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Firuzeh Shokooh Valle · September, 2010

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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Latest posts by Firuzeh Shokooh Valle from September, 2010

Dominican Republic: “The numbers do not add up”

“This week in the main newspapers we saw many numbers that were supposed to reflect the state of the economy and the public administration's financial solvency. More than offering certainties,...

Historian and blogger Ivonne Acosta comments in Sin mordazas [ES] on the Department of Education's prohibition of chess in public schools in Puerto Rico, and the immediate denial of the...

Public policy expert and blogger Sergio Marxuach recently commented that Puerto Rico's recession [ES] has already lasted 54 months, and that there seems to be no end in sight. His...

In half-wired [EN], blogger and researcher Ellery Roberts Biddle interviews Cuban blogger Elaine Díaz: “…my conversation with her may have been one of the most enlightening exchanges I’ve ever had...

Artist, blogger and journalist Carlos Antonio Otero condemns the recent censorship [ES] of political caricatures by the Electoral Commission of Puerto Rico: “Who ever said that caricatures have to be...

In Destino Cuba [ES], blogger Carlos Manuel Álvarez Rodríguez writes about the concert Cuban singer and songwriter Silvio Rodríguez offered in Havana dedicated to the bicentennial of Chile's independence: “Something...

Blogger Angel Carrión reflects [ES] on the recent death of Puerto Rican independence activist and leader Juan Mari Bras. Carrión lists key moments in Mari Bras’ lifelong commitment with Puerto...

The editorial team of the music, art and tech blog Puerto Rico Indie [es] organized a virtual “musical” round table in which writers, editors, contributors and friends recommend a song...

Puerto Rico: Conversation, Critique, Banter and Fun on the Net

One hundred forty characters were not enough. This is why a group of bloggers, social media savants, and pop culture junkies from Puerto Rico decided to expand the conversations they...

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