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Articles by Berta Joubert-Ceci

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 [...]

Lucha de clases se agudiza en México y Puerto Rico

December 21, 2014

16 de diciembre — Dos meses después de la desaparición de los 43 normalistas en Ayotzinapa, el presidente Enrique Peña Nieto finalmente visitó esa región el 4 de diciembre. Fue, no para ofrecer apoyo a las familias de las/os estudiantes, sino para inaugurar un puente que había sido dañado [...]

Class struggle sharpens in Mexico, Puerto Rico

December 16, 2014

Two months after the disappearance of the 43 normalistas (education students) in Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto finally visited that region on Dec. 4. He went, not to offer support to the students’ families, but to inaugurate a bridge that had been damaged by a [...]

Long live a free Puerto Rico!

November 24, 2014

Berta Joubert-CeciWW photo: Bert Joubert-Ceci 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.” [...]

Colombian ‘peace process’ at an impasse

November 23, 2014

Nov. 23 — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos shocked the world when he announced on Nov. 16 the unilateral suspension of peace negotiations of the past two years between his government and the FARC-EP (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army) in Havana, Cuba. That day, it was [...]

Philadelphia: No to ICE

October 22, 2014

Erika Almiron, director of immigrant rights’ organization Juntos, spoke at an Oct. 16 press conference on the latest attacks by Immigration Customs Enforcement against the immigrant community in Philadelphia. Six months ago, Juntos won a historic victory in this city on what are called ICE [...]

Bolivia, with its people, moves forward

October 14, 2014

It was the most amazing act to avenge the 1492 criminal invasion of the Americas by Christopher Columbus. That Oct. 12 landing led to the decimation and genocide of Indigenous nations and the colonization of millions of people. This Oct. 12, more than five centuries later, the country with the [...]

Asesinatos selectivos tienen objetivo derrocar Revolución

October 14, 2014

En la mañana del jueves 2 de octubre, el pueblo bolivariano de Venezuela se despertó con la terrible noticia del asesinato la noche anterior de una joven pareja revolucionaria. Robert Serra, de 27 años, el diputado más joven a la Asamblea Nacional por el PSUV y su compañera María Herrera, [...]

Venezuela: Behind murder of revolutionary deputy

October 9, 2014

Robert Serra On the morning of Oct. 2, the Bolivarian people of Venezuela awoke to the terrible news of a murder during the previous night of a young revolutionary couple. Robert Serra, 27, the youngest deputy to the National Assembly elected from the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), and [...]
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