Berl Francis

Independent Historian

Communication specialist Berl Francis lives in Kingston, Jamaica.  She worked as a journalist in Jamaica and Montreal, Canada, and in public relations for over 40 years.  Francis operates a public relations consultancy, with emphasis on development support communication.

She has taught, at the University of the West Indies, Webster University in St. Louis, and in Thailand.  Her publications include  a report of a study on male socialization by the University of the West Indies called “ Why Man Stay So,” and contributed to a United Nations publication,  “HIV & AIDS: The Global Interconnection,” Currently she writes on communication, particularly relation  to human and labour relations issues.

Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines (1722- )

The compact city of Kingstown is the capital of the eastern Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.  It is also a major port city for the Windward Islands, a chain of Caribbean Islands that includes locales beyond St. Vincent and the Grenadines.  … Read MoreKingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines (1722- )

Belmopan, Belize (1970- )

“Image Ownership:Public Domain” Belmopan, capital of the Central American country of Belize, is a relatively new city, having assumed premier city status in 1970, succeeding the centuries old former capital, Belize City. Belize was formerly the British Colony bearing the name, British Honduras. Belmopan is … Read MoreBelmopan, Belize (1970- )