Posts about First Post

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...

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...

My First Post

  December 29, 2014

GV Hindi translator, Avinash Kumar Chanchal, is a communication consultant who writes about the environment and people's rights. Sometimes a story teller, a photographer too.

2014 and GV

October 27, 2014

I am a simple human being living in the Yucatan Peninsula, specifically in a popular area of ​​Merida. Global Voices I met in 2014 through a community activist living in Yucatan. It was they who shared my page, the call and who led us to postulate a proposal. What has...

A Year at Global Voices: A Hyperlinked Thank You

  October 26, 2014

In lieu of a “first post” reminiscence, I've decided to republish an October 2006 post from my now-defunct blog, Caribbean Free Radio, marking my first year at GV. It mentions several people who are no longer active members of the community, and reading it will probably give you a sense of how...

An opportunity for others and myself

October 26, 2014

I wanted to write and express myself through others. I found GV searching in google. I knew I lacked journalism knowledge and I need it and still need a lot to learn. So I decided to contact Global Voices and see If I had any chance. I was surprise when...

Telling stories, humanizing people

  October 25, 2014

My story with Global Voices started with Lingua, translating posts from English to Spanish with the help of Juan, the editor in charge for translations in Spanish. I remember choosing posts from countries I’d always had an attraction to, and then reading and visiting blogs from all over, clicking and...

Becoming integrated into the global society

October 25, 2014

In 2004, Taiwan suffered from its most distressed election since we started to elect our president directly in 1996. At that time, I studied in Boston. Struck by the information on Internet, I asked my friend how I can help. My friend told me to contact Portnoy, and he may...