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Articles by Berta Joubert-Ceci

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 [...]

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 [...]
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