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Firuzeh Shokooh Valle · September, 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 September, 2012

Puerto Rico from Above

The Caribbean Society of Astronomy posted [es] some of the astonishing images that astronaut Joseph Acabá-of Puerto Rican descendance- shot of the island on September 1st, 2012, from the International Space...

Cuba: Blackout Leaves Millions in the Dark

The digital magazine Café Fuerte informs of the major blackout on September 9, 2012 that left almost half of the Island–from central to western Cuba– and 5 million people without...

Puerto Rico: Photography at the Biennial

The 8th edition of the International Photography Biennial of Puerto Rico [es] will be inaugurated this Thursday September 6, 2012, at the Museum of the Americas, in Old San Juan, Puerto...

Puerto Rico: “Ragga Muffin Style”

DJ Nature and SPIK Records present the latest musical production of Young Ragga, “Ragga Muffin Style”. In the music blog Puerto Rico Indie, DJ Nature comments [es]: For me it's a...

Puerto Rico: Bloggers on the Rise

Journalist and blogger Sandra Rodríguez Cotto comments [es] on some of the discussions at the recent Puerto Rico Bloggers Conference.

Cuba: The Census and the Invisible

Blogger and gay rights activist Francisco Rodríguez Cruz offers a critique [es] of the fact that the Cuban Census-which will start next September 15, 2012-will not count same sex partnerships under...

Cuba: On Euphemisms

Blogger Miriam Celaya offers a critique [es] of Cuban official press and it's coverage of the impact of recent outbreaks of cholera and dengue on the Island.

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