If in Haiti,don’t ring +237 to buy pup: Crookeder than a dog’s hind leg

by Rashmee

Posted on May 21, 2013


Searching for a small-breed puppy to buy in Haiti, I stumbled across this website, which appeared to advertise page after page of dream dogs, many of them allegedly available for free. Many of the ads had a missionary-sounding email address, starting with the words ‘catholicmembers’. It seemed to suggest that  missionaries were raising a lot … Continue reading “If in Haiti,don’t ring +237 to buy pup: Crookeder than a dog’s hind leg”

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Chavez successor Venezuela’s Uriah Heep?

by Rashmee

Posted on December 13, 2012


So the Venezuelan vice-president Nicolas Maduro is pleading with President Chavez to return to Caracas because “we’re waiting for you here…your children, we who’ve sworn to be loyal to you even beyond this life.” Quite apart from the 58-year-old Chavez being rather too young to be the ‘father’ of his people, Mr Maduro ‘s remarks are … Continue reading “Chavez successor Venezuela’s Uriah Heep?”

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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