Ramona Wadi

Ramona Wadi is an independent researcher, freelance journalist, book reviewer and blogger. Her writing covers a range of themes in relation to Palestine, Chile and Latin America.

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November 17, 2019
The Mapuche Resistance Is Central to Chile’s Political Change

Chilean governments and their protection of social inequalities created the marginalisation of the Mapuche people from the rest of the population, Ramona Wadi writes.

November 6, 2019
Chile: Bachelet Upholds Pinochet’s Call for Oblivion

Neoliberalism in Chile is a brutal ongoing experiment and Bachelet does know better than other diplomats at the UN that the protests must achieve their aim before any so-called dialogue with politicians, whether right-wing or centre-left.

October 28, 2019
Chileans Rise Against the Government’s Loyalty to the Dictatorship’s Neoliberal Legacy

What if Chile’s transition to democracy continues to prove it is merely a veneer for the dictatorship practices ushered in by Pinochet?

October 16, 2019
Ecuador’s Mobilisation Against Moreno’s Invitation to US and IMF Interference

It is unlikely that the new bill will repudiate the onslaught of repercussions as a result of Moreno coercing Ecuador into IMF allegiance, Ramona Wadi writes.

October 12, 2019
The Obligation to Discredit Colonial ‘Regret’

Regret is not an acknowledgement of colonial violence, especially when it refuses to acknowledge the victims murdered by the British Empire.

October 4, 2019
The Duplicitous Agenda Endorsed by the UN and NATO

While the UN promotes its humanitarian façade, NATO provides the militarisation of the UN’s purported human rights agenda.

September 22, 2019
Human Rights Rhetoric at the UN Is Not Enough to Combat the US Blockade on Cuba

In failing to take into consideration the relations between Cuba and Venezuela, the international community is heaping additional constraints on the Cuban people.

September 13, 2019
In Chile, Dictatorship-Era Legacy of Impunity Is Still Endorsed by Governments

If governments in Chile continue to uphold the dictatorship pacts of silence, Chile’s memory will, with time, remain tethered to narrations which do not make it beyond diluted versions of history.

September 7, 2019
BRICS Needs a Unified Front Against US Intervention in Venezuela

The international community is dominated by discourse that promotes foreign intervention according to the undemocratic agendas of the so-called democratic countries.

August 29, 2019
Australia Furthers Its Cooperation With NATO

Australia’s involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan as a non-NATO member has been one of the most prominent and reportedly in relation to training missions, although it was also involved in capturing and detaining alleged terror suspects.