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Jen Fumero

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20 February 2014

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Violence Escalates as Protests Continue in Venezuela

On February 19 internet users from different cities started to report irregularities by police officers, the National Guard and some armed civilian groups in motorbikes.

16 February 2014

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PHOTOS: Protests Continue Across Venezuela

Protests continue in several cities across Venezuela. Social networks, especially Twitter, have been flooded with images documenting the activities in each region.

27 May 2013

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Brazilian Amazon Struggles to Keep Up with Power Plant Population Growth

An exploding population along the Madeira River in Brazil spurred by the hydroelectric dam construction in the state of Rondônia should have meant the creation of more infrastructure, such as...

27 March 2013

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Venezuela Gears Up for Upcoming Elections

After the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, online conversations are focusing on the country's next political episode: the April 14 presidential elections. Although electoral campaigns have not officially kicked...

16 March 2013

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Peru: Controversy Ahead of Lima's Recall Referendum

Lima will hold a recall referendum tomorrow, March 17, to decide whether Susana Villarán keeps her post as mayor of Peru's capital. The last surveys showed the 'Yes' ahead of...

8 March 2013

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Argentines Analyze Chávez’s Political Legacy

While Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner travels to Venezuela to give her final goodbye to Hugo Chavez, Argentine bloggers analyze the political legacy of the Venezuelan president.

6 September 2012

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Spain: Ecce Homo Cheers Up the Summer

Cecilia Giménez, an old parishioner from the Aragonian town of Borja, Spain, decided to restore on her own a damaged painting of an Ecce Homo by the artist Elías García...

31 August 2012

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Venezuela: Preserving the Oral Traditions of the Plains

The oral traditions of the plains are brilliant protagonists of the culture that has spread to other regions of Venezuela. Many natives of the Venezuelan plains use social networks and...

8 August 2012

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Puerto Rico: Racist Tweets Against Obama Cause Outrage

Heidi Wys Toro, one of the advisors of the current speaker of Puerto Rico's House of Representatives Jennifer González, posted some racist comments about the president of the United States,...

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