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Juliana Rincón Parra · April, 2010

Peruvian-Colombian with a BA in Drama and a passion for life, currently based in Colombia. I also work with the Participatory Culture Foundation on the Amara Subtitles project as the Central and South America Coordinator. I've been with Global Voices since 2006 when I started as a volunteer author for Costa Rica and it changed my life.

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Latest posts by Juliana Rincón Parra from April, 2010

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Video: Three Latin American Viral Sensations Unite for Israel

  28 April 2010

Through the Latin American social networks there is a new video spreading like wildfire: it unites three of the most recent viral video sensations in one. Peruvian La Tigresa del Oriente, Wendy Sulca and Ecuadorian Delfin Quishpe virtually united to sing "I'll dance in your lands", a song about Israel. None of them have visited Israel, but that didn't stop them from singing about the beauty of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.

Video: Discovering the Origins of a World Cup Song

  23 April 2010

You've probably heard the song, and Chief Boima of WFMU's Beware of the Blog in New Jersey decided to track down the origins of the “Waka Waka” song,  which is the 2010  FIFA World Cup Anthem to be sung by Shakira in South Africa.  Check out his post to see...

Peru: Imprisoned Police Officers Use YouTube to Call Strike

  5 April 2010

Through YouTube,  two imprisoned police syndicate leaders managed to send out their calls for a Police strike protesting low salaries on April 5th. Although they are in jail for organizing a previous strike, that didn't stop Edward Casas and Richard Ortega Quispe from lending their voices to make the call...

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Video: South American Games in Medellin, Colombia

  3 April 2010

These past two weeks were full of sport activities and celebration in Medellin, Colombia while the city hosted the IX South American Games (ODESUR) where different Latin American countries competed for medals in a variety of sports. Locals and visitors paused their routines to visit the facilities and watch the games.

Piola: Latin American Valleys in Web Conference

  1 April 2010

Last Monday March 29th, the Pio.la project, a platform for online web conferences had the first Latin American Valley web conference, where organizers from the different “Valleys” let everyone else know how their online communities – made up of developers, designers, entrepreneurs and others who are helping build the local...

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