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At D+C/E+Z, we are proud of our international network of authors. It is particularly important to us to be a platform for voices from the global south. Some authors contribute on a regular basis, others don't. Here you can find information about the people behind the contributions.

Gildaneliz Barrientos


contributed to D+C/E+Z in winter 2019/2020 as a journalist in Guatemala. She manages the media and information literacy project at Radio Sónica, a community radio station.  

All articles of Gildaneliz Barrientos


Back to school after the pandemic

After the Corona pandemic, underfunded schools in Guatemala struggle to operate due to Covid-19 procedures and students deficits


Working in fear

Journalists exposing crime and corruption in Guatemala work in an atmosphere of fear and impunity


Small wellspring of hope

A non-profit organisation tries to bring hope into the lives of underprivileged children in Guatemala


A boost for women

A start-up school teaching work skills to women aims to narrow Guatemala’s gender gap

Narrating history

So as not to forget

Guatemala’s Casa de la Memoria, a history museum, highlights the country’s many episodes of civil strife

Media literacy

Telling good information from bad

Guatemala’s disadvantaged children are learning to distinguish good information from misinformation, in a pioneering media outreach project

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