Posts By: Gabriela Barzallo

Gabriela is an Ecuadorian journalist who holds a B.S. in Media, Culture and Communication from NYU. She held a multimedia journalism internship at Diario Tiempo Argentino in Buenos Aires, where she produced stories focused on ethnic minorities, such as the invisibility of Afro-Argentines in the Argentinean traditional history and public sphere. She has also freelanced for several media outlets in  Ecuador and New York. Her reporting and research interests include foreign and investigative reporting, gender violence, migration, ethnic minorities and international politics. Twitter @gabybarzallo

Movement Against Mining Gains Ground in Ecuador

In February elections, a referendum to protect water passed and left-wing candidates received strong support. Mining will be a key issue for the next president. This story is republished from NACLA. […] Read More >

After 6 Years of Struggle, First LGBT Couple to Request Marriage in Ecuador Says ‘I Do’

QUITO, Ecuador — Pamela Troya was preparing for an interview with a human rights defense organization in Quito in June when a fellow LGBT activist burst into the studio screaming.  […] Read More >

‘Todos Somos Martha’: Ecuadorians Protest Gender Violence, Femicide and Xenophobia

QUITO — For two days in January, thousands of people mobilized on the main avenues of Quito, Guayaquil and several other cities in Ecuador, protesting sexual violence, femicide and xenophobia. […] Read More >