Photo Credit - SV Anhinga May 1, 2013

Start a new blog or rename an old one?

May 1, 2013


I need to start a new blog. Or at least that what my gut instinct tells me. My urge to create new blog sites as I reach new stages of my life is so strong it feels almost primitive. But it obviously can’t be. Yet I’m sure I posted somewhere that my autobiography would be […]

Posted in: Development

Can Grenada deliver for Branson at Caribbean sustainability summit?

May 1, 2013


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In just over a fortnight’s time the leaders of Caribbean nations and corporate CEOs will join together to discuss potential solutions to the challenges facing the region in the fight to develop green economies. Grenada’s recently-elected premier, Keith Mitchell will co-host the Caribbean Political and Business Leaders Summit alongside the British Virgin Island (BVI) leader at Sir Richard […]

#Boston: how Watertown changes news media and journalism forever

April 19, 2013



Today is the day journalism as we knew it died. As incidents unfurl in Watertown, Boston, the people have shown on sites like Twitter and Reddit that they have this news story covered. NBC news and the like are showing viewers what they could’ve learned 30 minutes ago while news sites like the NYT and […]

Posted in: media

Randi Zuckerberg: on the dilemmas of digitally responsible parenting

April 12, 2013


Randi Zuckerberg: on the dilemmas of digitally responsible parenting Mashable has this thought-provoking piece by Randi Zuckerberg (you see, I resisted the temptation to describe her as Mark’s sister) on the importance of unplugged parenting.# As someone who grew up in a house without a TV I have huge amounts of guilt at the amount […]

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The murky politics of Camp Ashraf

August 28, 2012


A former UN human rights chief in Iraq has issued a damning indictment on his former employers. In an article published congressional newspaper The Hill, Tahar Boumedra alleges that the UN’s has failed to ensure that international norms of human and humanitarian rights are maintained for Iranian exiles at Camp Ashraf, to the north of Baghdad. […]

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7 ways to tackle GBV in refugee settlements

August 27, 2012


As conflict continues to escalate in both the Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo, neighbouring countries are increasingly having to find new and improved strategies for dealing with the influx of refugees. In Uganda since 2008 the American Refugee Committee has been working with partners and refugee communities to specifically address the risk of […]