Tag Archives: tourism

Will New Human Trafficking Laws Make A Difference?

When I wrote Little River, my human trafficking thriller, I was struck by how the Jamaican government responded to the issue of human trafficking on their island nation. ┬áSilence. With the disappearance of Natalee Holloway from Aruba, in May 2005, ┬ámedia accounts of the search, reports of the girl’s last known location and focus on […]

It Ain’t What it Looks Like

During a recent drive from Northern California to Phoenix, I witnessed thirteen hours of desert, farmland and urban sprawl, most of which you’d never find as a feature in any self-respecting travel guide. When people think of California, fanciful visions of surfers, bikini-clad beaches, palm trees and Disneyland fill the imagination. Living in the Northern […]