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Marianna Breytman

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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

16 April 2014

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Venezuela: Dialogues on the Dialogue

The Venezuelan crisis finally saw an attempt at a dialogue between the government and the opposition, in conversations televised that kept most Venezuelans glued to their screens.

15 April 2014

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Chile: Forest Fire Causes Death and Destruction in Valparaíso

On Saturday, April 12, 2014, a raging forest fire began in Valparaíso, causing 12 dead people and provoking the evacuation of thousands of residents in the area.

11 April 2014

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A Look at the Mexico City Metro

What do Mexico City residents say about their main mode of public transportation?

8 April 2014

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In Havana, a Book in Exchange for Nothing

"This book belongs to whoever finds it in exchange for giving it away again after reading it so that other people can enjoy it."

7 April 2014

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5 Fascinating Facts About the Leatherback Turtle

Nesting season is here. Learn a few facts about this sea turtle, which returns to the beaches of Puerto Rico each year to lay its eggs.

5 April 2014

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Controversy and Outrage in Spain Over the Presence of Teodoro Obiang

The president of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang, has been the protagonist of a huge controversy in Spain.

3 April 2014

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Environmental Emergency: Drought Kills Thousands of Animals in Colombia

More than 20 000 animals are reportedly dead due to the drought in Casanare, Colombia. Citizens and activists are using social networks to attract attention to this environmental emergency.

6 March 2014

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Venezuela Cuts Ties with Panama

The Venezuelan government cut diplomatic and commercial ties with Panama. Social networks have exploded with comments full of surprise at this decision.

4 March 2014

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The Peruvian Left Weighs in on Venezuelan Protests

The Peruvian left is being challenged in regards to its position on protests in Venezuela. Is it a modern left? Does it support Maduro's government? The answers are not simple.

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