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.
Latest posts by Firuzeh Shokooh Valle from October, 2011
Puerto Rico: Charly García Turns 60
Chemi González remembers the rock legend from Argentina, Charly García [es], on his 60th birthday.
Puerto Rico: Bike Messengers Take the Streets
At El Punto Es [es] Mariángel González interviews Rafi Robles [es], co-founder of the first bicycle messenger company in Puerto Rico Ecomensajería [es].
Puerto Rico: Sports Journalism and Female Athletes
Blogger and sports journalist Rafael R. Díaz offers a critique of the sexist language sports journalists in Puerto Rico used to describe the triumph of the female basketball team at the Pan American Games [es] being held in Guadalajara, Mexico. The women'es basketball team won the gold medal in a...
Puerto Rico: The Old San Juan in Photos
Another beautiful photo essay of the Old San Juan by blogger Yésica Isabel [es].
Puerto Rico: Remembering Luisa Capetillo
The digital news outlet Noticel published an article commemorating the birth 132 years ago of the pioneering Puerto Rican union leader, anarchist, and feminist Luisa Capetillo [es].
Puerto Rico: Rita Indiana's New Video
The music blog Puerto Rico Indie comments on Dominican singer-songwriter Rita Indiana's most recent video production of her song “Da pa lo do.”
Puerto Rico: “Baleros” by Esoez
Th esoez.com team has posted two episodes of their video series “Baleros.” [es]
Puerto Rico: Mima at the University
The music blog Puerto Rico Indie [es] has posted a collection of photos of the concert [es] that indie singer Mima [es] offered last October 5 at the theater of the University of Puerto Rico to present her latest album, “El Pozo.”
Puerto Rico: “Teatro Breve” on the Net
The group of actors and comedians “Teatro Breve” (literally, Brief Theater) has a new house [es] on the net where fans can find videos, photos, and news of their presentations.
Puerto Rico: The Occupy Movement is Here
Puerto Rico has joined the “Occupy Movement” [es] that has been spreading in many cities around the world, and they will start their occupation this Saturday, October 15, when a worldwide protest is planned to take place.
USA: Documenting Alabama's Immigration Law
People can submit their reports on the impacts of the Alabama anti-immigration law HB 56 to this crowdsourced and open digital map.
Puerto Rico: “Santurce es Ley” in Photos
The website C787studios [es] has posted a wonderful collection of videos and photos of the event Santurce es Ley [es], organized by a collective artistic movement dedicated to revitalizing and connecting the Santurce community, a sector in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico: 40 Days for You
The feminist coalition Movimiento Amplio de Mujeres [es] and an array of feminist organizations has launched the website “40 días por ti: una jornada por el derecho a decidir” [es] (40 days for you, an event in favor of your right to decide) where they are publishing every day during 40...
Puerto Rico: Henry Cole on the Drums
Mariángel González interviews Puerto Rican drummer Henry Cole for El Punto Es [es].
Puerto Rico: Occupy Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico has joined the occupation movement that has spread across the United States, and they are also using Facebook and Twitter to communicate and share information.
USA: Occupy Together
The website Occupy Together offers a wealth of information on the social movements catalyzing in many cities in the United States and in other countries around the world against corporate greed and corruption.