I am a freelance Spanish to English translator currently based in Buenos Aires, Argentina and a native U.S. English speaker originally from Silverthorne, Colorado. Prior to becoming a translator my professional experience was mainly rooted in international business, which is how I got my start in translation. My passion for language started at the age of twelve, while living in the heart of Panama City, Panama.
Latest posts by Danelle Hood
The Two Argentineans Showing the ‘Other’ Side of Education Are Now in Colombia and Ecuador
Our second post on the fascinating journey of these popular educators who are looking to learn, interconnect and publicize 'the other education' that social movements in Latin America are promoting.
Filmmaker Digs Up the History and Controversy Beneath ‘100 Years of Beauty’ in the Dominican Republic
Inspired by the Cut.com series, Lala Films tells the history of Dominican beauty over the past century. And it doesn't leave out the controversy.
The Successful Hunger Strike That Changed Colombia's University of Tolima
"The day I wake up without the will to change the world, will be the day the world has changed me."
So Long, Phone Companies. Mexico’s Indigenous Groups Are Getting Their Own Telecoms.
For the first time in history, the Mixe, Mixteco, and Zapoteco populations will get licenses to operate a telecommunications network for indigenous communities to access cellular and Internet services.
Colombian Truckers Have Stopped Moving, But Their Nationwide Strike Rolls On
The truck-driver and cargo-transporter unions in Colombia have been on strike since the first week of June 2016, delivering a significant blow to the national economy.
Two Argentineans Travel Throughout Latin America Looking for ‘The Other Education’
“Education in Motion” was created by two young Argentineans who travel throughout Latin America documenting the development of popular education and the proposals inspired by social movements in the region.
Meet the Nicaraguan Feminist Group Fighting Gender-Based Violence in Central America
The civic group La Corriente develops “actions that generate changes [for] equality, […] combining research, education, media, and the creativity of a team of people devoted to the feminist cause."
Yet Another Environmental Activist Is Murdered in Honduras. When Will It End?
"We demand that the Honduras government put an end to the murders of environmental activists. Stop killing us for defending our rights."
How the Death of Arturo the Polar Bear Blew up Argentina's Animal Captivity Debate
“What can one learn when looking at a polar bear caged in 40 degrees? That we have the power to subdue animals for our own fancy, disguising it as educational.”
The Radio Soap Opera That Revived a Genre and Put the Ecuadorian Lesbian Community on the Map
“Mariana Is So Lesbian” accomplishes several objectives: reviving a genre, advocating for lesbians' rights, and exploring the experiences of those who lived in Ecuador when homosexuality was still a crime.
In the Battle for More Transparency in Mexico, Politicians Win This Round
"The #3of3Law has gone to shit, once again congressmen protect their own interests rather than the interests of the people. They’re a bunch of thieves and backstabbers!"
It Turns Out Venezuelan Women Don’t Appreciate Being Lectured by a High-Ranking Official’s Wife
When Diana D'Agostino disparaged the women supporting the government, calling them “poorly dressed, dirty, or walking around without makeup,” she doesn't seem to have anticipated the public's response.
Health in Venezuela Remains in the Hands of its Citizens
Medication shortages are at around 85%. Low income and indigenous groups requiring healthcare have been hit the hardest.