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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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October 13, 2020
The Correlation Between U.S. Democracy and CIA-Sponsored Terror in Cuba’s Case

October marks the 44th anniversary since the explosion of a Cubana Airlines flight off the West Coast of Barbados, in which 73 people from Cuba, North Korea and Guyana lost their lives.

October 10, 2020
South America: The Escazu Agreement Requires a Change in Regional Politics

Access to information on environmental matters, which is part of the Escazu Agreement, is anathema for governments relying upon the exploitation of land and corruption.

September 26, 2020
Fidel Castro’s 1960 Speech to the UN Did More for Anti-Colonial Struggle Than the UN’s Hyperbole About ‘Eradicating Colonialism’

Had the UN not been monopolised by the greater political powers, Fidel’s speech could have been a turning point in international history.

September 15, 2020
Allende’s Political Program as Reference for a Sustainable Chile

For Chile, September marks a month of losses. It is also, however, a reminder of a remaining option, and one that has not yet been realised to its full potential.

September 5, 2020
Forced Disappearances and International Complicity in Preventing Accountability

The UN is complicit in enabling forced disappearances through its tacit approval of human rights violations, Ramona Wadi writes.

August 26, 2020
Forcing Environmental Activists and Mapuche Leaders Into Silence in Chile

By issuing statements that contradict the sequence of events, the Chilean government is protecting perpetrators and providing an environment where violence and murder can thrive unabated.

August 20, 2020
Aboriginal Rights and the Discrepancy Between Profit and Heritage

For the Australian government, the discrepancy between profit and heritage is a primary factor influencing legislation that favours mining companies.

August 12, 2020
Chile’s Militarisation of the Araucania Influences Racism Against the Mapuche Population

Is it so surprising that a right-wing government diligently following dictatorship neoliberal policies, would prioritise the criminalisation of Mapuche resistance?

August 1, 2020
Moncada’s Significance in Cuban Revolutionary History

Remembering the first visible revolutionary action by Fidel and his comrades must transcend the historical confines, in order to emulate the lasting vision determined prior to Moncada, Ramona Wadi writes.

July 25, 2020
Weaving Impunity for Dictatorship Crimes in Chile

Chile is governed by silence and complicity – the Pinochet legacy, together with the military’s “pact of silence” – remain perpetual obstacles.

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