Close

Donate today to keep Global Voices strong!

Watch the video: We Are Global Voices!

We report on 167 countries. We translate in 35 languages. We are Global Voices. Watch the video »

Over 800 of us from all over the world work together to bring you stories that are hard to find by yourself. But we can’t do it alone. Even though most of us are volunteers, we still need your help to support our editors, our technology, outreach and advocacy projects, and our community events.

Donate now »
GlobalVoices in Learn more »

L. Finch

Contributor profile · 23 posts · joined 25 November 2011

RSS feed for L. Finch RSS feed for L. Finch
View all contributors »

I'm journalist, translator, Global Voices sub-editor and Spanish-language lover. Originally from the US Midwest, I now call Madrid home.

Email L. Finch

Latest posts by L. Finch

1 June 2012

Read this post.

Mexico: #YoSoy132 Youth Movement Generates Debate

The supposed non-partisanship of the far-reaching youth movement #YoSoy132 has prompted questions and opinions on social networking sites. With a month left before the Mexican elections, take a look at...

12 May 2012

Read this post.

Argentina: Lawmakers Approve Gender Identity Law

Argentina approved a gender identity law, which allows changes of sex and name without going to court. Once word spread of the law's passage, users across the social networking spectrum...

16 April 2012

Read this post.

Mexico: Children in Viral Video Shake Up Presidential Campaign

A video showing everyday examples of corruption, violence, and other scenes acted by children, has sparked mixed reactions in Mexico. The message of the video is that the country has...

7 March 2012

Read this post.

Latin America: Victims of Faulty Breast Implants Take to the Internet

Many woman have come together on social media websites to air their opinions and share information about the problems associated with the PIP breast implants, including arranging for legal action....

24 February 2012

Read this post.

Puerto Rico: Blogosphere Denounces Proposed Cybergag

The Puerto Rican blogosphere reacted to a measure undertaken by the mayor of the city of Mayagüez, José Guillermo Rodríguez, that would have been used to investigate and prosecute people...

21 February 2012

Read this post.

Peru: New Racism Incident Ignites Debate on Social Networks

A movie theater in Lima became the scene of a case that public opinion quickly deemed another example of the ongoing problem of racism in Peru: a 13-year-old boy uttered...

17 February 2012

Read this post.

Peru: The Capture of Comrade Artemio

On February 9, the leader of the terrorist group Shining Path, Comrade Artemio, was captured. Artemio has been a wanted man for some time, being one of the last bosses...

14 February 2012

Read this post.

Mexico Prepares to Elect a New President

As personalities and political parties in Mexico prepare for the presidential election this year, various bloggers and Twitter users are analyzing its implications while others are seemingly more interested in...

31 January 2012

Read this post.

Spanish-Speaking Twittersphere Fumes Over Announcement

Twitter's announcement that it will restrict certain user content according to the laws of individual countries immediately caused a negative reaction in the Spanish-speaking Twittersphere. Twitter users widely employed the...

21 January 2012

Read this post.

A Guide to Crowdsourcing in Latin America

Crowdsourcing allows anyone with an Internet connection to generate useful content for the masses. In Latin America, numerous crowdsourcing projects have arisen that respond to the needs and emergencies that...

World regions

Countries

Languages