March, 2017

Posts from March, 2017

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Discovering Oaxaca, One of the Underrated Destinations of Mexico

  March 30, 2017

Oaxaca (pronounced “wah-hah-kah”) is a city located in the southwest of Mexico, sharing borders with Mexico City to the northeast, Acapulco to the west, and Chiapas to the east. It is widely known for its Zapotec towns, such as Monte Alban. Whether its a brief or long stay in the area, it...

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RightsCon Brussels 2017: Translation Lab

  March 26, 2017

We asked, what would happen if the most important tweets from RightsCon 2016 were made available in Spanish and Arabic? Given the conference’s global audience, it felt crucial to make these social media posts accessible to people tuning in from different parts of the world.

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NATO's Legitimacy Undermined

  March 24, 2017

* This post was originally written on GV en français and translated by Graham Perra. Donald Trump and Angela Merkel may have reiterated their support for NATO, the military alliance continues to draw increasing discontentment on both sides of the Atlantic. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has seen better...

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New Hungarian Translation Manager on board!

  March 22, 2017

I am very glad to announce we have a new Hungarian Translation Manager! Please meet Dávid Kalmár, our new Hungarian Lingua Co-Editor, based in Budapest, Hungary. Dávid is a Localization Expert with a master degree in psychology (unique right?) He is also great with the guitar! Follow Dávid on Facebook and LinkedIn!

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New Portuguese Translation Managers team on board!

  March 20, 2017

I am very happy to announce that we have a new team of Portuguese Translation Managers! Please meet: - Esther Dodo: Our new Portuguese Translation Manager, based in Miami, US. Esther is a Brazilian translator, proofreader, and editor, with a degree in business and marketing. She has been with us...

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New Macedonian Translation Manager on board!

  March 17, 2017

I am delighted to announce that we have a new Macedonian Translation Manager. Please meet Dragan Kucirov. Dragan is an interpreter in the language pairs: EN-MK, MK-EN and FR-MK, and works at Metamorphosis Foundation, as well as an occasional DJ! He has been doing a great job recently, reviving our Macedonian site,...

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GV Has Taglines On Posts Now?

  March 16, 2017

Here at Global Voices Tech HQ (my apartment) we try to avoid overloading the editing process for GV posts with a million steps and processes because we don't want you to have too many things to worry about and potentially mess up. Sometimes a new feature is worth it though, and...