Elisa Trotta Gamus
Elisa Alejandra Trotta Gamus is a Venezuelan lawyer, diplomat and human rights activist, named ambassador from Venezuela to Argentina by Juan Guaidó during the 2019 Venezuelan presidential crisis, and recognized immediately by Argentine president Mauricio Macri.
Trotta Gamus was born in Venezuela. Her mother was communist. Her father is Argentine lawyer Alberto Trotta, who was a political prisoner, went into exile in 1975, spent time in Venezuela, and had his family while there. She obtained her law degree from the Central University of Venezuela, and two Master's degrees from Brandeis University in Boston, where she was a Fulbright scholar. She has been living in Argentina since 2011.
Trotta Gamus specialized in human rights and international law. She was director of institutional programs for the Buenos Aires Province Chamber of Deputies, working for governor María Eugenia Vidal. She was also president of Alianza por Venezuela, a network of exiled Venezuelans.
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