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Victoria Robertson

Freelance writer and translator raising three kids to be better citizens of the world.

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8 July 2014

White Bicycles Are Popping Up in Uruguay to Commemorate Those Killed While Cycling

Some 200 cities around the world have taken part in the project, but it's the first time these ghost bikes have appeared in Uruguay.

27 June 2014

Uruguay's Bad Boy Footballer Luis Suárez Steals His Team's Thunder With Biting Sanction

Uruguay advanced, but everyone was talking about star player Luis Suárez chomping on Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini's shoulder.

5 June 2014

What Does Puerto Rico's First Out-and-Proud Supreme Court Nominee Mean For LGBT Rights?

Maite Oronoz Rodríguez has become the first openly lesbian woman to be nominated for the position of justice on the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico. .

3 June 2014

Hackers Are on the Money Trail

Technology for Transparency Network

Saturday June 7 is ”The Money Trail ”regional hack day organized by Hacks/Hackers to track the flow of public funds throughout Latin America.

25 April 2014

Fighting Rising Acid Attacks Against Women in Colombia

A recent spate of acid attacks against women in Colombia provokes feelings of sadness and hopelessness among its citizens.

12 April 2014

Graphic Novel “Los Once” Remembers History Through Fiction

Los Once is a graphic novel that recreates the seizing of Colombia's Palace of Justice from the point of view of the families affected by the violence.

10 April 2014

Ecuador: Civil Society Takes On Private Copying Levy

In Ecuador, the debate over private copying levies continues, and the prospect of an additional tax on data storage devices for music and videos is on the table.

10 March 2014

European Union Publishes Comprehensive Survey of Violence Against Women

Nordic countries are among those with the highest survey rates of violence against women: Denmark (52%), Finland (47%) and Sweden (46%).

21 February 2014

There Will Be No Peace in Colombia Without Women

In response to the lack of female representation in peace talks, a website gives a voice to Colombian women who have dedicated their lives to the fight for peace.

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