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Vijay Prashad addressing the crowd at Hamilton House

"The world of the imperialists is dying" - Latin America Conference 2024

Campaign News | Wednesday, 31 January 2024

In an era of increasing global uncertainty and overlapping crises, Latin America continues to show that building a better world is possible. In recent years, the continent has shifted decisively to the left, with progressive governments being elected in Brazil, Bolivia, Mexico, Honduras and even Colombia, once the bastion of ... read more

Solidarity with Palestine

News from Cuba | Monday, 29 January 2024

CSC Campaigns Officer Tariq Anderson looks at the political and practical support that Cuba has offered PalestineRevolutionary Cuba has always been unwavering in its support for the Palestinian struggle, and since last October Cuban leaders, including President Miguel Díaz-Canel and Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parilla, have been forthright in their ... read more

Thousands sign OffTheList letter to US ambassador

Campaign News | Monday, 29 January 2024

More than a thousand people have signed a letter to the US ambassador calling for Cuba to be removed from the US State Sponsors of Terrorism list. Please join them by adding your name today. On 30 November 2023 the US State Department reiterated its designation of Cuba as a ‘State ... read more

Cuba Vive – Medical Aid Appeal

Campaign News | Friday, 26 January 2024

End the blockade on health US sanctions are depriving 11 million Cubans of vital medicines and surgical supplies. Cuba Vive is a medical aid appeal to send life-saving medicines, surgical and other vital medical aid to Cuba. Cuba’s commitment to health as a human right has helped the country achieve world-renowned health services ... read more

Screen Cuba – a celebration of Cuban films this spring

Campaign News | Friday, 26 January 2024

The doors will open at London’s Garden Cinema on 9 March for a Festival of Cuban Cinema. Screen Cuba: Films to Change the World is a celebration of the island’s remarkable cinematic achievements. It will feature a diverse selection of award-winning films, the participation of film specialists from Cuba, and ... read more

Otto Medero Ungo, ICAP, with Jesús Nilo Soca Muñiz, Head of Construction and Investment Programmes in Pinar del Río, with some of the materials sent by CSC

Aid shipment arrives in Cuba

Campaign News | Monday, 22 January 2024

A shipment of material aid including tools to help with hurricane relief, arts materials, and equipment to help refurbish the camp for volunteer work brigades arrived in Cuba in November and CSC has just received photographs showing the items in use. The container was in part a response to requests from ... read more

Tony welcoming Gerardo Hernandez, one of the Miami Five, to Manchester Town Hall in 2016

Condolences on the passing of Tony Lloyd

Campaign News | Thursday, 18 January 2024

CSC statement on the passing of Tony Lloyd MP On behalf of the Cuba Solidarity Campaign in the UK we would like to offer our deepest sympathy to Tony’s family, colleagues and friends. Tony was a long standing friend to the Cuba Solidarity Campaign for more than thirty years. As a member ... read more

Some of the Cuban medical workers in Calabria, August 2023

‘Giving us oxygen’: Italy turns to Cuba to help revive ailing health system

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 17 January 2024

Almost 500 Cuban health workers deployed across Calabria amid severe shortage of doctors. In the operating theatre at a hospital in Calabria, Asbel Díaz Fonseca and his team are preparing to perform abdominal surgery on a man in his sixties. They deliberate over which medical technique to use – the French ... read more

Liz Oliva Fernández

Two Cuban documentaries show effects of US sanctions on island nation

News from Cuba | Monday, 15 January 2024

A Cuban journalist is looking to spread awareness of the US trade embargo in two illuminating documentaries arriving in early 2024. Liz Oliva Fernández says whenever she covered news or events on the island, be it the push for democratic reforms, or the private businesses springing up after the Castros loosened ... read more

Cubans march in solidarity with the Palestinians in Havana, November 2023

Cuba supports South Africa's claim before the ICJ against Israel's genocide in Palestine

News from Cuba | Friday, 12 January 2024

The Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MinRex) released the following statement in support of South Africa's claim before the International Court of Justice against Israel's genocide in Palestine. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs reiterates its deep concern at the continuing escalation of violence by Israel in the illegally occupied Palestinian territories, ... read more

Cuba's Capitol building

Massachusetts Democrats call for removing Cuba from terror list

News from Cuba | Tuesday, 9 January 2024

A majority of the Massachusetts congressional delegation is pushing President Biden to remove Cuba from a list of governments that sponsor terrorism, a designation issued in the waning days of the Trump administration. In a December letter not previously made public, the members panned Trump’s inclusion of Cuba on the State ... read more

Cuba's National Assembly

"The right of people to a dignified death" - Cuba legalises euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide

News from Cuba | Monday, 8 January 2024

Cuba on Friday became the second country in Latin America and the Caribbean to authorise euthanasia, following Colombia. The Communist-run country’s National Assembly passed the measure as part of legislation updating the nation’s legal framework for its universal and free healthcare system. “The right of people to a dignified death is recognised ... read more