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Firuzeh Shokooh Valle · June, 2012

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 June, 2012

Puerto Rico: Women and Cyberactivism

  25 June 2012

The feminist coalition Coordinadora Paz para la Mujer has convened people to send contributions (in Spanish) for the next edition of their magazine, which will be dedicated to cyberactivism and feminism. Deadline is July 16, 2012.

Puerto Rico: Indie Music Coming Soon

  25 June 2012

The music blog Puerto Rico Indie announces [es] it's next edition of the video series Archipiélago, in which the bands Las Robertas from Costa Rica and Dávila 666 from Puerto Rico will be performing. Stay tuned.

Puerto Rico: Impunity Island

  24 June 2012

Blogger Ed Morales comments on recently released American Civil Liberty Union's (ACLU) report (PDF) on police brutality in Puerto Rico: “The report echoes a previous, scathing one on police brutality and abuse of civil rights in Puerto Rico released last September (PDF) by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), which put the island commonwealth’s...

Puerto Rico: Goodbye, Mara Negrón

  24 June 2012

The digital magazine 80 Grados dedicates [es] it's edition to scholar and professor of the University of Puerto Rico Mara Negrón, 51, who died in Paris due to a very recently diagnosed leucemia.

Puerto Rico: The Transnational Challenge

  14 June 2012

Deepak Lamba Nieves, PhD student who investigates Dominican transnational migration, writes about the challenges of understanding migration [es] with a transnational lens, and debunks myths and stereotypes about contemporary migratory processes.

Cuba: The Stereotype

  14 June 2012

Journalist, blogger and Global Voices author Elaine Díaz problematizes the pervasive stereotypes [es] on the Cuban government.

Puerto Rico: Plagiarism and Mainstream Media

  13 June 2012

Journalist and blogger Sandra Rodríguez Cotto wrote a series of three posts [es] on plagiarism and the common practice of not giving credit to the original sources of information in mainstream media in Puerto Rico.

Puerto Rico: Inspiring Digital Storytelling

  13 June 2012

Esta Vida Boricua (This Puerto Rican Life) is an interactive digital project  that aims “to engage the reader/viewer in an experience of resonance and connection” with “spoken histories,” “autotopographies” (life narratives), memoirs and personal essays  that combine textual, visual and audio elements by Puerto Rican who live on the island and...

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