Marianna is an avid lover of the Spanish language who also happens to speak Russian because she was born in Kiev. These days she can be found in New York City working as GV's Project Manager for Translation Services.
Latest posts by Marianna Breytman from July, 2011
Blog Carnival: Mexico – Citizenry, Violence and Blogs
Global Voices in Spanish has the pleasure of announcing a new edition of its Blog Carnival, which will be focused on bloggers and Internet users from Mexico, along the topic "Mexico: Citizenry, violence and blogs." Find out how, when and where you can participate or get involved by reading this post.
Colombia: 201 Years of Independence
As we announced in a recent post, Colombia commemorated its day of independence this past July 20. The Internet, as expected, was the scene of many opinions and events that varied from pride of having been born in said country to political criticism.
Panama: Presidential Insults Online
Panamanian President, Ricardo Martinelli, sparked controversy on Twitter after allegedly insulting a user who criticized him in a rude manner. But the President denies that any insult was intended. Netizens discuss the furore.
Argentina: The 2011 ‘Copa América’, Lionel Messi and Argentines
The 2011 'Copa America' in Argentina has generated many reactions, particularly with respect to player Lionel Messi and his performance in this football competition. Do Argentines love Messi or not?
Venezuela: 200 Years of Independence
During the week of July 5, Venezuela celebrated 200 years of independence from Spain. Diverse participation was seen online; congratulations, cheerful comments and videos of dances, parades and concerts were shown. Nevertheless, the division of political opinions continued, and many bloggers took to the occasion to share reflections about history and identity.
Mexico: Reactions Following Elections in the State of Mexico
In the July 3 elections of the State of Mexico, social networks and citizen media served as a forum for expressing the most diverse opinions regarding the electoral session, in addition to the reasons and consequences of PRI candidate Eruviel Ávila's victory.