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Alan Bailey

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Freelance Spanish to English translator from Chicago, Illinois, USA. If you find him “living” somewhere, it's probably temporary.

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9 December 2013

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Facebook in Guarani: What is Facebook Doing in Paraguay?

What is Facebook looking for in a market of just 6.9 million inhabitants? Gabriela Galilea talks with Laura Gonzalez Eestéfani, Facebook's Director of Latin American Growth.

4 November 2013

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Goodbye “CUC”, Unification of Dual Monetary System Begins in Cuba

The phasing out of the convertible peso (CUC) has received significant attention from the international press, blogs, and economic analysts.

29 July 2013

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Free Assisted Reproduction Could Be Denied to Lesbians and Single Women in Spain

The government is accused of legislating according to their ideology and being strongly influenced by the Catholic church.

9 July 2013

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‘E-Christians’ Reject New US Ambassador to Spain for Being Gay

James Costos, the new US ambassador to Spain, is openly gay. E-Christians, an ultra-catholic website of Catalan origin, has criticized the US for sending Costos to Spain, and they have...

7 November 2012

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Yet Another Political Status Referendum in Puerto Rico

In the fourth political status referendum in its history, Puerto Rico is prepared to choose whether to be annexed to the United States, independent, or a sovereign US commonwealth. Given...

20 October 2012

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Colombia: The “Lleras Law” and Content Creation

We talk with Pilar Sáenz of the Karisma Foundation about the evolution of the controversial Lleras Law, which changes the framework for legislation and regulation of copyrights and intellectual property....

11 October 2012

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The Venezuelan Elections, From Panama

The Venezuelan presidential elections were followed with interest in Panama, both by the Venezuelan community in the country and by Panamanians interested in what would happen in the neighboring country.

28 September 2012

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Mexicans Mourn the Death of Senator Alonso Lujambio

Mexicans from the political sphere and from the public in general mourn the passing of Senator Alonso Lujambio due to illness. Some of the tributes that have been shared on...

6 September 2012

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Mujeres Mundi, “What is the Role of Women in Your Society?”

In the first part of this interview, Xaviera Medina told us about her blog, Mujeres Mundi, where she publishes interviews with women around the world. In this second part, Xaviera...

30 August 2012

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Venezuela: Political Polarization Trumps Amuay Oil Refinery Tragedy

After the Saturday, August 25 explosion at the Amuay oil refinery in the state of Falcón, the political climate in Venezuela became even more tense, which was clearly evident on...

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