gabriela perdomo

News, thoughts and other bits from a journalist and aspiring media scholar

Published work

The following is a selection of articles published in different media throughout my career as a journalist starting at the top with Maclean’s, where I developed a strange love for writing obituaries.

Maclean’s

Chile Divided by a Coup: Two childhood friends, with wildly different histories, are now front-runners for the presidency

Foreign business in Cuba: Beware the dangerous embrace
Havana is at the same time attracting and terrifying entrepreneurs

The amazing milk machine sold one refugee on Canada. A simple drink without a ration card represented glorious abundance to a young immigrant

Free education enchants Canadian-in-waiting. Christian Valdez, from the Philippines, appreciates snow, treats and international friends too

YouTube’s revenge: Mexican students upend election race. Mexico’s presidential front-runner faces a student uprising in the election’s final days

After enduring the 1998 ice storm, an Iranian immigrant warms up to Canada.
Not to mention, his family, who, despite a little bickering, created fond memories in their close quarters

Enrique Arturo Arenaza León
A soccer star who once narrowly avoided a tragic accident that claimed his teammates, he left Peru for a better life

The Canadian winter that never was
In 65 years, we’ve never seen such warm winter days with so little snow
Cathy Gulli with Gabriela Perdomo

Meet Canada’s first male midwifery graduate
Otis Kryzanauskas graduates from McMaster

Daniel Joseph Botkin
A volunteer firefighter, he’d learned the value of hard work at a log-home firm, where he returned last month to fight a fire

The Internet vs. Hamza Kashgari
How an online lynch mob left a Saudi writer facing a death sentence

‘Shahs of Sunset’ shows a distorted view from Tehrangeles
A reality show about spoiled, bratty Iranian Americans has enraged the Persian expat community

Chad Emil Janke
They were more than father and son, they were best friends, who lived for the outdoors, and each other

Midwives: Why aren’t we paying them more?
You’d never know how popular they are from their salaries

Obama’s campaign embraces guerrilla marketing tactics

The Tyee

News, reports and commentary by Gabriela Perdomo

Edmonton Journal

A Warning to Harper on the Dangerous Reality of Colombia

Semana

Encuestas y el estado de opinión. Igualar la relación de un gerente con sus clientes a la de un gobernante con los ciudadanos es el daño que le hacen las encuestas a la democracia.

Una mirada a la izquierda. Gabriela Perdomo* analiza cada uno de los gobiernos de América Latina que al llegar al poder bajo esta ideología y la herencia que han dejado.

La transparencia empresarial. Con un excelente ejemplo, Gabriela Perdomo les cuenta a los gobernantes la importancia de sentarse a estudiar cómo evitar que el sector privado –sea nacional o extranjero– siga financiando nuestra interminable guerra civil.

Cómo ayudar a Venezuela. Votar en los próximos comicios por candidatos respetables, es la mejor manera de demostrar que la democracia participativa sí es una opción viable.

Daniel Ortega. Daniel Ortega es el único presidente que hasta ahora se ha sumado en la cruzada de Chávez contra Uribe. A propósito, Gabriela Perdomo comenta quién y cómo es el jefe de estado del país centroamericano.

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