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Ivette Feliciano, Associate Producer, Central and South America
Ivette Feliciano previously worked as an assignment desk editor for WSNS-TV Telemundo Channel 44, covering breaking news stories and local elections in Chicago. As a native Spanish speaker, she has reported on immigration and human rights issues affecting Latino communities. Ivette received the 2001 National Hispanic Heritage Youth Award for Literature and Journalism. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
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The Catholic Church in Cuba launched a new website on Monday that aims to provide a virtual forum for the island's faithful. Worldfocus producer Ivette Feliciano interviews Christopher Sabatini of the Council of the Americas on internet activism in Cuba.
Read how the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall played out in some parts of the blogosphere today. Worldfocus producer Ivette Feliciano translates Cuban and Venezuelan bloggers, and Worldfocus contributing blogger Vadim Nikitn writes about why the Global South feels nostalgic for the former Soviet Union.
Correspondent Edie Magnus reports on how the Chilean government has prudently managed its windfall copper profits. Chile is now financing public works projects, creating jobs and doling out cash stipends to the poor.
Worldfocus producer Ivette Feliciano highlights the story of a Cuban blogger denied access to the U.S. Yoani Sanchez was supposed to travel to New York yesterday to receive Columbia University's Maria Moors Cabot Prize, the oldest international award in journalism.
Worldfocus producer and correspondent Ivette Feliciano explores a fascinating fashion trend in Bolivia -- the bowler hat -- which has roots in Europe.
Honduran political cartoonist Allan McDonald, who had published several cartoons in support of ousted leader Manuel Zelaya, was arrested and detained by the Honduran armed forces, who destroyed his materials and cartoons. He joined Worldfocus to describe his experience.
Michael Jackson's death brought out a chorus of grief from across the globe. Worldfocus producers grew up listening to his music from their homes around the world -- from Jerusalem to Addis Ababa -- and share their recollections of this truly global star.
Worldfocus correspondent Ivette Feliciano reported on Bolivia’s coca plant cultivation. The coca plant is used to make teas, pastas, shampoos and medicines -- but as she found out, fortune tellers have also found a spiritual use for the leaves.