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Articles by Berta Joubert-Ceci

Immigrants defend right to drive in Pennsylvania

March 26, 2015

Philadelphia,March 20.WW photo: Joseph Piette During a public hearing on March 20 on the reform of the driving-license law for undocumented people in Pennsylvania, people told their moving stories about the impact of not having drivers’ licenses before a room full of immigrants and their close [...]

¡A Defender a Venezuela y poner fin a las sanciones!

March 16, 2015

El Presidente Nicolás Maduro de Venezuela merece los mayores elogios y el apoyo por rechazar firmemente la última ronda de presiones de Estados Unidos diseñada para socavar y derrocar a la Revolución Bolivariana. El 9 de marzo, la administración Obama anunció más sanciones contra Venezuela, [...]

EUA en el Proceso de Paz de Colombia

March 10, 2015

El pasado 20 de febrero se anunció que Estados Unidos enviaría un representante a los diálogos de paz entre el gobierno colombiano y las FARC-EP que se llevan a cabo en La Habana, Cuba. Ese mismo día, la Delegación de Paz de las FARC emitió una declaración saludando este paso y diciendo en [...]

U.S. to join Colombia ‘peace process’ in Havana

March 5, 2015

On Oct. 24 in Havana, the FARC brought 18 new members to serve on the Technical Subcommittee on bilateral ceasefire and surrender of weapons.Photo: FARC-EP The U.S. State Department announced on Feb. 20 that it would send a representative to the peace talks between the Colombian government and the [...]

Gobierno Bolivariano detiene intento de golpe

February 24, 2015

Desde que el Comandante Hugo Chávez llegó a la presidencia de Venezuela y se comenzó la Revolución Bolivariana, no ha habido un momento cuando la oposición, apoyada, y en gran medida dirigida por Estados Unidos, haya dejado de intentar derrocar al proceso revolucionario. Es una historia [...]

Relevancia de Puerto Rico en Cumbre de la CELAC

February 17, 2015

Hay mucho desconocimiento a nivel internacional, de la lucha por la independencia de Puerto Rico. Esto muchas veces lleva a nociones y críticas simplistas y a veces hasta negativas hacia la lucha boricua sin tratar de entender la gran complejidad de una lucha que por más de un siglo se ha librado [...]

Venezuelan government stops U.S.-backed coup attempt

February 16, 2015

President Nicolás Maduro on election day in April 2013. Ever since Comandante Hugo Chavez became president of Venezuela in 1998 and the Bolivarian Revolution began, there has been no time that the opposition — supported and, to a large extent, led by the United States — has stopped trying to [...]

Relevance of Puerto Rico at the CELAC Summit

February 11, 2015

From left, Nicaraguan First Lady Rosario Murillo, Rubén Berríos, president of the Puerto Rican Independence Party, and Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega. On the international level there are many unknowns about the struggle for the independence of Puerto Rico. This often leads to simplistic [...]

Isabel Rosado: Puerto Rican fighter

January 22, 2015

Isabel Rosado at 105. Known simply as “Isabelita” or “Doña Isabelita,” throughout her life, Isabel Rosado was an icon of the struggle for Puerto Rican independence and sovereignty. When, on Jan. 15, her remains were sown in the soil of her beloved hometown of Ceiba, thousands of Puerto [...]

Long live a free Puerto Rico!

January 8, 2015

Berta Joubert-CeciWW photo: G. Dunkel Excerpted from a talk by Berta Joubert-Ceci to the Workers World Party national conference in New York City, Nov. 15-16. We are seeing the effects and the consequences of this stage of capitalism — what we have called “capitalism at a dead end.” The [...]
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