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Alexis Faber

I am a U.S. American residing in Colorado, where I am pursuing a certification for translation studies through the University of Denver. I also work as a mental health counselor, where I am fortunate to utilize my English and Spanish abilities to serve struggling adolescents. I aspire to continue to grow as a translator and interpreter in order to contribute to our global community.

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Latest posts by Alexis Faber

3 September 2019

Citizens rally to protect natural area in Mexico

Peña Colorada is an area comprised of more than 12,000 acres, located northeast of Querétaro's capital, Santiago de Querétaro, and one of the most ecologically rich areas of the city.

29 March 2019

A new #MeToo wave is flooding Mexican social media

"As students, colleagues and partners in academia, we join the condemnation movement started by @MeTooWriters, followed by @MeTooFilmMx, and sustained by brave and fed-up women."

13 March 2019

Why the indigenous Pemón people have closed ranks against the government of Nicolás Maduro

In recent years, the Bolivarian president has authorized mineral extraction projects in Pemón territory without their agreement, as well as regularly deployed military forces to their lands.

17 January 2019

Under Peña Nieto, Mexican journalists endured threats, killings — and digital surveillance, say researchers

Advox

"If they killed Javier Valdez [the] most protected member in the field, what can the rest of us expect? It is as if we all have a target on our...

27 December 2018

Venezuelans shudder at news of biometric ID deal with Chinese tech giant

Advox

The Reuters report that revealed the role of Chinese company ZTE in Venezuela shook the networks but surprised just a few.

26 October 2018

Online stories of the Venezuelan exodus

The difficult exodus from Venezuela to other countries in the region can be followed through the stories and recommendations of those who have already left the country.