The activist and intellectual Alicia Jrapko passed away

The Argentine-American activist and intellectual Alicia Jrapko died in Oakland, California, after battling a cruel disease.

"Despite the harsh treatment, she never stopped working as much as she could and if she regretted anything it was not being able to continue contributing, loving and living with the energy that always characterized her," said a press release that released her death the night on Tuesday.

The Minister of Culture, Ernesto Villegas, lamented the physical departure of the social fighter and assured that she will always be remembered as a friend of this country.

“Sad news about the physical departure of Alicia Jrapko, an Argentine activist residing in the US, a member of the Network of Intellectuals, Artists and Social Movements in Defense of Humanity. His solidarity and friendship with Venezuela and the Bolivarian Revolution will never be forgotten," he wrote on his twitter account.

She was born on January 1, 1953. The daughter of workers, she assumed from a very young age the struggles of a generation that dreamed of building a society with social justice in Argentina.

In 2018, she participated as a guest in the 14th edition of Filven.



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