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Alice Backer · March, 2007

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 March, 2007

Madagascar: Growing with China

Haiti, India: Becoming a local

Martinique: Owing De Beauvoir

Mauritania: Successful Election

Mauritania: First Arab Country to Hold a Second Round in a Presidential Election

Morocco: El Bicho and Darga Perform April 1st

Global Voices en Français Celebrates Journée Mondiale de la Francophonie

Today is Francophonia Day. About 50 French-speaking countries and territories, some belonging to the Organisation Mondiale de la Francophonie and others not, will reflect on what it means to have...

Senegal Army: Face of Luxury, Back of Misery

In its usual deadpan humor, Blog Politique du Senegal highlights an architectural anecdote about the military headquarters of Senegal to make a wider point about the army's budget and priorities:...

Haiti: Chavez Visit and the Diplomatic Dance

DRC, Belgium: 25th Anniversary of UDPS

Nigeria, Cameroon: Purple Hibiscus

Senegal: A Report Card for Reporters Without Borders

Morocco, Tunisia: Women to Give Nationality to Children Born to Foreign Fathers

La Reunion: Women's Day and Women's Magazines

French Elections and Darfur

Third World Women Have a Ways to Go

Morocco: Comedian Back Home to Perform

Senegal: Public Transportation Fare Hike

Haiti: Make Women's Day Matter

Francophone Bloggers on Oscars and Césars

Hostess Valérie Lemercier performs a Guadeloupean zouk hit from the 80's at the Césars awards. Blogger reactions to the recent film award ceremonies in France and America are quite varied....

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