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Betsy Galbreath · August, 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 August, 2012

26 August 2012

Colombia: Former General Santoyo Admits Ties to Paramilitary Group

Retired general Mauricio Santoyo, former chief of security under ex-president Álvaro Uribe, pled guilty to having helped the paramilitary organization United Self-Defense of Colombia (AUC in Spanish). His confession has...

19 August 2012

Argentina: A Public Ethics Law for Journalists?

Through the use of national broadcasts, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner makes announcements about the achievements of her government and speaks on various topics. During her last national broadcast President...

15 August 2012

Colombia: Salsa Musician Jairo Varela Dies

On August 8, Colombian musician Jairo Varela Martinez died at the age of 62. Varela is known for founding the famous salsa band Grupo Niche. There were many comments on...

9 August 2012

Argentina Returns Frozen Bank Deposit Funds

On August 3, 2012, the Argentine government returned depositors' funds which had been frozen during the year 2002 and which puts an end to the corralito era. The news was...

3 August 2012

Venezuela: Culture of the Plains on the Internet

To know the culture of the Venezuelan plains, one needs to get to know their citizen media. With this post we start a series on the Venezuelan plains and their...