gave our class a valuable lesson …

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Creole diplomacy: ‘We glad yu cum visit. Nuff respect and walk good’

by Rashmee

Posted on March 20, 2015


“Korea and Jamaica a frien from long long time,” says the South Korean charge to …

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5 years after quake, Haiti has some hotels but too few hospitals and schools

by Rashmee

Posted on January 18, 2015


Whatever happened to all that aid for Haiti, Emily Troutman asked on the fifth …

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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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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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What’s next for Haitian tourism? An expensive London promotion office?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 4, 2014


Now that Haiti has its first foreign office of tourism promotion – it’s in Santo …

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Port au Prince has resilient qualities, but it can’t really be a ‘resilient city’

by Rashmee

Posted on February 2, 2014


Can Port au Prince ever be a resilient city? I would argue that it already …

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Here’s how and why Port au Prince, Haiti, uses its head – of broccoli

by Rashmee

Posted on January 28, 2014


It was this recipe that reminded me I might have to wait awhile to roast …

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Kreyol notices in Broward County advertise Florida’s big Little Haiti

by Rashmee

Posted on November 25, 2013


It was only when I saw the kreyol notices in the bus that I remembered …

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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