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Andrea Arzaba

Andrea Arzaba is a journalist and a media creative from Mexico. She is currently studying a MA in Latin American Studies, with a concentration on development, in Washington DC.

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Latest posts by Andrea Arzaba

27 September 2012

Mexico: Writing from Jail

Enrique Aranda Ochoa writes literature from jail. Convicted of kidnapping in 1997 with a sentence of 50 years in prison, Enrique has used his time in jail to write six...

12 August 2012

Mexico Wins Historic Football Gold Medal

For the first time in the country's Olympic history, Mexico won a gold medal in Men's Football. On August 11, 2012, the country celebrated as the Olympic team beat Brazil...

1 August 2012

Mexico: Embroidering for Peace

Men and women of all ages have come together in cities like Guadalajara, Monterrey and Mexico City, to embroider the names of the victims of Mexico's Drug War onto white...

24 July 2012

Mexico: Tijuana's Unexpected Cinema Movement

Mexican border city Tijuana has an international reputation as both a dangerous town and a temptingly thrilling spring break destination. However, it is now in the international spotlight for a...

3 July 2012

Mexico: Student Movement #YoSoy132 Protests Election Results

Days after the presidential elections, supporters and members of the student movement #YoSoy132 continue using social networks to voice their concerns over the preliminary results. They have also taken to...

16 May 2012

Mexico: Netizens Say Goodbye to Writer Carlos Fuentes

On May 15, 2012, Latin America lost one of its most important contemporary writers. Mexican author Carlos Fuentes died in Mexico City, at the age of 83. Netizens all over...

8 May 2012

Mexico: Citizens Disappointed After Presidential Candidate Debate

Mexican netizens closely followed the presidential candidate debate which took place on Sunday, May 6. Most were disappointed by the lack of proposals presented by the candidates. Here are some...

19 April 2012

Mexico City Netizens Celebrate World Bicycle Day

Netizens in Mexico City are celebrating World Bicycle Day by sharing their cycling experiences through blogs and Twitter. They are also trying to raise awareness about the risks of using...

17 March 2012

Mexico: Candidate Vázquez Mota Angers University Students

Presidential candidate and Ibero-American University alumni Josefina Vázquez Mota caused anger and confusion amongst Mexican youth after telling students at the Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM), "I am not...

14 February 2012

Mexico: PEN Protesta! International Writers Protest in Solidarity With Mexican Colleagues

On January 29, PEN International, the world’s oldest international literary and human rights organization, held an event in Mexico City called PEN Protesta! to show international solidarity with Mexican writers,...

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