Displaying all posts for Berta Joubert-Ceci

Long live a free Puerto Rico!

By 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.” The intensification of the attacks at all levels on working people, on […]


Colombian ‘peace process’ at an impasse

By 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 revealed that the FARC-EP had captured Colombian Army […]


Philadelphia: No to ICE

By October 22, 2014
Philadelphia: No to ICE

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 “detainers” or holds — written demands from ICE that require […]


Bolivia, with its people, moves forward

By October 14, 2014
Evo Morales

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 largest percentage of Native people […]


Asesinatos selectivos tienen objetivo derrocar Revolución


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, fueron apuñalados en su hogar […]


Venezuela: Behind murder of revolutionary deputy

By 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 his life partner Maria Herrera were stabbed […]


Pueblo venezolano sigue defendiendo su revolución

By October 7, 2014

Venezuela se encuentra en medio de la difícil tarea de construir la ruta hacia el socialismo. Como todo proceso viviente, no es uno linear, sino con avances y retrocesos, con errores y rectificaciones, siendo lo principal el continuo esfuerzo del pueblo en propulsar la construcción de un sistema justo que por una vez y por […]


Venezuelans defend Bolivarian Revolution

By October 1, 2014

Venezuela is in the midst of the difficult task of constructing the path to socialism. Like any living process, it does not go forward in a straight line. It instead has advances and setbacks, mistakes and corrections. The important thing is the continuous effort of the people in propelling the construction of a fair system […]


Latin America stands with Gaza

By July 30, 2014

July 27 — Solidarity with the Palestinian people in their struggle for freedom and self-determination has long been strong among Latin Americans. With many having lived decades under rightist regimes, they identify with the fight against state repression. Now, their success bringing popular governments to office gives them confidence in victory and strengthens that solidarity. […]


Major events stir Latin America & Caribbean

By June 19, 2014

Three major events have been taking place almost simultaneously in the Latin American region that have long lasting and international repercussions. These are the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil, the “G77+China” in Bolivia and the presidential elections in Colombia. But the Caribbean region had its own important events too, particularly in Haiti and Puerto […]