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Melissa Wise · March, 2016

Freelance translator based in Mexico City. Passionate about social justice, environmental awareness, and human and animal rights.

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Latest posts by Melissa Wise from March, 2016

I Found My Voice in Spanish, a Language Once Used to Subjugate My Ancestors

In part two of her post, Shirley Campbell examines how Spanish is a language at once discriminatory and liberating.

Hugo Chávez's Fictional Transgender Sister Is Breaking Down Walls in Venezuela

Hugo Chávez's fictional transgender twin aims to challenge the former president's personal myth while putting Venezuela's LGBT community front and center.

Latin America's Informal Recyclers Push for Recognition and Protection on International Waste Pickers’ Day

Recyclers make many contributions through their work, including creating jobs and reducing municipal spending on waste management

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