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Eduardo Avila

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Rising Voices Director

Joined Global Voices in 2005 as a volunteer author writing about Bolivia. From 2007-2010, I was the Latin America and Spanish Language Editors at Global Voices, and now currently lead Rising Voices. Follow me on Twitter (@barrioflores)

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7 April 2014

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Global Voices Meetup in Lagos, Nigeria

Global Voices Meetups are back in 2014! Our first gathering of the new year will be in Lagos, Nigeria on April 17, 2014. Find out how to sign up.

28 November 2013

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Global Voices Meetup in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Rising Voices

Join us for peer learning and exchange at the next Global Voices Meetup in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on December 1, 2013 at the Sithi Hub.

12 November 2013

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Global Voices Meetup in Cairo, Egypt

Rising Voices

The next Global Voices Meetup is scheduled for November 16 to take place in Cairo, Egypt. Please join members of our GV community for this special gathering.

7 November 2013

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‘How Can We Stay Indifferent?': A Concern for Niger's Orphans

Rising Voices

“To be an orphan in Niger is..a situation very close to my heart” writes one of the newest bloggers from the Rising Voices grantee project Mapping for Niger.

6 November 2013

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For the Love of Football and Bolivia

The Bridge

Of all the aspects of Bolivian culture, "it was football that best helped me make sense of my bicultural and transnational existence," writes Eddie Avila.

31 October 2013

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Meetup with Global Voices!

Rising Voices

Throughout the months of November and December, we are organizing six global in-person 'meetups' led and facilitated by Global Voices members.

26 July 2013

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Finding Everything and Anything at Bolivia's 16 de Julio Fair

Thousands flock to the 16 de Julio Fair every Thursday and Sunday to find a much-needed object. However, the bustling open-air market is not free from controversy.

18 March 2013

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A Look Inside the Indigenous University of Venezuela

Rising Voices

What is it like to be a student at the Indigenous University of Venezuela? Three students from the department of edu-communication recently took part in a workshop led by Rising...

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