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Danielle Martineau

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Latest posts by Danielle Martineau

24 November 2014

Colombians Push for Peace After Kidnapping Derails FARC Talks

"It is difficult to achieve peace when bullets are flying."

21 November 2014

Burkina Faso Is Taking Steps Toward Democracy (and Africans Are Taking Note)

Since the ousting of President Blaise Compaoré, who held power for 27 years, ex-diplomat Michel Kafando was chosen by consensus to lead the transitional period until the next elections.

14 November 2014

Young People Will Revitalize Politics, Promises This Year’s World Forum for Democracy

Three Global Voices members attended the third World Forum for Democracy in Strasbourg, exploring innovative tools to create more youth engagement in the democratic process throughout the world.

24 September 2014

It's National Day in Chile, Which Means Chileans’ Ingenious Naming Games Are Back

Chile celebrates 204 years of independence with its own unique flavor and colors.

29 October 2013

15-Year-Old Roma Girl's Deportation Shakes Up France's Immigration Debate

In the Leonarda deportation scandal, everything is controversial: the way in which the police acted, the media management of the scandal and the peculiarity of the family.

19 September 2013

90% of Madagascar Lives On Less Than Two Dollars a Day. Why?

This chapter of our analysis of the crisis in Madagascar discusses the under-covered causes of the economic decline of the island and the proposed solutions.

16 September 2013

How Malian Citizens Help Monitor the 2013 Presidential Elections

With the support of the French-speaking Global Voices group, a project was created to support and facilitate monitoring the 2013 elections in Mali. The aim of this project was to...

9 September 2013

Burkina Faso: An African Crisis in the Making?

While Mali is awaiting the results of its presidential elections, the neighboring Burkina Faso is also preparing for senate elections amid much tension. These elections will be a prelude to...

16 August 2013

Peru: Despite its Critics ‘Cementerio General’ is a Blockbuster

The Peruvian horror movie 'Cementerio General' has garnered more than half a million viewers in local theaters, despite unfavorable reviews from critics. Juan Arellano highlights some of these reviews.

10 August 2013

‘Rewire': How to Be a Better Media Consumer

Commentary from around the French-speaking Web on serendipity and cosmopolitanism, two key concepts found in the book 'Rewire' by Global Voices co-founder Ethan Zuckerman.

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