Latest posts by Eleanor Staniforth
25 November 2014
Volunteer María Angélica Marín has translated more than 1,300 stories. Juan Arellano asks her about her experiences with Global Voices and beyond.
24 November 2014
22 November 2014
American Stacey Addison is detained in a prison in East Timor, located between Indonesia and Australia. The tourist was arrested after sharing a taxi with a passenger carrying drugs.
9 September 2014
How a Group of Squatters Convinced Brazilian Authorities to Seize a Vacant Building for Public Housing
Over the years, the building changed owners but remained empty. The National Movement to Fight for Housing has organized various occupations of the building over the years.
8 May 2014
Documents obtained by a researcher in France shed light on the activities of Paul Aussaresses, the executioner of Algiers, military attaché in Brazil in the 1970s.
28 March 2014
4 March 2014
A recent publication by the popular Panamanian singer-songwriter Rubén Blades on the subject of the protests in Venezuela has given rise to controversy.
14 February 2014
The Civil Guard has been condemned by immigrants and civil society organisations alike that argue that the security forces failed to assist the immigrants at sea or alert the coastguard...
7 February 2014
No-one, or almost no-one, prepares an 'asado' (barbecue) for themselves alone. The 'asado' is a reason to meet, an excuse for a get-together, to bring together those who are separated.