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Alice Backer · November, 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 November, 2006

Tahiti: Photos

Guadeloupe: Saluting “First and Only” Government

Guadeloupe: Pictures of Route du Rhum Transatlantic Race

Martinique: A Coming Out Story, Part 4

Caribbean: Local Telecom Digicel to be Traded on the NY Stock Exchange?

Tahiti: Artisanal Fair

DRC: Supreme Court in Flames

Image from Mali: Transporting Sheep

Flickr photo blogger Johanne Veilleux posts this shot taken in Siby, Mali and writes (Fr): “Yep, these are indeed sheep attached to the bus’ roof.”

Senegal: Garbage Handlers’ Working Conditions

DRC: Bemba Contests Election Results

Haiti: Reviving Tourism

Haiti: Syto Cave Podcast

Haiti: Do Officials Care about Insecurity?

Madagascar: Coup Attempt Clouds Upcoming Elections

Photo by Martha de Jong Lantig. French-language Malagasy bloggers have been relatively quiet about an alleged coup attempt by General Andrianafidison (a.k.a. General “Fidy”) over the weekend. Those who have...

Magascar: Do We Deserve Global Award 2006?

Madagascar: What Happens When We Live Abroad

Reunion: “Our Creole Stolen By a Guadeloupean”

Benin: Televised Literary Contest

France-Based Togolese Blogger on French Radio

Mali: New Film on African Debt

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