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Isis Ruiz Nieves

Linguist. Avid reader. Citizen of the world. Born and raised in Puerto Rico. I believe in a multidisciplinary education, so I went ahead and got one. I hold a BA in Modern Languages: French and Italian from the University of Puerto Rico, where I took all the courses I was allowed to take. Currently, I am completing a Master's in global affairs and translation studies from the University of Denver.

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Latest posts by Isis Ruiz Nieves

22 June 2019

‘Silence and invisibility hide under the sham that is Mexico’s racial intermixing’

"Intermixing as biopolitics denied the existence of black communities in this land."

12 April 2019

Argentina's Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo find 129th child who went missing during 1970s dictatorship

The newfound daughter had been in touch with the Abuelas since 2013, but only agreed to take a DNA test in 2019. She is yet to meet her biological father and...