English-language teacher, linguist and lover of all things latina. Currently translating for Global Voices. Committed to the pursuit of knowledge and truth. Strong interests in topics surrounding identity, localization and global/humanitarian diplomacy/ policy. All contradictions intended.
Latest posts by Alexandra Quinn
17 April 2015
Colombian immigrants have displayed remarkable solidarity by volunteering for relief work in Chile's flooded cities, challenging many Chileans' anti-immigrant prejudices.
3 March 2015
15 October 2013
Urtecho will be suspended for 120 days and charged constitutionally. If proven that Congressman was involved in various corrupt acts, a 15-year jail sentence awaits him.
28 August 2013
26 June 2013
Following the trend that marked protests in Brazil in the last few weeks, some 3000 people took to the streets of Paraguay's capital to make their voices heard in protest...
19 June 2013
Amongst Colombian Twitter users, the trend of publishing phrases from Vallenato songs -under the tag #Elvallenatomeenseñó (Vallenato taught me)- has emerged, with the intention of highlighting famous lyrics immortalised in...
11 March 2013
Banuchi's career path can be seen in the transformation that his illustrations have had in the last five years. The technique has been refined, and the topics point towards an...
8 March 2013
Omar Banuchi, a quiet, introverted boy that didn't leave the family appartment much, could easily connect with the stories of superheros capabale of supporting the weight of the world on...
6 March 2013
Hugely influenced by the culture of fan boy from comics such as Marvel or DC, Banuchi has fully installed himself in the indie scene of Puerto Rico, where his pixelated...