|Born||23 February 1961|
|Died||13 April 2021 60)(aged|
Tatiana Cordero Velázquez (23 February 1961 – 13 April 2021) was an Ecuadorian feminist activist, considered one of the forerunners in the fight for the rights of women and LGBT populations in the country. Until her death she was director of Fondo de Acción Urgente para América Latina y el Caribe, that she had founded herself.
Cordero died on 13 April 2021, aged 60.
LACNIC is the regional Internet registry for the Latin American and Caribbean regions.
The OPANAL is an international organization which promotes a non-aggression pact and nuclear disarmament in much of the Americas. In English, its name is the Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean. The agency was created as a result of the Treaty of Tlatelolco, ratified in 1969, which forbids its signatory nations from use, storage, or transport of nuclear weapons.
ALBA or ALBA–TCP, formally the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America or the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America – Peoples' Trade Treaty, is an intergovernmental organization based on the idea of the social, political and economic integration of the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. The name "Bolivarian" refers to the ideology of Simón Bolívar, the 19th-century South American independence leader born in Caracas who wanted Hispanic America to unite as a single "Great Nation".
Carlos Andrés Escudé Carvajal was an Argentine political scientist and author, who during the 1990s served as special advisor to foreign minister Guido di Tella. As such, he advised on Argentine foreign policy strategy vis-à-vis the Western powers particularly in the wake of the Falklands War.
Roberto Sierra is a Puerto Rican composer of contemporary classical music.
Dr. José Gualberto Padilla, also known as El Caribe, was a physician, poet, journalist, politician, and advocate for Puerto Rico's independence. He suffered imprisonment and constant persecution by the Spanish Crown in Puerto Rico because his patriotic verses, social criticism and political ideals were considered a threat to Spanish Colonial rule of the island.
Mu-Kien Adriana Sang Ben is a historian, essayist, analyst, political scientist and academic from the Dominican Republic. Sang is Vice-Rector of the Pontifical Catholic University Mother and Teacher.
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María Julieta Kirkwood Bañados was a Chilean sociologist, political scientist, university professor and feminist activist. She is considered as one of the founders and impellers of the Chilean feminist movement in the 1980s. She is considered as the forerunner of Gender studies in Chile.
Samuel Silva Gotay is a sociologist of religion of Puerto Rico and Latin America. He was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico in 1935.
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Hilda María Herzer was an Argentine sociologist, environmentalist and professor. She was a researcher with FLACSO, and visiting professor at Universidad Nacional del Litoral.
Silvia Berger works at the Ministry of Economics and Production in Argentina, Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO), and is a post-graduate university teacher at the Latin American Social Sciences Institute. and past president of the International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE), her tenure was from 2017 to 2018. 7 Berger is a member of the editorial committee for the Mexican journal Ola Financiera.
Tamara Sujú Roa is a Venezuelan criminal lawyer and human rights specialist.
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Sergia Galván Ortega is a Dominican feminist teacher, counselor and activist. She is known in the public sphere for her constant struggle for women's rights.
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Violeta Bermúdez Valdivia is a Peruvian lawyer, writer and diplomat. On 18 November 2020, Bermúdez became the Prime Minister of Peru. Previously, she held posts in the United States Agency for International Development and worked during the cabinets of President Alejandro Toledo and Prime Minister Beatriz Merino.
Arcadi Oliveres i Boadella was a Spanish economist, academic, and social activist. He was president of "Justícia i Pau", a Christian peace group in Catalonia, and helped to promote its war tax resistance campaign.