Posts from March, 2017
Discovering Oaxaca, One of the Underrated Destinations of Mexico
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...
Let's Welcome Two New Members. Next: We Need You for NewsFrames!
All is looking well at NewsFrames and we are happy to announce two new additions to our team: Belen Febres-Cordero and Nevin Thompson. Some of you may already know Nevin as he is a very active member of the GV world and we are pleased to have Belen join our...
RightsCon Brussels 2017: Translation Lab
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.
NATO's Legitimacy Undermined
* 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...
New Hungarian Translation Manager on board!
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!
New Portuguese Translation Managers team on board!
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...
Should the world look more like Global Voices?
"how [can] Global Voices scale the trust we’ve built internally in our community to larger audiences outside [...] so we can make more of the world look like GV?"
New Macedonian Translation Manager on board!
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,...
GV Has Taglines On Posts Now?
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...
Global Voices Seeks a Passionate Editor to Lead Our Sub-Saharan Africa Coverage
Global Voices’ Sub-Saharan Africa Editor leads reporting from the region, writing, coordinating and editing stories by our volunteer contributors, while staying on top of regional social, political and activism trends.