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In less than one week, 'Cheverito', the cartoon character created by the Ministry of Tourism to boost tourism in Venezuela, was the center of criticism, attack and debates.
This is the music of an entire generation who pushed aside socialism to play the music that they desired, and to dress as they pleased, regardless of the consequences.
In this article, Global Voices continues its look at the relationship between the hosting the World Cup and social unrest.
"It is harder to maintain the balance of freedom than it is to endure the weight of tyranny," said Simón Bolívar, known as the "Liberator" of many South American countries.
Global Voices depends on its hard-working team of volunteer translators like Sonia Ordóñez, who has devoted most of her time to translating Advocacy stories.
In their blog titled No Sabemos Disparar, a group promotes and illustrates their urban action in different communities within and outside of the Venezuelan capital.
Luis Segura, a lieutenant in the Spanish army, is in prison for criticizing the military during interviews for his novel "Un paso al frente" (A step forward).
"Poetas en Marcha is Felipe the janitor, Sofia the overworked and underpaid secretary, the young adults laughing while having a beer after their final exams, the noble lady selling fruit."
Learn a little bit more about Lourdes Sada, one of the volunteer translators and writers who keep Global Voices running.
The second kissing sit-in, or "besada" in Spanish, protested the New Cuban Labor Code, which excludes gender identity as a motive for workplace discrimination.
The soccer star, also know as "Pocho," has won many female admirers at home in Argentina for his chiseled physique.
"Bent" tells the story of the abuse and internment of homosexuals in Nazi Germany leading up to World War II.
The Cuban professional boxer Yuriorkis Gamboa lost by knockout, and his fans used social media massively to support him.
Just a few months ago, Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava was able to shut down «calatravatelaclava.com», an online compilation of his blunders carried out with public funds.
After one of the letters was removed from the online magazine, the author said it was censored.
The second "Kiss Sit-In for Diversity and Equality" in Havana takes place this year during challenging moments for the LGBT community on the Island.
The new Labor Code in Cuba has sparked controversy because it excludes important protections in the workplace for certain marginalized communities, such as transsexual people.
Cubans are increasingly asking for cheaper and broader access to the Internet.
In Cuba, an intrepid connection between virtuality and reality has flourished.