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Janine Mendes-Franco · April, 2014

I am a writer and media producer based in Trinidad and Tobago. Follow me on Twitter @JanineMFranco.

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Latest posts by Janine Mendes-Franco from April, 2014

Trinidad & Tobago: The Implications of Style

Does the Caribbean Sanction Violence against Children?

A blog that discusses issues of violence, sexual assault and child abuse is infuriated at Caribbean governments' response to recent allegations of child exploitation in some state institutions.

Robert Antoni Wins 2014 Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature

Spare the Rod, 10 Tips From a Peaceful Parent

After people applauded the discipline in a viral video of a mother hitting her child in Trinidad, our Caribbean editor felt compelled to share her thoughts on peaceful parenting.

Trinidad & Tobago: Green Business

Guyana: The Walter Rodney Enquiry

Grenada, Antigua: Life Lessons

Caribbean: The Writing & Politics of Gabriel García Márquez

The literary fraternity is only just starting to adjust to the idea of life without “Gabo” – the inimitable Colombian-born author who was beloved by the world – Gabriel García...

Jamaica Names Poet Laureate

Caribbean: Kids & Technology

Trinidad & Tobago: End of Traditional IT?

Trinidad & Tobago: Lack of Accountability

Trinidad & Tobago: Bocas Lit Fest Embraces Audio Technology

Indians in the Caribbean

Exploring Trinidad & Tobago's Digital Divide (Part 2)

In the second installment of our post about the digital divide in Trinidad and Tobago, Global Voices talks with Kenfield Griffith, CEO of mSurvey, the company that conducted the research.

Trinidad & Tobago: Lessons from a Health Scare

Bermuda: Go Fly a Kite!

Trinidad & Tobago Water Recycling Project Not “Crystal Clear”

Jamaica: Social Art

Using Workout Apps in Trinidad & Tobago

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