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. She writes about the struggle for memory in Palestine, Chile and Argentina, the disappeared (desaparecidos), historical legitimacy, the ramifications of settler-colonialism, the correlation between humanitarian aid and human rights abuses, refugee trajectories, the globalisation of NATO, the United Nations as an imperialist organisation, indigenous resistance, la nueva cancion Chilena and Latin American revolutionary philosophy with a particular focus on Fidel Castro, Jose Marti and Jose Carlos Mariategui.
She has conducted interviews with activists, torture survivors and relatives of the disappeared, Mapuche poets, Chilean nueva cancion musicians and academics.
Her articles, book reviews, interviews and blogs have been published in Middle East Monitor, Mint Press News, TRT World, The Region, The Arab Weekly, The New Arab, The Palestine Chronicle, TeleSUR English, Russia Today, Middle East Eye, Upside Down World, Irish Left Review, Latino America, Truthout, Cubarte, Rabble.ca, Toward Freedom, History Today, Quds Media, PLO Department of Culture and Information, Al Zaytouna Centre for Studies and Information, Chileno and other outlets.
Ramona’s work has also been published in journals, including the Journal for Palestinian Refugee Studies, Gramsci Oggi, Holy Land Studies and Center for Latin American Studies (University of California, Berkeley).
Her articles have also been republished in Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French, Greek, Turkish, Romanian, Indonesian and Farsi translations.
Ramona is also a freelance artist working with watercolour, charcoal and soft pastels. Her art can be found at Paintings and Metaphors.