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Alice Backer · October, 2006

My name is Alice Backer. I am founder and former team leader of GV Lingua, which amplifies Global Voices in languages other than English. I used to be Francophonia Editor. I was once an editor of New York University School of Law's Review of Law & Social Change. I have been blogging about Haiti, Haitian-Americans and the Caribbean for 5 years at kiskeácity and I tweet from @kiskeacity. I am also a lawyer and campaign consultant.

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Latest posts by Alice Backer from October, 2006

New Caledonia: At the Beach

Guadeloupe: New Travel and Tourism Site

Madagascar: 2nd Lit Classic Available Online

Madagascar: Local Lit Classics Available Online

DRC Elections: Candidate Billboards

Senegal Elections: Everything but Wade

Guadeloupe/Martinique, France: Zouk Nostalgia

Guyane: Anti-Violence Demonstration

Africa: $5 Million for the Best Head of State

Madagascar: Among the Top Third for Freedom of the Press

DRC, Belgium: Anti-Kabila Demonstration

Congolese demonstrating in Brussels last weekend. Photo by Etienne Ngandu. In anticipation of the presidential runoff taking place this Sunday, October 29 in the Democratic Republic of Congo, opposing Jean-Pierre...

Martinique/Guadeloupe/Guyane: Voting One Day Early

France, Togo: Koffi Yamagne's 12 Years in French Public Office

Martinique, France: Stereotypes of the French

Global Warming in Madagascar

Lakes Region, Madagascar. Photo by Claude Springer. After seeing Al Gore's film on global warming, Malagasy blogger Aiky from group blog Madagascar Croissance, reflected this week on the effects of...

Celebrating the Birth of the Guadeloupean Nation

Senegal: Wade and the PDS v. Seck

Togo, Congo, France: Failed Diaspora or Simply Depression?

Madagascar: How to Invest

Senegal: Stargazing

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