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Victoria Robertson

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

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12 April 2014

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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

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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

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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

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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.

19 February 2014

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Rumours and ‘Fake’ Photos Prompt Calls for Responsible Social Media in Venezuela

The current crisis in Venezuela has put netizens at the forefront of information dissemination, but not everyone is transparent or responsible in their reporting of events.

15 February 2014

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Reflections Amid Protests and Chaos in Venezuela

Contradictory information, extreme opinions, and fears expressed by both sides continue to circulate amid hashtags, tweets, and blogs. Bloggers reflect on the ongoing protests and the government's response.

6 February 2014

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Work on the Panama Canal Grinds to a Halt

The Panama Canal expansion project has taken a hit. The Canal Administrator says he will tolerate no blackmail, and Panamanians are using social media to show their support for him.

1 February 2014

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Costa Rica's Presidential Election Is an Unexpectedly Tight Race

According to a recent opinion poll, three candidates are tied for first place in Sunday's presidential election in Costa Rica.

21 January 2014

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Work on the Panama Canal Continues for Now

The GUPC continues its work on the Panama Canal despite threats to suspend construction. Meanwhile the Canal Authority is holding the company's feet to the fire.

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