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Marianna Breytman

Marianna is an avid lover of the Spanish language who also happens to know Russian because she was born in Kiev. She's extremely passionate about international education, human rights, and gender equality. These days she can be found in New York City translating GV posts, obsessively listening to NPR, and learning krav maga.

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Latest posts by Marianna Breytman

20 December 2014

Some of Miami's Cuban exiles Are Disgruntled at Obama's New Approach to Cuba

Our author, Robert Valencia, is in Miami, home to the largest community of people of Cuban descent residing outside of Cuba.

16 December 2014

‘Spain Is a Corruptocracy': Netizens Slam Google News Tax

Global Voices Advocacy

News aggregator Google News has announced the shutdown of its Spanish subsidiary starting December 16, 2014 due to the tax imposed by the new Intellectual Property Law.

14 December 2014

They Don't Speak Spanish in the Philippines?

Some Latin Americans tend to think, based on lessons in primary school, that Spanish is spoken in the Philippines. Find out why that's not the case.

28 November 2014

Mexico's Missing Ayotzinapa Students Are More Than Just a Number

Actors and illustrators are dedicating work to the missing student teachers in an effort to humanize them beyond the oft-cited number 43.

19 November 2014

The New York Times Joins Clamor to Change US Policy Toward Cuba

The newspaper has called on President Obama to make a litany of changes to the country's foreign policy toward its Caribbean neighbor, including ending its embargo and resuming diplomatic relations.

5 November 2014

Mayor and Wife Suspected in Missing Students Case Arrested in Mexico City

Those responsible for the Ayotzinapa crimes have been identified as José Luis Abarca and María de los Ángeles Pineda, both of whom were arrested in Mexico City.

29 October 2014

#LeyChavez: Peru's Chavez Law Could Endanger Email Privacy in the Workplace

Global Voices Advocacy

The bill popularly known as #LeyChavez would regulate the use of information technology in the workplace. But how invasive is the bill?

Mexican University Students Go On Strike Over Ayotzinapa Tragedy

"They were taken alive, we want them back alive!" The student community in Mexico shows their solidarity for the missing students of Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, which remains unresolved.

23 October 2014

Argentinian Motorcylists Fight Against Discriminatory Regulations

New security measures imposed on Argentinian motorcyclists have generated an unexpectedly strong protest movement.

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