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
‘Spain Is a Corruptocracy': Netizens Slam Google News Tax
News aggregator Google News has announced the shutdown of its Spanish subsidiary starting December 16, 2014 due to the tax imposed by the new Intellectual Property Law.
They Don't Speak Spanish in the Philippines?
Some Latin Americans tend to think, based on lessons in primary school, that Spanish is spoken in the Philippines. Find out why that's not the case.
Mexico's Missing Ayotzinapa Students Are More Than Just a Number
Actors and illustrators are dedicating work to the missing student teachers in an effort to humanize them beyond the oft-cited number 43.
The New York Times Joins Clamor to Change US Policy Toward Cuba
The newspaper has called on President Obama to make a litany of changes to the country's foreign policy toward its Caribbean neighbor, including ending its embargo and resuming diplomatic relations.
Dominican Republic Found Guilty of Discrimination Against Haitians
According to reports from Spanish newspaper El País, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (CIDH) found the government of the Dominican Republic guilty of discriminating against Haitians and descendants of Haitians born in the country in a ruling issued on Wednesday, October 22. The CIDH, based in San José, Costa Rica,...
Mayor and Wife Suspected in Missing Students Case Arrested in Mexico City
Those responsible for the Ayotzinapa crimes have been identified as José Luis Abarca and María de los Ángeles Pineda, both of whom were arrested in Mexico City.
#LeyChavez: Peru's Chavez Law Could Endanger Email Privacy in the Workplace
The bill popularly known as #LeyChavez would regulate the use of information technology in the workplace. But how invasive is the bill?
Mexican University Students Go On Strike Over Ayotzinapa Tragedy
"They were taken alive, we want them back alive!" The student community in Mexico shows their solidarity for the missing students of Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, which remains unresolved.
Argentinian Motorcylists Fight Against Discriminatory Regulations
New security measures imposed on Argentinian motorcyclists have generated an unexpectedly strong protest movement.
Trailblazing ‘Soda Pop Anthology’ Showcases Comics by Puerto Rican Women
The anthology, published by Soda Pop Comics, an indie studio of female comics writers, wants to bring greater visibility and acceptance for women creators.
An Interview With Silvia Viñas, True Citizen of the World
Let's get to know Silvia Viñas, former Global Voices Latin America editor who has lived throughout the region and Spain.
Why Do So Many Women in Mexico Give Birth Via Caesarean Section?
In Mexico, nine out of ten births in private hospitals and four out of ten in public hospitals are performed via C-section, according to figures from National Health Information System.
La Respuesta, an Online Magazine by and for the Millions of Puerto Ricans Living in the US
"One of our core values is to look critically at oppressive elements such as colonialism, racism, trans/ homophobia, sexism..." explains Xavier Burgo Peña, editor and co-founder of "La Respuesta."
Take a Musical Tour of Latin America's Talented Subway Performers
Some cities ban them, but the musicians found in the subways of Buenos Aires, Quito, Caracas, and Mexico City liven up an otherwise dull commute on public transportation.
Trafficked Ecuadorian Children Pass Through Hell on the Way to the US
Ecuadorian minors start dangerous journeys to the United States in search of the American dream. For 12-year-old Nohemí Álvarez Quillay, the voyage ended up costing her her life.
Colombia’s Medellín Metro Says No to Music and Poetry, But Passengers Say Otherwise
Columbians are thinking twice about the treatment of passengers aboard the Medellín Metro, after several incidents publicized online have raised awareness about the metro's draconian treatment of riders.
The Fight Against Mining's Destructive Consequences in Colombia
Mining generates social conflict, human rights violations for vulnerable populations, and a negative environmental impact, among other problems.
GKill City, a Site for ‘Countercultural Journalism’ in Ecuador, Turns Three
It's the country's only 2.0 media outlet that gives a voice to different ideologies and perspective. Journalists and citizens from all walks of life write for the site.
Why July 25 Is a Tragic Date in Puerto Rican History
Constitution Day is celebrated on July 25, but it is also the date of the U.S. invasion in 1898 and the murder of two young pro-independence activists.
Oscar López Rivera Has Spent 33 Years Behind Bars in the US. Puerto Ricans Say That's 33 Too Many
Oscar López Rivera's imprisonment has received attention in recent weeks in various media outlets and at the United Nations from people who support his release.
What Would Happen If the Ban on U.S. Travel to Cuba Were Lifted?
If the ban on U.S. travel to Cuba is lifted, private entrepreneurs residing on the island could bring in over $47 million in revenue each year.