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Natalie Southwick

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4 September 2013

Colombia Prepares for Nationwide Pot-Banging Protests

The Twitter hashtag #CacerolazoPor allows Colombian web users to share their reasons to take to the streets and protest.

29 May 2013

Independent Projects of Ecological Solidarity Flourish in Puerto Rico

Ecological solidarity is getting stronger every day, thanks to the people working hard to develop independent projects in Puerto Rico. Here are a few examples that confirm once again that...

5 April 2013

Twitter Turns Mexicans Into ‘War Correspondents’

An American study finds that Mexican Twitter users have become the reliable source of information about topics related to the country's drug violence, taking on the role of traditional media...

8 March 2013

Coffee Growers’ Strike: The Crisis Behind Colombian Coffee

A group of Colombian coffee producers have been on strike since February 25, 2013. Cati Restrepo offers an analysis of the situation.

17 February 2013

Marco Rubio's Bitter Drink at the State of the Union Address

Marco Rubio, Republican senator from Florida, was the first senator to address the country in both English and Spanish following President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address. However, thirst...

20 December 2012

Mirelis Morales’ ‘City of Fury': A positive view of Caracas

Mirelis Morales Tovar is a tweep, blogger, journalist and, above all, a Caracas native. In this interview she tells us a little more about her blog Caracas Ciudad de la...

19 November 2012

Thousands March Against Repression in Costa Rica

On November 15, thousands of citizens participated in a march in response to the confrontations that occurred during a previous demonstration on November 8. In addition to renewing their protest...

30 September 2012

Dominican Republic: Mobilization Against Teen Pregnancy

Different civil organizations and state institutions facilitated spaces for dialogue about the issue of teen pregnancy and supported various demonstrations in favor of measures to reduce the incidence of the...

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