Victoria Robertson

Freelance writer and translator raising three kids to be better citizens of the world.

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Are Zuckerberg and Internet.org Genuinely Good for Panama?

  11 April 2015

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg took advantage of his invitation to attend the Summit of the Americas in Panama City and met with his CEO counterparts in the region to promote Internet.org, a partnership he initiated between big business, non-profit organizations, and communities, the goal of which is to connect more...

Can Artists Earn a Living in the Age of Social Media?

  19 March 2015

Not only can artists live off their work, but the Internet can actually be a lifeline for them in today's increasingly competitive marketplace. The blog RamGon looks into opportunities for painters in social media and, more importantly, into how the medium can help artists to publicize and market their work.  In...

Indigenous Activists Threatened and Attacked in El Cauca, Colombia

  19 March 2015

Several indigenous communities in Colombia continue to be victims of human rights violations and threats by paramilitary groups. Moreover, activists also report being attacked by public security forces and ESMAD, Colombia's mobile anti-riot squad, as exposed by Ama Pachamama in a Facebook post from March 11, 2015: […] A la fecha, se reportan...

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