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Elizabeth Rivera · August, 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 August, 2012

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Spain: “Health Disobedience” in the Face of Massive Cuts

20 August 2012

Independent groups of public health workers and participants have created a digital platform to protest against the recent health reform. The movement is named "I say yes to universal health" and its main proposal is civil disobedience and to object the new Law 16/2012 imposed by the government in the context of severe austerity measures and social protests.

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Chile: Doubts Over Origin of Violence at Student Protests

10 August 2012

Last Wednesday, August 8, 2012, thousands of students tried to march on the Alameda avenue in downtown Santiago in a non-authorized protest that ended up with three public transportation buses burnt. This caused the government to accuse students of fostering an environment for riots with their protests, while some protesters wondered if the thugs were actually part of a set-up.

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