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Ayoola Alabi

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Latest posts by Ayoola Alabi

3 July 2012

Mexico: Reactions on Twitter following the Elections

Following the presidential election, Mexicans are expressing themselves on Twitter regarding election day and the preliminary results that have been officially released and which favour the candidate Enrique Peña from...

2 July 2012

Brazil: The Debate About Natural Childbirth

In Brazil's private sector, over 85% of births are caesarian, even though the World Health Organisation recommends that they not exceed 15% of total births. The high prevalence of this...

1 August 2011

Puerto Rico: “The Point Is” to Cross Borders and Facilitate Dialogue

The online publication "El punto es…" [The pint is...] was created by a group of Puerto Ricans who were fed up with having limited access to information regarding what was...

19 June 2011

Venezuela: Arguments For and Against the Smoking Ban

It is no secret that smokers and non-smokers argue over issues regarding health, air and the freedom of choice. However, many people have used different modes of citizen media to...

15 June 2011

Brazil: The Chilling Beauty of the Green Desert

Where jungle was once seen, green woodland can now be seen. Bloggers comment on the beauty, environmental impact and the social consequences which are being brought to the country by...

11 June 2011

Panama: Boxing Commentator's Presidential Aspirations

In Panama, despite the next elections being two years away, the media has already started speculating about potential candidates and winners. One potential nomination for president which caused the most...

28 May 2011

Peru: Growing Debate Regarding Genetically Modified Farming

The official signing of Decree 003, which permits the import of genetically modified seeds into the country, continues to generate debate between those in favor of the widespread use of...

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