Latin America and Spanish Editor
Third culture adult, wanderlust and football fan. Senior branding, communications and digital marketing professional with a unique background spanning from fast-moving corporate marketing and global media to NGO communications, citizen journalism, content creation and engagement.
I want to build communication and understanding bridges through positive storytelling and trust networks. Interested in the intersection of media and human rights.
We are all interconnected. I believe in coexistence.
“The world is too interesting to stay in one place”
Follow me on Twitter @elicitizen
Latest posts by Elizabeth Rivera
"No more "bad migrant"-"good migrant" division games. People's lives do not fit in a tickbox. Politicians should listen to more real migrant stories to understand."
"A people's greatness is out there, in the streets. Face to face. Hands holding hands. Heartbeats that don't give up, and ask that others don't fade."
"Indigenous people are not merely empty shells for foreign ideologies to be planted on, but masters and directors of their own story."
"We have to look for more causes other than pure irrational hatred."
With a big wave of tweets, hundreds of Mexicans sent messages of solidarity and good wishes to the Venezuelans struggling in the country's current crisis.
"Wherever we may be, Venezuelans just want to vote. Even when we have to organize the elections ourselves. To vote and vote, even if the government denies us the right."
"Never underestimate a blockade on #internetVE just because you know how to change your DNS. It is a violation to EVERYONE's rights."
"What kind of global power believes that allowing its people to travel to an island with 11 million inhabitants and a president named Castro could enrich only that government?"
"Once you understand who they purchased the bonds from, you might think you are watching a new Netflix crossover of Narcos and The Big Short," says entrepreneur Juan Bermudez.
Seven journalists have been murdered in Mexico this year. Since 2012, less than one percent of attacks on journalists have resulted in a criminal conviction.
To protest against the border wall that divides the U.S. and Mexico, Germany's Dresden Symphonic Orchestra will stage an international concert with musicians on June 3, 2017, at the border.
"If they kill me, they will slander and criminalize me. It will be for something that I did or did not do, it does not matter."
Maduro's answer to the ongoing protests in the country has been a proposal for changes to the Constitution, which has intensified the distrust and rejection of his rule.
"The #156 sentence of the Supreme Court of Justice sentence is not a coup, it’s a formal declaration of a coup that’s been in progress for four years."
Nadia Muciño was murdered by her husband and her brother-in-law in February 2004. This, however, is not her story. This is the story of her youngest sister, Viviana.
“The girls rebelled and set fire to their mattresses so they would be allowed out of their rooms.” But they weren't.
A Year After Berta Cáceres’ Assassination, the Struggle for Land in Honduras Continues—and So Do the Threats
"We strive to make energy a human right. It should be part of the common property and therefore the people should have a say in it."
"Netanyahu's support for Trump and the wall shows in all its meanness how low the Israeli prime minister has reached. Shameful."
"Who is to blame for the fire, according to Twitter: foreigners, the Mapuche people, ISIS, Pinochet, the State, businesses, the USA."
"Battle of the Saucepans" helped the community to view women as not only participants in the fight, but as protagonists. Just as they are in real life.