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CSC Director Rob Miller takes part in TV debate on Cuba

Campaign News | Saturday, 21 April 2018

Cuba Solidarity Campaign Director Rob Miller was invited to speak on TRT World’s The Newsmakers programme to discuss the future of Cuba following the island’s recent general elections and election of the new President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel. The other two speakers were from Miami based anti-Cuba organisations. ... read more

Cuba's New President Vows to Defend Socialist Revolution

News from Cuba | Thursday, 19 April 2018

President Miguel Diaz-Canel said the new period would be characterised by "modernization of the economic and social model." Cuba's new president, Miguel Diaz-Canel, began his term on Thursday with a promise to defend the socialist revolution led by the Castro brothers since 1959, giving a sober speech that also emphasised the ... read more

Cuba to Begin Session to Elect New President a Day Early

News from Cuba | Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Cuba is bringing forward the start of its national assembly session where a new president will be elected to succeed Raul Castro, Cuban state-run Radio Rebelde said Monday. The new assembly, selected in a March vote, had originally been set to meet Thursday but will now start its "constitutive session" ... read more

Minrex: Cuba expresses solidarity and support for Lula

News from Cuba | Monday, 9 April 2018

The Federal Republic of Brazil's Federal Supreme Court rejected the habeas corpus appeal presented by the defense team of the country's former President and leader of the Workers Party, Luiz Inacio Lula Da Silva. As has just been confirmed, this decision opens the door to Lula's possible immediate detention, an act ... read more

Cuba Condemns Israel's Killings of Palestinians

News from Cuba | Thursday, 5 April 2018

Cuba has condemned Israel's killings of unarmed Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, where brutal repression by the Israeli Army left 18 dead over the weekend and over 1,400 wounded. The killing continued on Tuesday when a Palestinian from Deir Al Balah, in the center of the Gaza Strip, was shot dead ... read more

Trump approves 20 million dollars for regime change programmes against Cuba

News from Cuba | Monday, 2 April 2018

US President Donald Trump has approved $20 million in funds for subversion within Cuba as part of the US budget for the remainder of the US fiscal year which runs until October 2018. In budget proposals presented in May 2017, Trump had proposed to eliminate funding for such programmes in Cuba. ... read more