Latest posts by Raquel Marin
26 August 2014
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.
13 August 2014
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.
11 August 2014
"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.
4 August 2014
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.
1 August 2014
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.
29 July 2014
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."
21 July 2014
Learn a little bit more about Lourdes Sada, one of the volunteer translators and writers who keep Global Voices running.
13 July 2014
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.
10 July 2014
7 July 2014
"Bent" tells the story of the abuse and internment of homosexuals in Nazi Germany leading up to World War II.
3 July 2014
2 July 2014
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.
1 July 2014
30 June 2014
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.