Born and raised in the U.S., I moved to Chile in 1996. I hold a BA from New York University and an MBA from Loyola University Maryland. Recently, I completed an online translation studies certificate. In my free time, I love to travel, practice Bikram Yoga, play my cello, drink coffee and read. Check out my blog posts at https://community.globalvoices.org/author/kristina-edinger/
Latest posts by Kristina Edinger
"It seems that every time #futfem takes a step forward, some men have to come out their caves and make a scene"."Iros a la cocina, iros a fregar, sois unas mierdas, sois...
Before the project began, one-fifth of the school's students had been absent. Now they're all back in the classroom.
As Mexico enters the twelfth year of its armed conflict, the president-elect sparks controversy proposing to militarize the police.
Mexicans eat more processed food than most Latin American countries despite the country's nutritious indigenous dishes.
Reports of new Internet blocks sound alarms and point to a possible escalation in communication and information control.
The Nauta Hogar Internet program is a step forward, but it is still not the solution for Cuban businesses in the technology sector.
"Your censorship is in the closure of concerts...It was always there, you only legalized it. Then you accuse us of politicizing art...Stop already with the repression...."
"I imagine Venezuela's [next] generation. . . A generation for whom dissent goes against the idea of the nation. A country of indoctrination, without arguments or debate. A silent country."
Support for the movement has expanded on social media to include similar struggles in other counties.
"Chávez's eyes are on display throughout Venezuela [...] All with the same intention [...] to tell us: "We are the power and we are watching you".
Michel Gonzalez Nuñez: “I imagine it is shocking to approve a ‘homosexual’ law in a ‘revolution’ so pumped with testosterone.”
"If only partially granting rights and liberties makes a society "revolutionary", then someone needs to explain to me what "revolutionary" means. To me, this is a contradiction."
"In addition to being considered a homophobic scream, the “EEEEEH P…” could cause serious problems for the Mexican National Team" according to FIFA rules.
The signing of 10 presidential decrees is the center of an agitated debate in the press and online.
"The legal possibilities are next to none. The act of making an accusation is a gesture of symbolic justice. It is the first step in facing the trauma."
"If the law is not approved, those responsable for that torture and the eventual deaths will be the deputies who voted against it..."