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Catherine Randall

Contributor profile · 18 posts · joined 13 February 2014

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New York-based freelance translator: French, Spanish, and Russian to English. I'm happy to use my love of languages to contribute to the Global Voices community! I consider myself a lifelong language student – there's always more to learn!

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21 April 2014

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French NGO Tackles the ‘Roma Question’ Through Community Building Projects

The Embassy of PEROU aims to bring together suburb residents and their shantytown neighbors by building community centers together and improving general living conditions.

19 April 2014

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Chile Struck By Disasters in April 2014

Earthquakes and fires have ravaged Chile during the month of April 2014. Both private and public sources have rushed to aid the numerous victims.

9 April 2014

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Are Economic Sanctions Effective Against Rogue Rulers?

Economic sanctions are often proposed to penalize countries guilty of bad government. But do they actually help bring about good government?

5 April 2014

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The Wind Energy Sector's Race Against the Clock in France

Wind energy has great potential in France, but many obstacles stand in its way.

24 March 2014

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5 Small Businesses Run By Rural Uruguayan Women

Rural Uruguayan women have created successful self-managed small businesses with which they support their families and bring novel and high-quality products to the local market.

19 March 2014

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In Peru, Racism Strikes Again

Racism is alive and well in Peru's multiethnic society. With the spread of social networks, racist practices have become a topic of debate among activists and the general public.

17 March 2014

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Leftist Candidate Wins Presidential Elections in El Salvador by a Margin of 6000 Votes

In El Salvador, candidate Salvador Sánchez Cerén won the presidential election by 6,364 votes. The losing party and their candidate, Norman Quijano, are demanding a recount and calling for protests.

4 March 2014

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Kazakhstan: Devaluation, Demonstrations, and Lacy Underwear

"I came out in my last pair of lacy panties, which will be banned in our country as of July 2014."

2 March 2014

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In Cuba, Everything Increases Except State Workers’ Salaries

In Cuba, the median salary of state workers stands at around 15 dollars per month.

27 February 2014

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Uruguayan President José Mujica Rejects “Foreign Interference” in Venezuela

Declaring his solidarity with the people and the government of Venezuela, the president of Uruguay urged respect for the Venezuelan constitution.

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