Third culture adult, life enthusiast, passionate traveler, foodie and football fan.
Trying to build communication bridges with positive storytelling.
Liberal. Interconnected. I believe in coexistence.
No nationality (they are overrated)
“The world is too interesting to stay in one place.”
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Latest posts by Elizabeth Rivera
7 October 2016
The 2016 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Colombia's President Santos for his efforts to end a five decades-long civil war, with Syria's widely celebrated White Helmets missing out.
2 October 2016
"Because Colombians have the capital, made this peace possible, and are already so close, it would be crazy not to [go through with it]."
30 August 2016
23 May 2016
Faced with environmental disaster in Chiloé, this group of small-scale fisherman organized and forced an industry and government to the negotiating table.
26 April 2016
Over the past few days, tens of thousands of women across Latin America have shared harrowing testimonies of their first (and often not their last) experiences with sexual harassment.
5 April 2016
18 February 2016
1 February 2016
Poets and activists in Moscow and St Petersburg expressed their solidarity with Ashraf Fayadh, who's been sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia. Similar events were held in Chile and Mexico.
15 January 2016
"Only when the names of those who were killed are known, when the stories of their suffering are heard...people everywhere will call out to end the war."
10 January 2016
"President Enrique Pena Nieto saying "missing accomplished" is about as credible as when George Bush said it about Iraq. Same silly line."
17 December 2015
Mexican authorities say Adam Coleman and Dean Lucas were killed in a robbery gone wrong. Their bodies were discovered in their burnt-out van.
27 November 2015
24 November 2015
"I feel an enormous sadness, a profound anger and unspeakable shame to live in a such negligent and irresponsible country."
9 November 2015
Using easy-to-comprehend, interactive visualizations, Narcodata tells the story of how the cartels were born, who their leaders are, the conflicts among them, their geographic expansion and their known crimes.
26 October 2015
Internally displaced persons and damaged property in North Mexico are the result of the army's clashes with the gangs aimed at recapturing the leader of the international Sinaloa drug cartel.
27 September 2015
"For us, the night of September 26 hasn't ended," says one survivor of the Ayotzinapa tragedy. "They thought that over time they could defeat us. But that's not the case."
11 August 2015
Reactions after the death, in Chile, of the second most feared man of Augusto Pinochet's dictatorship show a country still struggling to make peace with its past.
28 July 2015
In Mexico, the independent investigation agency SubVersiones has published a compilation video that chronologically shows what events that took place on July 19, 2015, in the indigenous Nahua community of Santa María de Ostula. That day ended...
21 July 2015
Independent media reported that the Mexican Army opened fire against civilians in the indigenous community of Ostula in Michoacán state. One news outlet said a 12-year-old boy was killed.