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Firuzeh Shokooh Valle · May, 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 May, 2011

Cuba: On Emails and Blogs

Due to limited acces to the Internet in Cuba, blogger Yasmín Portales Machado has decided to publish on her blog En 2310 y 8225 [es] the comments on her posts...

Cuba: Reflections on the Conference Against Homophobia

Blogger and gay activist Francisco Rodríguez Cruz reflects on the most recent Cuban Conference Against Homophobia [es].

Cuba: Five Intellectuals Analyze the 15-M

The blog La Pupila Insomne [es] has convened five intellectuals [es] to discuss and analyze the social movement 15-M (May 15) that has developed in Spain in recent weeks.

Puerto Rico: Fractal is Looking for an Intern

The art blog The Fractal [es] is looking for an intern [es] to work on their project “Be Kind, Digitalize” [es].

Puerto Rico: Book by Julieta Munoz

The digital magazine 80 Grados [es] publishes a fragment of Julieta Muñoz Alvarado's most recent book [es] “Tarareando en clave el son de los 70.”

Puerto Rico: Debate on Media and Politics

Journalist Sandra Rodríguez Cotto analyzes the recent debate [es] on the alleged donations of the largest and most influential newspaper in the Island, El Nuevo Día [es], to the politician...

Puerto Rico: Video on the Gas Pipeline Route

Historian and blogger Ivonne Acosta posts the video of a reportage on the beautiful route [es] through which a proposed gas pipeline will run through. Environmentalists and community activists are...

Puerto Rico: Bloggers Conference

Read the reflections, opinions, and posts on the most recent Bloggers Conference [es] in Puerto Rico.

Spain: Website #tomalaplaza

Protesters in Puerta del Sol, Madrid, have posted their manifesto, communiques, and other information on their daily activities at the website Madrid #tomalaplaza [es].

Puerto Rico: Review of Performance “Esquina Periferia”

The artist, professor and blogger Bernat Tort reviews the most recent artistic performance [es] created by the actor, dancer, and musician Eduardo Alegría, titled “Esquina Periferia.”

Puerto Rico: New digital magzine

Students, activists, journalists and bloggers have launched the digital magazine El Punto [es] to foster a transnational conversation between Puerto Ricans living on the Island and those who belong to...

Spain: Photos of Protests

The photographer Juan Luis Sánchez (@juanlusanchez) of the digital magazine Periodismo Humano is sharing his photos of the protests in Madrid, Spain.

Puerto Rico: A Cry for Justice, No More Violence Against Women

This year in Puerto Rico, 15 women (two more cases are under investigation) have been murdered by their partners or ex partners. In the context of a population of almost...

Puerto Rico: “Fast track” Designations

Law scholar and blogger Hiram Meléndez Juarbe analyzes the worrisome velocity [es] with which the Legislature, dominated by the pro-statehood party, has confirmed two additional judges to the Supreme Court.

Puerto Rico: Honoring Ismael Rivera

In 80 Grados [es] César Colón Montijo honors the memory [es] of one of the greatest salsa singers of all times, Ismael Rivera, “El Sonero Mayor.”

Puerto Rico: New Documentary

@sire_damiano interviews musician and filmmaker Guillermo Gómez Alvarez [es] about his most recent documentary “Una identidad en absurdo” for the music blog Puerto Rico Indie [es].

Cuba: Bloggers, Period

Elaine Díaz reflects on how Cuban bloggers have been artificially divided [es] into two bands: the “pro-government” and the “mercenaries,” erasing the plurality of this small, yet vibrant, blogosphere.

Cuba: Activities Against Homophobia

Blogger and journalist Francisco Rodríguez Cruz discusses [es] the history of, and his participation in, the Cuban Symposium against Homophobia [es], which celebrates it fourth edition this May with events...

Cuba: Low Birth Rates

“What is the problem of low birth rates? That soon there will be very few working age people to maintain many old people. Well, let's try and solve this,” says...

Cuba: Osama Bin Laden's Death

Journalist and blogger Vladia Rubio comments on United States politics [es] and the death of Osama Bin Laden.

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