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Lully Posada

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

5 October 2015

Murder and Abortion Cases Highlight Continuing Injustices Against Women in Colombia

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.

2 September 2015

As Colombians Are Deported En Masse, Venezuelans Speak Out Against the Government

On social media, people spoke out against authorities' actions with hashtags such as #ParceVenezuelaTeQuiere (Venezuela loves you, friend) and #ChamoColombiaTeQuiere (Colombia loves you, dude).

11 July 2015

Who is Responsible for the Explosions in Bogota, Colombia?

Two small bombs explosions in Bogota left eight injured.

3 May 2015

The Wayúu Indigenous Community in Colombia and Venezuela Is Dying of Thirst

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.

2 May 2015

Teachers Strike in Colombia Leaves More Than 8 Million Students Without Class

The Federation of Colombian Education Workers has led Colombian teachers to go on strike to improve teachers' rights throughout the country

17 March 2015

Back-to-Back Murders of Journalists Raise Concerns in Colombia

The murders of Colombian Edgar 'Quintin' Quintero and Luis Peralta highlight the dangers journalists face in Colombia today.

13 October 2014

Colombia's “Citizen Porfolio” Program Could Infringe Privacy Rights (And More)

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The "Citizen Portfolio" policy would store citizen data -- ranging from passport numbers to health information -- all in one place.

28 April 2014

Colombia: Gustavo Petro Returns as Mayor of Bogotá

The Superior Court of Bogotá issued a judgment which reinstates Gustavo Petro in his post as mayor of Bogotá. The reactions for and against were immediate.

25 April 2014

Fighting Rising Acid Attacks Against Women in Colombia

A recent spate of acid attacks against women in Colombia provokes feelings of sadness and hopelessness among its citizens.

22 April 2014

Tweet Against García Márquez Generates Outrage in Colombia

A Colombian congresswoman's tweet referencing the recently deceased Gabriel Garcia Marquez stirred up commotion a few hours after the Colombian laureate passed away.

3 April 2014

Environmental Emergency: Drought Kills Thousands of Animals in Colombia

More than 20 000 animals are reportedly dead due to the drought in Casanare, Colombia. Citizens and activists are using social networks to attract attention to this environmental emergency.

24 March 2014

President Santos Confirms the Dismissal of Bogotá Mayor Gustavo Petro

The Colombian president did not adopt precautionary measures by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights for Gustavo Petro to continue as mayor of Bogotá, the country's capital.

21 February 2014

There Will Be No Peace in Colombia Without Women

In response to the lack of female representation in peace talks, a website gives a voice to Colombian women who have dedicated their lives to the fight for peace.

13 November 2013

Justin Bieber's Graffiti Sparks Protests by Colombian Graffiti Artists

The police, who protected the singer while he sprayed graffiti, were heavily criticized, since a police officer is on trial for the murder of a young graffiti artist in Bogota.

28 October 2013

PHOTOS: Muralists ‘Paint Resistance’ in Toribío, Colombia

From October 19 to 26, a 'minga' - collective work done in favor of a community - united over 60 artists from Colombia and other parts of Latin America.

5 March 2013

Medellín, Colombia: Innovative but Unequal

On March 1, WSJ Magazine announced that Medellín had been chosen as the most innovative city of the world in the contest “City of the Year.” That same day, the...


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