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”
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Latest posts by Elizabeth Rivera from February, 2012
Amidst a presidential election year, a group of young people is driving a series of changes that would allow independent citizens to run for Congress. Currently, in Mexico you need to belong to a political party to be elected for a position in Congress.
Just a few days after the police crackdown at the Luis Vives Institute of Secondary Education in Valencia, students have again been the targets of beatings, pushing and violence from the police.
The decision to eliminate the Mexican-American studies program from the curriculum of schools has caused outrage. Yarisa Colón covers several initiatives that have been launched to stop this act of censorship against the culture of immigrants in the United States.
Last year, the Aysen Region was on the national spotlight due to the controversial dam project Hydroaysén. Today people are once again paying attention to this region in the Chilean Patagonia after locals held a series of protests calling for better quality of life and lower living costs.
The ruling to bar the National Audience Magistrate, Baltasar Garzón from the legal profession for 11 years has caused outrage in Spain and around the world. Chris Moya interviews former Congressman Federico Mayor Zaragoza on Garzón's case and its implications.