I am a Venezuelan researcher in languages and literature, as well as a Translator and writer/editor living the savage urban life of Caracas. I blog at Sacando la Lengua [es] about languages, literature and cultural interaction. I'm happy to be also a volunteer translator for Lingua (Global Voices in Spanish). I deeply believe in the uniqueness and importance of every culture and in the study of them as a mirror to our own.
Latest posts by Laura Vidal
20 March 2017
A local media outlet that published testimonies of some of the victims of the shelter fire suffered a DDoS attack.
21 February 2017
CNN broadcasts will now be freely available on YouTube. But how much impact will this have in the country with one of the slowest Internet connections in the region?
8 September 2016
Lawyer and journalist Braulio Jatar was arrested and accused of money laundering, but netizens and journalists believe his reporting on protests against president Nicolas Maduro was the real reason.
23 March 2010
Debate is heating up in Venezuela after decrees and statements from President Hugo Chávez, who questioned how the Internet is being used in the country. Many are interpreting these statements...