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Janine Mendes-Franco · May, 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 May, 2014

“An Island Luminous” Makes Haiti Open Access

Jamaica Blog Day: Environment or Development?

Development at the expense of the environment is a hot topic as Jamaica tries to find ways to ensure economic viability...but must it be an either/or proposition?

Another “JetGate” Resignation in Bermuda

Trinidad & Tobago Media Association Slams Irresponsible Statement

Trinidad & Tobago's World Cup Players Still Owed Money

Will Another Minister Be Sacked in Trinidad & Tobago?

Cuba: The Joys of Getting Older

Can Technology Transform Education in Trinidad & Tobago?

Trinidad and Tobago recently hosted Virtual Educa, an initiative designed to explore cutting-edge developments in education, technology and e-learning. A few netizens wonder if technology will actually help improve schooling.

Bermuda's Premier Hopes to Regain Public Trust

Haiti: “Excalibur of the Caribbean”

“JetGate” Forces Resignation of Bermuda's Premier

An alleged corruption scandal has prompted the resignation of Bermuda's premier, leaving the island in the midst of political upheaval and the ruling party with an uncertain future.

Grenada: Kick'em Jenny Study May Save Lives

PHOTOS: Poui Season in Trinidad & Tobago

The jewels of Trinidad and Tobago's dry season, the pink and yellow Poui trees, are offering a last burst of splendour as the country looks forward to the rainy season.

Being Gay in a Homophobic Caribbean

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. Two regional bloggers have taken note; one shares his experience of what it is like to be gay in the Caribbean.

Bermuda: 12-Step Politics

Trinidad & Tobago: Accounting for TSTT

Jamaica: Where the Hashtag Stops

Guyana: Laugh & Learn

Trinidad & Tobago: An Argument for Gay Rights

One Trinidad and Tobago-based blogger, who is also a Director of the Coalition Advocating for Inclusion of Sexual Orientation, debates the issue of gay rights with a zealous religious group.

Cuba: Throwing Sticks at Language

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