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Elizabeth Rivera · May, 2012

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

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Latest posts by Elizabeth Rivera from May, 2012

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Mexico: #YoSoy132, the Beginning of the Mexican Spring?

25 May 2012

The visit of presidential candidate Enrique Peña Nieto to the Iberoamericana University was marked with protests by students who rebuked the candidate in several occasions. This, along with the media coverage of the event, unleashed an explosive mixture that first found an outlet in social media and has now taken its energy to the streets of major Mexican cities.

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Spain: “Neighbor, Wake Up, Evictions at Your Doorstep!”

14 May 2012

As part of the profound socioeconomic crisis, home foreclosures and evictions are rampant in Spain. Author Elena Arrontes covered the eviction of a Bangladeshi family from its home in the neighborhood of Lavapiés, Madrid. Neighbors and other members of the community immediately acted in solidarity with the family.

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Spain: Madrid Preparing for “Indignado” Anniversary

5 May 2012

The anniversary of 15M - which will be celebrated throughout Spain - promises a month full of initiatives led mainly by neighbors and town assemblies. The common objective is to achieve the political permanence on the streets of Madrid claiming the right to assembly and free speech.

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