Journalist and editorial manager for Caracas Chronicles and Cinco8 and Media analyst for Global Voices. Specialized in covering gender, humanitarian emergencies, LGBTQ communities, migration and sexual and reproductive rights.
Latest posts by Gabriela Mesones Rojo
Venezuelan authorities spied on 20% of major telecom's clients
A major telecommunications company released a report giving evidence of privacy abuse on behalf of Maduro's government.
How the Venezuelan government uses social media to cover up its biggest corruption case
Alex Saab’s case has become one of the most relevant incidents to understand Maduro’s propaganda machine in Venezuela, and the effect it has on social and political events.
Five Latin American media that refuse to be silenced
Journalism in Latin America is facing many forms of silencing. These independent outlets break through censorship with innovative ideas.
Not just ‘Jingle Bells:’ Listen to these Christmas songs from Latin America
Listen to the songs played in Mexico, Cuba, El Salvador, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Bolivia, Peru and Brazil.
#YoTeCreoVZLA: The movement that breaks the long silence on sexual abuse in Venezuela
A new wave of accusations has given rise to Venezuela's #MeToo movement.
2020: The year of feminist struggles and political resistance in Latin America
The year 2020 was marked by the role of feminist and social movements in helping bring about immense political changes in Latin America and the Caribbean despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
WhatsApp is the new tool for Venezuelan feminists during the pandemic
Global Voices interviewed the leads of four projects that aim to help women facing violence during the pandemic.
How indigenous peoples resist COVID-19 in South America
"In this struggle for life, which dates back to our ancestor's memory, we will continue to demand the fulfillment of our rights."
Venezuelan government stigmatizes and blames returned migrants for COVID-19 spread
“If I could go back to Venezuela, I’d hug my family. But it’s a dangerous road back home, and it’s even more dangerous once we get there”.
Rooftop cultural events allow Venezuelan residents to momentarily escape COVID-19 through art
"We want to dream. We are the generation that fights and loves its community, despite the social conflicts and inequalities, we live in a constant learning process."
US and Venezuelan politicians accuse Maduro of instigating violence during BLM protests
US and Venezuelan politicians believe that President Nicolas Maduro was behind the looting and violent protests during Black Lives Matter demonstrations in the United States.
COVID-19 on the front lines: An interview with Ecuador’s Red Cross
"At the Red Cross we believe in humanity, in alleviating human suffering in every circumstance."
Chilean women proclaim: ‘We are no longer afraid’
"We are tired of the abuse, of the constant violence. Everything we do is questioned, we encountered obstacles over and over again just to live a normal life. It is over, we are no longer afraid."
‘For this new generation of women, the public body is political,’ says founder of Chilean feminist political party
Pía Barros is a co-founder of the Feminist Alternative Party, one of the new platforms that emerged in Chile in the wake of the 2019-2020 protests.