I am a social communicator and currently live in Medellín, Colombia. I enjoy to travel, learn about different cultures, and interact with human diversity. I am also co-founder of the digital magazine equinoXio in Spanish and interviewer of global bloggers in the section “Naked in my Balcony.” In addition, I am a member of HiperBarrio and write in my personal blog Reflexiones al Desnudo.
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Latest posts by Lully Posada
Women footballers rise above the challenges of discrimination, sexual harassment, and unequal pay.
The year 2020 was marked by the role of feminist and social movements in helping bring about immense political changes in Latin America and the Caribbean despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
In Colombia, a new generation of journalists are fighting self-censorship and investigating corruption.
Almost half of Colombia's population depend on informal work.
"Who is going to go to the regions that voted for YES to explain to them what's the route to follow after the NO won in the national referendum?"
"I'm a direct victim of war and armed conflict. Yet if I have to give my hand to the murderers, I'm ready to do so because I believe in forgiveness."
Lawmakers want to "suspend US aid to Honduran police and military until human rights violations by security forces cease and those responsible for of such crimes are brought to justice.”
"The day I wake up without the will to change the world, will be the day the world has changed me."
"We demand that the Honduras government put an end to the murders of environmental activists. Stop killing us for defending our rights."
The final and hopefully definitive phase of a peace process is underway and the Colombian government is preparing for post-conflict reconciliation with its new plan “Peace for Colombia.”
"By publishing the video of the ex-deputy minister, you have made yourself I would argue an example of what future journalists should NOT do."
Every year, an average of 100 people suffer an acid attack in Colombia, where recently a law was passed to tough sentences and take judicial benefits away from the perpetrators.
"...limitation of freedom of expression must be necessary and proportionate, that is, it must be the only and most effective means, something which is not true in this case."
A female journalist's brazen murder and the news of an actress facing criminal charges for an abortion reminds Colombians that justice is not carried out equally when it involves women.
On social media, people spoke out against authorities' actions with hashtags such as #ParceVenezuelaTeQuiere (Venezuela loves you, friend) and #ChamoColombiaTeQuiere (Colombia loves you, dude).
Two small bombs explosions in Bogota left eight injured.
The main river running through the community's region was dammed with its water privatized for the world's largest coal mine and commercial agriculture.
The Federation of Colombian Education Workers has led Colombian teachers to go on strike to improve teachers' rights throughout the country