Viewing from December 2019

Cuban President Diaz-Canel arrives in Argentina for Fernandez inauguration

News from Cuba | Tuesday, 10 December 2019

HAVANA, Cuba, Dec 9 (ACN) The President of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, arrived this Sunday evening in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to attend the inauguration of the president-elect of that southern nation, Alberto Fernandez.On Twitter, the Presidency of Cuba reported the arrival of Diaz-Canel at Ezeiza airport, leading a delegation that includes ... read more

Cuban health workers in West Africa during the Ebola outbreak in 2014

United States try to discredit Cuba's international health cooperation

News from Cuba | Monday, 9 December 2019

HAVANA, Dec 5 (ACN) The Cuban News Agency transmits the Declaration of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, denouncing the campaign of manipulations carried out by the U.S. government to discredit the work of Cuban health professionals in different countries around the world.Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the ... read more

Cuba found to be the most sustainably developed country in the world, new research finds

News from Cuba | Friday, 29 November 2019

CUBA is the most sustainably developed country in the world, according to a new report launched today. The socialist island outperforms advanced capitalist countries including Britain and the United States, which has subjected Cuba to a punitive six-decades-long economic blockade. The Sustainable Development Index (SDI), designed by anthropologist and author Dr Jason ... read more

Keith Bolender, Journalist, Ben Chacko, Morning Star editor, Bob Oram, CSC EC & Lauren Collins, CSC EC

Over 60 speakers in 24 different seminars bring a wealth of discussion to Latin America Conference

Campaign News | Friday, 29 November 2019

The Latin America Conference featured 24 seminars focusing on a wide range of countries, issues and movements from across the region. In a seminar entitled ‘Misinformation and the media war against Cuba’, Dr Lauren Collins from Cuba Solidarity Campaign’s Executive Committee, analysed the press attacks on Cuban doctors working overseas on ... read more

Keith Bolender in Bimingham, with Tim Hollins, Birmingham CSC Secretary. Photo Credt: Kevin Hayes

Keith Bolender tour counteracts the media war against the Cuban Revolution

Campaign News | Friday, 29 November 2019

The Media War against Cuba Public meetings with Keith Bolender - November 2019 Canadian author and journalist Keith Bolender has spent the past three weeks travelling the length and breadth of the country speaking to CSC groups and community organisations. Keith has focussed his talk on understanding and counteracting the unrelenting ... read more

Steve Turner, Unite AGS, Teresita Vicente, Cuban Ambassador, Diana Holland, Unite AGS and Enrique Santiago, Spanish MP

Over 500 attend crucial Latin America Conference

Campaign News | Thursday, 28 November 2019

Latin America Conference 2019 Over 500 activists attended this year’s crucial Latin America Conference at Friends House in London. The weeks leading up to the conference saw huge turbulence in the region, including the military coup in Bolivia which ousted President Evo Morales; a million Chileans were on the streets to ... read more

Cuba Solidarity Campaign Director Rob Miller with the CTC medal and Cuban trade union delegation at the Unions for Cuba Conference

CSC Director awarded medal from Cuban trade unions

Campaign News | Friday, 22 November 2019

The Cuba Solidarity Campaign Director Rob Miller was awarded a medal at the Unions for Cuba Conference from the Cuban trade union movement in recognition of the work of solidarity from CSC in Britain. Carmen Lopez Rodriguez, Deputy General Secretary of the CTC (Cuban Trade Union Federation) awarded Rob Miller with ... read more

Around 700 Cuban doctors have now returned from Bolivia

Last Group of 228 Cuban Doctors Arrive Home From Bolivia

News from Cuba | Thursday, 21 November 2019

In more than a decade, health professionals carried out more than 1.5 million interventions and more than 72 million medical consultations. Cuba's Minister of Foreign Affairs Bruno Rodriguez received Wednesday the last group of 228 Cuban doctors who were offering their services in Bolivia but had to leave due to harassment ... read more

British trade unions display solidarity with Cuban unions at historic conference

Campaign News | Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Unions for Cuba Conference On Saturday 2 November, more than 200 trade unionists and activists attended CSC’s Unions for Cuba conference at the NEU headquarters in London. The vibrant conference, the largest trade union conference of solidarity with Cuba to take place in the UK for 15 years, demonstrated the strength ... read more

First group of Cuban medical brigade returns from Bolivia

News from Cuba | Tuesday, 19 November 2019

HAVANA, Cuba, Nov 17 (ACN) With the satisfaction of having contributed to the well-being of thousands of citizens of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, 224 collaborators who provided free health services there as part of a bilateral agreement between the two nations, returned to Cuba.This first group of professionals to ... read more