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Firuzeh Shokooh Valle · November, 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 November, 2010

Take Back the Tech to Eliminate Violence Against Women

The global campaign Take Back the Tech! started on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. This year it is focused on developing actions that...

Puerto Rico: New album by Calle 13

The music blog Puerto Rico Indie reviews [es] the group Calle 13's latest album, “Entren los que quieran.”

Dominican Republic: Girls Must Be Protected

Blogger María Isabel Soldevila [es] writes:”In a country in which gender violence is still considered a ‘passion’ crime, where the body and sexuality are being regulated without considering that girls...

Dominican Republic: Retail Stores use the Internet

Joan Guerrero comments on how retails stores [es] in the Dominican Republic are using social media.

Puerto Rico: The Caribbean Aesthetic in “El Juidero”

Dalila Rodríguez Saavedra interviews [es] filmmaker Noelia Quintero Herencia about her process directing Dominican singer-songwriter Rita Indiana's most recent video “El Juidero.”

Puerto Rico: Prensa Comunitaria, A Project of Media Activism

Prensa Comunitaria was founded in 2004 with the objective to empower the Puerto Rican communities through the creation of media. The board president, Samuel Rosario, talked with Global Voices about...

Puerto Rico: Feminist Activist and Lawyer Awarded in US

Verónica RT celebrates the award [es] that Puerto Rican feminist activist and lawyer Josefina Pantoja just received  from the National Legal Aid and Defender Association in the US for a...

Puerto Rico: Artist Retires Paintings from Supreme Court

In Fractal [es], Karla Marie Ostoloza offers a poignant critique of Puerto Rican artist Antonio Martorell's decision to retire his paintings from the Supreme Count as an act of protest...

Puerto Rico: New EP from Superaquello

Puerto Rico Indie [es] reviews the latest EP from Superaquello, an alternative rock band from Puerto Rico.

Cuba: Destino Cuba Tweeting on Plane Crash

@DestinoCuba [es] is tweeting the latest information on the plane crash that has left 68 people dead  in the province of Sancti Spritus, in central Cuba. Also, constant updating on...

Cuba: 68 Dead in Plane Crash

Blogger Yohandry Fontana [es] is posting updates with information on the AeroCaribbean flight that crashed yesterday near in the province of Sancti Spiritus province, in central Cuba, in which 68...

Puerto Rico: No More Violence Against Women

Amárilis Pagán starts the countdown [es] to November 25, the International Day of No More Violence Against Women: “Violence against women is so much more than the miscalled domestic violence.”

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