Posts about 10th Anniversary

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What Did You Just Say….?

  October 11, 2016

Hello, GV community! I suppose it's customary, in one's first blog, to do some sort of introductory statement or a brief synopsis of one's life experience. Seeing as how this is my first blog post, however, and my confidence in either one of those being remotely interesting to anyone is...

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Coming Back!

  March 28, 2016

I have not been writing for GV since August 2012. I have been in school pursuing my writing interest and I just graduated. I am proceeding to graduate school but I would like to continue contributing to GV especially with the passing of Gershom Ndhlovu who I looked up to...

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The painful fall back from wonderland

  February 3, 2015

After Leila left us fairly early, she wrote us a good-bye e-mail where she mentioned going back to the “real world”. I didn't stop there much. After the craze of the departure day settled: waking up on time, reaching the airport on time, catching the first plane on time, catching...

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An Incredible Journey

  February 1, 2015

I've just spent a week in Philippines, a country at the other side of the world from my Peru, where this wonderful community known as Global Voices held its most recent summit. Travelling from Lima to Cebu, place of the event, is quite an experience. From the moment I knew...

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GV2015: A High School Perspective

  January 31, 2015

“May we have a great time in Cebu!” Those were the first words that I heard after initially touching down in Cebu and passing through the two hour customs line at the airport. Immediately after clearing customs, the entire GV staff and I were greeted by a cultural band and...

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Coping with post-summit depression‏

  January 27, 2015

“How are we supposed to go back home to our regular lives now that we’ve been here?” It is a question I heard probably five or six times during the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit, specially asked among the first time attendees. I am in awe, completely astonished about how...

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Preserving Aymara Language for the Future Generations

  January 25, 2015

In an era in which many Latin American indigenous languages are endargered and tend to disappear, the pasionate dedication of Victoria Tinta from Bolivia is admirable and deserves every support she can get. Go, Victoria! You are doing a wonderful job!