Latest posts by Janine Mendes-Franco from July, 2021
In the face of elite tourism projects, the Barbuda Warbler isn't the only one that might lose its home
After 2017's Hurricane Irma, Barbudans were made to evacuate the island. Little did they know this would coincide with the washing away of their centuries-old communal land rights.
Bermudians are ‘bursting with pride’ as triathlete Flora Duffy brings home the country's first Olympic gold
Duffy completed the course a full minute and 14 seconds ahead of her closest competitor for a convincing win—and Bermudians cannot contain their elation!
An international Core Group's call for Jovenel Moïse's prime ministerial nominee to form a “consensual and inclusive government” struck a sour note with CARICOM, but he's been installed, anyway.
"It's a long, long time now we fighting for freedom […] I come with my bell just to second the motion, rock the rapso riddum.”
"I have witnessed coral regrowing in key spots throughout the bay. Imagine what's possible if we put some real, intentional effort into it; an artificial reef is not the solution."
Moïse's killing comes just five months after the speech in which he claimed his political invincibility, making him the first sitting president to be assassinated in Haiti’s modern political history.
With flash flooding, felled trees, and damage to homes and buildings, Elsa announces this year's hurricane season with unwelcome fanfare.