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Alice Backer · January, 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 January, 2007

Madagascar: Forest = Pharmacy

Image from French Guiana: Mind Your Kids

From the French Guiana forest, this sign captured by Photoblog sur la Guyane Francaise reads (Fr): “Look after your kids or … keep them on a leash.”

Haiti: Reflecting on National Soccer

Tahitian Music

DRC: Post-Election Landscape

Can Digital Rights Management Save African Artists from Copyright Infringement?

Guadeloupe: Still Site of Magical Beliefs

Senegal: How Wade Tried to Bribe a French Journalist

Madagascar: Vintage Wooden Figurines

Indian Ocean: New Web 2.0 Cultural Site

French Speaking Blogs of the Caribbean, Africa and Oceania in 2006

Logo of the Madagascar Blogger's Meeting that took place January 5-6, 2007 in Antananarivo. By and large French speaking blogs and bloggers of the world have reason to envy English,...

New Caledonia: Lagoon as Potential World Heritage Site

Tunisia: Olive Oil

Haiti: Commemorating Novelist Jaques Roumain

Haiti: Petion-Ville Market Burnt Down

Guadeloupe, Montserrat: Soufriere Hills Volcano Eruption

Guadeloupe: No Correlation Between Earthquake and Smooth Abolition of Slavery

Guadeloupe: “Poll-o-phile” President

Haiti: Year in Photos

Haiti: 203rd Year of Independence

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