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Firuzeh Shokooh Valle · April, 2011

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 April, 2011

Cuba: Silvio and Pablo

In Juan sin nada [es], Juan Orlando Pérez analyzes the state of affairs in Cuba through the politics of famous nueva trova musicians and composers Silvio Rodríguez and Pablo Milanés.

Cuba: Reflection on the Communist Party Congress

Blogger and journalist Elaine Díaz reflects [es]on the VI Congress of the Communist Party: “[…] The future Cuba should be built ‘by all and for the good of all’ from...

Puerto Rico: Puerto Rican Rock Music

The Latin American music blog Club Fonograma [es] reviews the amazing music of Puerto Rican alternative rock bands Balún and Dávila 666.

Dominican Republic: Advice for the President

Journalist and blogger María Isabel Soldevila advises [es] President Leonel Fernández to focus on three issues during his last year as head of state:  violence and arms; the right to life;...

Puerto Rico: Petition against Violence

Blogger Verónica RT posts the call to sign the petition [es] of the Movimiento Amplio de Mujeres de Puerto Rico [es] against the dismantlement of the Law against Domestic Violence.

Puerto Rico: Music on the Street

The series Música Realenga, which shows live recordings of independent bands improvising on the street, continues to engage us through the website Frecuencias Alternas [es] . Enjoy the music of...

Equatorial Guinea: SOS Malabo

The team behind S.O.S Malabo has a mission: to promote “visibility, awareness, mobilization, collaboration for the people of Equatorial Guinea using social media.”

Puerto Rico: Art for a Cause

The digital artist collective UNDOdigital has opened a virtual art gallery [es] for a cause: the proceeds will be donated to the family of Yamil Emanuel, who was born with...

Cuba: Reflection before the Congress of the Communist Party

Blogger, journalist and LGBT activist Francisco Rodríguez Cruz reflects on his political trajectory [es] before participating in the VI Congress of the Cuban Communist Party.

Puerto Rico: Blogging Again

After a long hiatus, one of Puerto Rico's blogging pioneers, Manuel Clavell Carrasquillo, has returned to Estruendomudo [es]. He comes back with a brief reflection [es] on Pablo Casals and...

Puerto Rico: Performance and Roots

Music scholar, musician and blogger Raquel Z. Rivera interviews [es] the Puerto Rican dancer and choreographer Noemí Segarra about her latest piece, “de rumbo de rumba.”

Puerto Rico: What is a consensual relationship?

Journalist and blogger Mari Mari Narvaez reflects on the Supreme Court's decision [es] to exclude “adulterous” victims from the special protections offered by the Law against Domestic Violence of Puerto Rico.

Cuba: The Dangers of Bureaucracy

In La Polémica Digital [es] blogger and journalist Elaine Díaz reflects on the dangers of bureaucracy in Cuba.

Puerto Rico: Media critique

The team of #EnProfundo [es] come back with another podcast full of their biting media critique.

Puerto Rico: Clarifying Domestic Violence Decision

Blogger and feminist lawyer Veronica RT, also President of the Women's Commission of the Bar Association of Puerto Rico, clarifies the misconceptions created by public officials [es] regarding the recent...

Puerto Rico: Digital Literature

Journalist, artist and blogger Carlos Antonio Otero has decided to expand his digital experimentation to Twitter under @cuentopatuiter, which he is using to publish a story in 10 parts. “As soon...

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