Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

Janine Mendes-Franco · June, 2014

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

Email Janine Mendes-Franco

Latest posts by Janine Mendes-Franco from June, 2014

Trinidad and Tobago Parliament Asks Itself For Pay Raise, Says Yes

Trinidad & Tobago: Secrets of the CL Financial Bailout?

How a Protest to Reinstate a University Professor Relaunched Jamaica's Gay Rights Debate

Jamaica's moral compass is on overdrive ever since the dismissal of Professor Brendan Bain. The controversy continues to fuel the debate over gay rights in an infamously homophobic country.

Trinidad & Tobago: Give Suarez a Menu

Trinidad & Tobago: Can Brazil Win the 2014 FIFA World Cup?

The Problem of Bullying in Cuba

Jamaica: Beauty & the Beast

Jamaica: The Colours of the FIFA World Cup

Bermuda: Football, The British & Brazil

Barbados: No Love in the Cemetery

Footballers with Caribbean Roots at FIFA World Cup

Caribbean: Get Your App On!

Bermuda to Get Public Access to Information Law

Jamaica: 32 Teams…Who Will Win the World Cup?

What About Bermuda's Unsung Heroes?

Bermuda marks National Heroes Day on June 16, but in the absence of an honoree for this year's celebration, bloggers discuss how the observance of the holiday could be improved.

Bermuda: Kicking Off the World Cup

Trinidadian Writer Makes Frank O'Connor Award Longlist

The Cult of Political Personality in Trinidad & Tobago

One political blogger is tired of the mud slinging that passes for political debate in Trinidad and Tobago, suggesting instead that the electorate must demand that politicians address issues.

Trinidad & Tobago: Why the Smile over Baby Simeon?

Caribbean: The Gender of Hurricanes

Love reading Global Voices?

Help us understand our readers by completing a quick survey »