Latest posts by Victoria Robertson
22 September 2014
Hurricane Odile Damaged Mexico's Fishing and Farming Industry, but Some Media Cared More About Tourist Resorts
Odile leaves a landscape of destruction along the Mexican coast, in particular in the town of Guasave in Sinaloa.
20 September 2014
Newspapers Predict Spain's Conservative Party Will Shelve Their Restrictive Abortion Bill to Save Face in Elections
Spain's abortion bill has met with pushback not only from parties in the opposition but also from within the current governing party's rank and file.
13 September 2014
While in Medellin, Colombia, Global Voices contributor Juan Arellano stops by for a visit with his friends at HiperBarrio/Convergentes, one of Rising Voices' grant projects.
1 September 2014
The premier of the biopic about the life and times of Venezuelan freedom fighter Simon Bolívar, "The Liberator," sparked debate on where historical truth ends and political propaganda begins.
19 August 2014
Disappointment and frustration prevail as the IFAI's decision leaves Mexico's citizens defenseless against the country's crucial new telecom law.
8 August 2014
30 July 2014
Once again the indigenous Kukama community watches as its lands are polluted by an oil spill; in this case, state oil company Petroperú is responsible.
8 July 2014
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 advanced, but everyone was talking about star player Luis Suárez chomping on Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini's shoulder.
5 June 2014
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. .