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Alicia Alonso

Alicia Alonso - Cuba Solidarity Campaign statement on her passing

Campaign News | Friday, 18 October 2019

We mourn the sad passing on 17 October of the phenonemon that was Alicia Alonso, the godmother of Cuban ballet. Overcoming near blindness and numerous other obstacles that would have ended the careers of lesser people, Alicia Alonso (born 1921) became one of the greatest ballerinas and starred in the most ... read more

UNIONS FOR CUBA CONFERENCE – Celebrating 60 years of the Cuban Revolution and building trade union solidarity in Britain

Campaign News | Monday, 14 October 2019

Saturday 2 November 2019, 10am-5pm NEU Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London, WC1H 9BD Join Cuban leaders from across the island, representing workers in health, education, transport, communications, energy, mining and public administration at the Unions for Cuba Conference in November. Book your tickets today Heading the delegation is Carmen Rosa López Rodríguez, Cuban MP ... read more

Tougher U.S. sanctions make Cuba ever more difficult for Western firms

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 9 October 2019

HAVANA (Reuters) - Tougher U.S. sanctions against Cuba have led international banks to avoid transactions involving the island, while prospective overseas investors put plans on hold and foreign firms operating in the country consider restructuring to lower their risk exposure.Just a few years ago, foreign businesses were rushing to take ... read more

US denies Cuba health minister visa to attend health meeting in Washington

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 2 October 2019

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba said on Monday the Trump administration denied its health minister a visa to attend a Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) meeting in Washington and accused the United States of repeatedly violating its obligations as the host of an international organization. The Cuban Embassy in Washington wrote an ... read more