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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.

To see articles written in Spanish for Global Voices en Español and then translated into English, click here

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Latest posts by Lully Posada

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Colombian Teachers Begin National Strike

Freedom of the Press in Colombia

Peace Demonstrations Kick Off in Colombia

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...

Indigenous Severely Affected by Colombian Armed Conflict

Colombian ‘Tiger’ Radamel Falcao, Nominated for FIFA Ballon d'Or

The Spanish football club Atlético de Madrid has launched a video promoting Colombian striker Radamel Falcao's bid to become the 2012 FIFA Ballon d'Or. The campaign has been well received...

Colombia: Kien&Ke's Director Resigns After Journalist's Dismissal

Colombia: Journalist Fired Over Article About Oil Company

Colombian journalist Daniel Pardo was fired from the website Kien&Ke after publishing a column about the influence exerted by the Canadian oil company Pacific Rubiales in media like W Radio....

Colombian Senator Removed and Disqualified, Triumph for Social Networks?

On October 16, 2012 the Attorney General's Office dismissed Senator Eduardo Merlano from office, disqualifying him from holding public office for 10 years after finding him guilty of taking advantage...

Colombia to Close ‘Week of Indignation’ with Nationwide Protests

Colombians will close a 'week of indignation' on October 12 with nationwide protests. The activities held during the week and the march scheduled for Friday seek to mobilize Colombians who...

Colombia: Citizens Support Lawsuit Against Lleras Law

Internet Activa: Online Course for Digital Activists

Colombia: Miners Flee from Killings and Attacks

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