Journalist, Freelance EN>ES Translator, proofreader and Spanish Copy-Editor
UNIVERSIDAD DEL ZULIA, Venezuela
INSTITUTO DE LENGUAS VIVAS JUAN RAMÓN FERNÁNDEZ, Buenos Aires
FUNDACIÓN LITTERAE, Buenos Aires
Translating, editing and writing for Global Voices has opened many paths for my personal and professional growth, while doing what I enjoy most contributing to causes that motivate me. But the best of all is being part of this wonderful, diverse community of journalists, linguists, researchers and activists from all over the world.
Latest posts by Romina Navarro
Argentine NGO documenting human rights violations nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
"Every recovered bone and identified remain is a triumph of truth and justice that is essential to nourish the memories people carry with them throughout the rest of their lives."
The feminist translators and interpreters revolutionizing the profession in Argentina
"Feminism is always growing and diversifying, and feminists must come together and create areas of common interest and practice unique forms of activism that move away from hegemonic feminism"
Argentina resumes the fight for legal abortion with new draft bill
In 2018, Argentina's Senate rejected a bill that would legalize abortion in the South American country. Will it be different this time?
This ‘cholita’ drag challenges gender and folklore stereotypes from the Argentine periphery
"It is not the same to be a white gay [man] from the city than a brown gay [man], with body that is not normative, with an indigenous face..."
Argentina's Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo find 129th child who went missing during 1970s dictatorship
The newfound daughter had been in touch with the Abuelas since 2013, but only agreed to take a DNA test in 2019. She is yet to meet her biological father and elder brother.
Luis Carlos and Global Voices, 12 years and counting
"Luis Carlos represents certain characteristics and qualities: strength, resilience in the face of obstacles, solidarity and commitment to human rights and a rather brilliant and idiosyncratic sense of humour."
The abortion legalization movement in Argentina gets a boost of global solidarity
Support for the movement has expanded on social media to include similar struggles in other counties.
Argentina counts down the hours to the vote on legalizing abortion
"If the law is not approved, those responsable for that torture and the eventual deaths will be the deputies who voted against it..."
Argentinians are mocking the president's penny-pinching advice for citizens with higher utility bills
"If you don't have gas or electricity, I can teach you how to make a fire. You just take a stick and rub your hands together," one meme sarcastically says.
As Women March in Argentina, the Country Debates Legalizing Abortion
"The debate isn't abortion versus no abortion; it's legal abortion versus underground abortion. Everything else is a matter of personal opinions and decisions, all respectable, none disputable."
What Do Argentinians Give Up in Exchange for “Free” WiFi in Buenos Aires?
"The average Argentinian it doesn't [care], as long as they are given free wifi they will accept anything, 'in the end they have nothing to hide.'"
In Argentina, the Search for the Lost Grandchildren of the Dictatorship Continues
The recovery of granddaughter 127 is seen as the fruit of long efforts and it is a renewal of hope for the reunification of families torn apart by the dictatorship.
Argentine Documentary ‘Education in Motion’ Spotlights Grassroots Learning in Latin America
"The people know very well that the school is here, conquered by the struggle, it is in struggle and lives in struggle."
Three Decades After Dictatorship, Theater Aids the Search for Identity and Truth in Argentina
"There are already two generations that do not know their identity, we do not want to witness a third."
Argentines Rally Against Ruling That Could Shorten Prison Sentences of Dictatorship-Era Criminals
"Argentina cannot go backwards on human rights issues. The message of impunity cannot invade our streets”
A Veteran of the Malvinas War Shares His Healing Journey to the Past
War veteran Miguel Savage says there are three ways to cope terrible suffering: “block everything out, play the victim, or embrace the pain and turn it into something positive.”
Argentina Confronts the Scourge of Women’s Nipples
A police crackdown on three topless women at a beach has sparked a national debate about the gender inequality of the country's recreational dresscode.
An Argentinian Fact-Checking Initiative Enters Its Seventh Year
Chequeado.com is part of a worldwide fact-checking movement, employing a strategy popularized in the United States more than a decade ago.
Argentina’s Changing History, as Seen Through 100 Years of Beauty Ideals
"[The] video is also about the way in which Argentinian women have used their beauty to look towards the future as well as to remember the past."
Will a Buenos Aires Subway Station Take the Name of a LGBTI Figurehead?
With #CarlosJáureguiStation" the Argentinian capital remembers the most important figure in the struggle of LGBTI rights 20 years after his death.
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.