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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

  14 September 2012

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 Station (ISS), a habitable satellite that orbits the Earth at an altitude between 330 km (205 mi) and 410 km (255 mi).

Puerto Rico: Photography at the Biennial

  4 September 2012

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 Rico. Twenty nine local and international photographers will be exhibiting their pieces. The digital magazine Revista Cruce comments on the...

Puerto Rico: “Ragga Muffin Style”

  4 September 2012

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 very different style compared to what has come out of the reggae scene here on the island – Ragga brings...

Cuba: The Census and the Invisible

  4 September 2012

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 the category of civil unions.

Cuba: On Euphemisms

  4 September 2012

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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