Marianela Puebla

Marianela Puebla (María Elena Valenzuela Romero) was born in the port of Valparaíso, Chile. She is winner of the 2011 chileno Poetry Competition. Self-taught, Marianela has been writing since she was 9 years old.  She has numerous unpublished books of p…

Patricio Zamorano

Patricio Zamorano is a singer song-writer, poet, writer, journalist, political analyst and academic currently at George Washington University. He was formerly an analyst at the Organisation of the American States. Patricio has a news and analysis blog,…

Marcela de Vivo

Marcela De Vivo is a freelance writer who lives in California. She was born in Colombia and has traveled all over South America, experiencing regional and national Spanish dialects. She loves writing about travel and languages of all types. Marcela is a…

Javier Echeverria

Javier Echeverría holds a PhD in Chemistry from the Universidad de Santiago de Chile. He currently serves as FONDECYT postdoctoral researcher in the Laboratorio de Química Ecológica, Universidad de Chile. His area of expertise is Phytochemistry, and he…

Claudio Fuentes

Claudio Fuentes is Professor of Political Science and the Director of the Institute of Investigation in Social Science (ICSO) at Diego Portales University in Chile. Claudio graduated from Chile's prestigious Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile with…

Chris Moss

Chris Moss is a freelance travel writer and former editor at Time Out (2008-2012). He has won sevreal awards including being included as one of the top 50 travel writers in the UK. Chris writes for several outlets including The Guardian, The Telegraph,…

Ramona Wadi

Ramona Wadi is a freelance writer, book reviewer and blogger based in Malta specialising in the struggle for memory against dictatorship oblivion in Chile, la nueva cancion chilena, Palestine, international relations and revolutionary philosophy.…

Alberto Salas Nicolau

Dr Alberto Salas Nicolau is a Chilean psychiatrist who completed his medical training at Chile's high ranking Universidad de Chile. He is married with two children and lives in La Herradura in Chile's region IV. Currently, Alberto is completing a Master…

Simeon Tegel

Simeon Tegel is a British journalist based in Lima, Peru. He writes about a broad range of themes across Latin America and publishes widely. He writes regularly for The Guardian and The Independent.      

Christopher Testa

Christopher Testa is an Australian radio presenter, journalist and news producer from Australia. You can follow Christopher on twitter @cmtesta and check out the radio station The Wire.