Juliana Rincón Parra · August, 2011

Latest posts by Juliana Rincón Parra from August, 2011

Afghanistan: Afghan Youth Voices Multimedia Festival

  25 August 2011

In Afghanistan, Internews network is ramping up their efforts to train and motivate Afghan youth to share their perspective on issues that matter to them for the Afghan Youth Voices Festival and Media Camp. They already have many videos documenting different ways in which Afghan youth are reaching out to others.

Costa Rica: Slut Walk Reactions, Religion and Women's Rights

  19 August 2011

Last Sunday 14 August, 2011, the Costa Rican Slut Walk took place in the capital city of San Jose causing both a media and religious backlash due to allegedly violent anti-church chants and performances. The ongoing debate has been covered on both citizen and mass media outlets as people react to the Costa Rican version of this worldwide protest.

Costa Rica: Metropolitan Cathedral will be Surrounded by Sluts

  11 August 2011

This Sunday, the Costa Rican SlutWalk will come together in front of the Metropolitan Cathedral in the capital city of San José. The walk comes as a response to the statements made by a Catholic Bishop and visiting Cardinal during Costa Rica's Patron Saint ceremony on August 2nd, where they...

Chile: Demonstrators Thwart Hooded Violent Protestors

  10 August 2011

Chilean students protesting for educational reforms have been rallying since April and in the process have been forcefully controlled with water cannons and tear gas. A recent video has shown some demonstrators stopping a violent protest; many Chileans have shown support for the students.

Venezuela: A funny tribute song for Google +

  7 August 2011

Infelix and  team of creative friends got together to record the musical video “I'm leaving for Google+” which explains why people are turning away from social network facebook to the newest network from Google. Based on Spanish group Mecano‘s song “No party in NY”, it switches up the lyrics and...

Chile: Starbucks Baristas Hunger Strike for Higher Wages

  4 August 2011

Chilean Starbucks workers have revealed that their country's baristas are paid less per hour than the cost of a cup of coffee. Three employees are now on hunger strike demanding better working conditions, but Starbucks has yet to even respond to their requests.

Mexico: Portrayals of a Culture… of Violence?

  1 August 2011

Even though other parts of the world are experiencing high levels of violence, Mexico's case attracts our attention with the apparent inability of the government and its institutions to face the epidemic. Do the media: mass and independent, have a part to play in this struggle?

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