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Silvia Viñas · June, 2013

Uruguayan-Spanish journalist, editor, and blogger. Currently living in Chile, tweeting in English and Spanish under @silviavinas, and blogging on silviavinas.com

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Latest posts by Silvia Viñas from June, 2013

Snowden Asylum, the US and Latin America

[…] as Snowden seeks a safe haven in Latin America, attention is drawn to the history of United States policy towards the region and to the growing independence and pro-democracy...

Mexican Reporter to US Colleagues: Investigate Corruption

“The battle we have at hand is not only for freedom of expression. It is for peoples’ right to be informed.”

Indigenous Land in Panama Sold to Developers

“They said they would make a program to help people, but they really wanted our signatures to sell [the land]. They lied to us and now we have realized this,”

ABRE LATAM: Open Data Unconference

Fernando Briano from Picando Código informs [es] about the upcoming unconference ABRE LATAM [es], organized by D.A.T.A. [es] and Ciudadano Inteligente [es], on June 24 and 25 in Montevideo, Uruguay....

PHOTOS: World Day Against Monsanto in Mexico

Upside Down World has posted a photo essay by Andalusia Knoll on World Day Against Monsanto in Mexico.

Colectivo Nómada: Latin American Documentary Photography

PHOTOS: ‘A Window into Paraguay for the World’

In the blog Yluux, Paraguayan photographers Tetsu Espósito and Elton Núñez cover different themes and stories through photos of nature, religious traditions, sports, music, and more.

Latin American Investigative Journalism Award

Transparency International (TI) and the Instituto Prensa y Sociedad (Press and Society Institute, IPYS), with the kind support of the Open Society Foundations, are organising a new edition of the...

Inclusive Citizen Reporters in Ecuador

Earlier this year, Ecuadorian journalist Christian Espinosa [es] offered workshops for citizen journalists with disabilities on how to cover the presidential elections. Jacinto Lajas Portillo highlights the initiative in Periodismo...

Bolivia's Water War Hero

“We didn’t just recuperate our water; we broke an economic model that not only expropriated resources but also our spirit. We broke with authoritarianism. We forced them to understand that...

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