Ligimat Pérez

Bilingual freelance journalist based in Los Angeles following a career in journalism in Latin America for CNN, Venevision and the United Nations.



Méxicoleaks: A new online platform for whistleblowers

New online platform for whistleblowers aims at transforming journalism in Mexico.


Social Networks

Venezuela: An underground entrepreneurial beer revolution

How illegal brewers are fuelling a craft beer craze and promoting it via social media


Social Networks

Venezuela: The rise of digitally-enabled barter

How can new technology help people deal with Venezuela’s widespread shortages?



Mexico: Business loans verified via Facebook?

P2P entrepreneurs in Mexico challenge banks’ old-fashioned lending methods with Facebook “likes”


Social Networks

Colombia: Will "Social" Questions to the Government Work?

A public forum invites Colombians to role-play journalists with public figures to promote accountability.


Mobile Communications

Venezuela: BlackBerry's Caribbean Oasis Turns to Quicksand

Venezuela enriched, then trapped, the phone maker. A cautionary tale for rivals.



Venezuela: Following the Protests 140 Characters at a Time

Starved of information from traditional media, people in Venezuela and abroad have been following the Venezuelan mass protests on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram....


Mobile Applications

Venezuela´s New Crime Fighting Tool: "Pocket Police"

An app converts phones into panic buttons for a population fearful of thieves, kidnappers and murderers.


Social Networks

Twitter vs. the Revolution

What happened when Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro picked a fight with micro-blogging platform, Twitter?

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