Former 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.
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Local media outlets in Puerto Rico are finding that key information about hurricane damage has been, as one US Congressman put it, "whitewashed."
Fidel is a figure of legend, arguably as much for those who revere him as for those who reject his legitimacy as a leader.
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.
"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.
Passengers on a flight to Puerto Rico were brought to tears when a chorus that was traveling with them started singing upon landing.
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.
Favianna, the daughter of Peruvian migrants to the United States, now 36-years-old, is a force to be reckoned with.
"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.
When residents of Cuba look for the URL www.14ymedio.com, they are redirected to a site that says "Yoani$landia.com."
The space will be used to open a center for cancer treatment.
"In everyday life, we often don't let ourselves walk, contemplate, and much less listen," says the artist Carola Cintrón Moscoso.
"This damned Havana is a double-edged sword, which I thank for who I am and what I do," says Arien Chang Castán.
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.