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Janine Mendes-Franco · January, 2019

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 January, 2019

29 January 2019

Displaced farmers’ coalition reclaims their road to sustainable livelihoods 9 years after Haiti’s devastating earthquake

"We had nothing to fall back on, nothing to sell at the market. [...] What we suffered through the most was the loss of our dignity."

5 January 2019

After a fire destroys Jamaica's LGBT headquarters, 2019 deemed ‘year of rebuilding’

Pending the outcome of an official investigation, Jamaicans have been forming their own conclusions about the cause of a fire that gutted Jamaica's LGBTQIA+ support organisation.