Editor of Cuba, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Spain and Latin American/Caribbean diasporic blogospheres. Puerto Rican journalist specialized in human rights issues. PhD research focuses on social movements, digital technologies, gender, and development in Latin America and the Caribbean. I tweet here: @firuzehsv.
Latest posts by Firuzeh Shokooh Valle
7 August 2016
Puerto Ricans work, love, live and struggle daily to resist not only the Zika virus, but something much more devastating: more than a century of colonialism and its many consequences.
24 May 2016
"We hear little of those who resist, construct and reconstruct, in an increasingly difficult context," says activist, journalist, and Global Voices author Leila Nachawati Rego about her new novel.
11 August 2015
4 May 2015
Jan Susler has been practicing law for the past 39 years. She specializes in prisoner’s rights, police misconduct, and civil rights. GV talked to Susler about her long career.
30 March 2015
2 January 2015
"I hope this song breathes power and humanity back into all people who feel targeted by violence and oppression," says singer songwriter Alynda Lee Segarra.
22 May 2014
20 May 2014
2 May 2014
3 March 2014
"In everyday life, we often don't let ourselves walk, contemplate, and much less listen," says the artist Carola Cintrón Moscoso.
4 February 2014
27 January 2014
9 December 2013
Oscar López Rivera has been imprisoned in the United States for 32 years. In this letter to his his granddaughter Karina he remembers the sea.