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Amy Gulvin

Contributor profile · 15 posts · joined 29 October 2012

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I'm an English native speaker from the UK, and I also speak Spanish and Mandarin. I have a Post-Graduate Diploma in Translation Studies with Distinction and am a fully certified member of NZSTI (New Zealand Society of Translators and Interpreters.) I enjoy languages because I am so interested in people from different places. I believe translation is really important in helping to bring people together.

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25 March 2014

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The ‘Protest of all Protests’ Calls for Constitutional Reform in Chile

More than 40 civil organisations (with the exception of students) gathered more than a hundred thousand people in Santiago to demand a new constitution by way of a constituent assembly.

1 November 2013

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Unchecked Violence Continues in Michoacán, Mexico

Violence and impunity continue in the state of Michoacán while every day more people are talking about a 'Failed State.'

24 September 2013

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Latin America: “Where do the Disappeared go?”

The internet is a source of innumerable initiatives and stories that remember the disappeared and fight against impunity.

8 August 2013

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United States Embargo Breaks Into the Intimate Lives of Cubans

What do Cuban bloggers think about the United States' embargo against Cuba? Elaine Díaz tells us.

9 July 2013

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Anonymous Leaks the Accounts of Spain's Governing Party

Global hacktivist group Anonymous has leaked the 1990-2011 financial accounts of the governing Partido Popular to the Internet.

11 June 2013

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Puerto Rico: “Freedom for Oscar López Rivera, Now!”

More and more people have united in the campaign for the release of Oscar López Rivera, the longest-serving political prisoner in Latin America. Politicians of all ideologies in Puerto Rico,...

31 May 2013

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What's Going on in Michoacán, Mexico?

Is Michoacán a failed state? The state is besieged by organized crime and has lawlessness problems, with self-defence groups and in some regions with religious fanaticism. Governor Fausto Vallejo, meanwhile,...

14 May 2013

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Spain: Bullfighting Nuns vs. Animal-Loving Children

The children of "El cuarto hocico", a virtual animal protection group in the form of a blog created by children from Orba de Muel school (Spain), offered the nuns of...

4 April 2013

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Argentina: Floods in Buenos Aires Leave 35 Dead

The province of Buenos Aires was severely affected by abundant rainfall recorded during the night of the 1st and 2nd of April. Recurrent damage caused by the rains have prompted...

20 March 2013

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Puerto Rico Second in the Caribbean Final of the World Baseball Classic

Although Puerto Rico did not win the World Baseball Classic, the country played memorably, managing to position itself as the number two team. Twitter users congratulated the Dominican Republic, which...

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