Forget the elections, it’s this vote against Haiti’s airport that is a problem

by Rashmee

Posted on November 2, 2015


Let’s put the recent vote by travel site, The Guide to Sleeping in Airports, in context. It is not The New York Times. Or Lonely Planet. On the other hand, it still matters that it has listed Haiti’s Toussaint Louverture International Airport as number six on a list of 10 of the worst airports in the world. Kabul’s airport is … Continue reading “Forget the elections, it’s this vote against Haiti’s airport that is a problem”

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Kabul Taxi takes Afghan satire to an unexpected pitch. Now for the movie

by Rashmee

Posted on July 14, 2015


Cometh the hour, cometh the Facebook page. All the American investigative journalism training grants (and there have been many and they have cost a fortune) could not have imagined this. A subversive, satirical, punchy Facebook page on Afghanistan’s quarrelsome politicians, insular community leaders, corrupt officials and powerful warlords. Kabul Taxi, the Facebook page in question, … Continue reading “Kabul Taxi takes Afghan satire to an unexpected pitch. Now for the movie”

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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