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Betsy Galbreath

M.A. Global Studies, University of Denver; graduate certificate in Translation Studies, Univ. Denver.

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Latest posts by Betsy Galbreath

10 September 2014

A Bomb Rocks the Santiago Subway, Inflaming Chilean Twitter

Online reactions to September 8 bombing of the Escuela Militar subway station in Santiago reveal the polarization of Chilean society.

5 August 2014

5 Free Apps, Podcasts and Blogs to Learn Quechua

Rising Voices

Quechua does not enjoy much official support in Peru, its country of origin, but new generations are using technology to learn and disseminate the languages belonging to this family.

23 July 2014

The Purple House, a Collective in Colombia's Medellín ‘To Create, Enjoy and Find Ourselves’

Morada, or Casa Morada, is an initiative born in a complex neighborhood of the Colombian city of Medellín. Learn about its various projects that combine art, education and participation.

21 June 2014

Why Some People in Mexico Are Happy to See Michoacán’s Governor Resign

The Governor of Michoacan, a Mexican state besieged by violence, announced he will retire for health reasons.

13 June 2014

Fighting for the Human Right to Water in Mexico City

Access to water is a fundamental right in Mexico and several initiatives are being discussed to ensure that right.

15 May 2014

How Gangs Have Become a Trojan Horse in El Salvador's Security Forces (Part 2)

One hundred members of the Salvadoran security forces have been expelled for ties to gangs. The Salvatrucha prefers to infiltrate the police; Gang 18 with the Army. This institution has...

12 May 2014

How Gangs Have Become a Trojan Horse in El Salvador's Security Forces

One hundred members of Salvadoran security forces have been expelled for ties to gangs. The Salvatrucha prefers to infiltrate the police; Pandilla 18 prefers the army.

9 May 2014

México: Senate Appoints the Seven Commissioners to the New IFAI

The Mexican Senate appointed the seven members of the new IFAI. There are some appointments among the political class.

5 May 2014

Retaking the Streets of Puerto Rico…On a Bicycle

In some urban areas of Puerto Rico, more and more people choose to leave their cars in favor of cycling.

30 April 2014

YouTube Video Series ‘Argumentos’ Offers Insight Into Venezuelan Conflict

'Arguments' is a series of videos on YouTube that offers insights across Venezuelan society through the opinions of various personalities who know about the reality of the country.

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