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Betsy Galbreath · February, 2012

M.A. Global Studies, University of Denver; graduate certificate in Translation Studies, Univ. Denver.

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Latest posts by Betsy Galbreath from February, 2012

28 February 2012

El Salvador: Hunnapuh, a Pioneer of the Salvadoran Blogosphere

We talk with Omar Nieto, a pioneer in the Salvadoran blogosphere. His blog Hunnapuh is one of the oldest and longest-lived in this Central American country. In this interview, Omar...

22 February 2012

Colombia: Impunity, a Documentary About the Victims of the Armed Conflict

In 2011, journalist Hollman Morris and filmmaker Juan José Lozano released the documentary Impunity, an audiovisual tour through the history of armed conflict in Colombia through the voices of victims...

12 February 2012

Panama: The Indigenous Leader Who Took on the Government

Amidst Panama's current crisis is a woman who has emerged as the standard bearer of the indigenous struggle: Silvia Carrera who, after being the first woman elected to the position...

9 February 2012

Argentina: Musician Luis Alberto Spinetta Dies

Luis Alberto Spinetta, "El Flaco", one of the most influential rock musicians in Argentina, died on February 8 from illness; Spinetta had lung cancer, diagnosed in July, 2011. The Twitter...

6 February 2012

Panama: Indigenous Mining Protest Blocks Pan-American Highway

Indigenous tribes of Ngäbes Buglé in Panama have closed the Pan-American Highway to demand that the government fulfills what was agreed upon in the negotiations regarding mining in the area....