Viewing from October 2022

Latin America — the enduring flame of hope

Campaign News | Thursday, 27 October 2022

Ahead of the Latin America Conference 2023 in January, Richard Burgon MP looks at the 'second pink tide,' a new wave of social progress across the continent — and why solidarity remains as important as ever It seems not a month goes by without a new crisis hitting ordinary people all ... read more

Young Trade Unionists’ May Day Brigade to Cuba 2023 - booking open

Campaign News | Monday, 24 October 2022

Reservations are now open for the 2023 Young Trade Unionists’ May Day Brigade to Cuba. The May Day brigade will feature a full programme of activities including; special invitations from the Cuban trade unions to take part in the May Day at Havana’s Revolution Square and the International Solidarity with Cuba ... read more

Take action and donate to help Cuba to rebuild after Hurricane Ian

Campaign News | Thursday, 20 October 2022

The Cuba Solidarity Campaign sends its sympathy and solidarity to all those affected by Hurricane Ian which struck western Cuba on 27 September. Our condolences go out to all of those who have lost their loved ones, homes and livelihoods in Cuba and other countries during this terrible storm. The province ... read more

UN relief chief urges global solidarity for Cuba following devastation caused by Hurricane Ian

News from Cuba | Thursday, 20 October 2022

UN calls for US$42 million to speed up response, recovery efforts (New York, 18 October 2022) Hurricane Ian was one of the worst disasters ever to hit Cuba, pummeling the country’s western provinces and affecting an estimated 3.2 million people. Many lives were saved thanks to swift evacuations, but the hurricane ... read more

The constant pandemic/hurricane of the blockade on Cuba - Report in advance of UN vote

News from Cuba | Thursday, 20 October 2022

On 19 October the Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez described the hostile blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba for over 60 years as a constant pandemic or hurricane, due to damages it causes to the country. Rodriguez presented Cuba's latest report on the impact of the blockade to a ... read more

Navendu Mishra MP speaking at the Labour Party Conference Cuba Solidarity Campaign fringe meeting

A high price for independence-Labour Party conference report

Campaign News | Wednesday, 19 October 2022

Cuban ambassador tells Labour Party delegates of the “incalculable, massive and cruel” impact of the US blockade in its 60th yearCSC held a successful fringe meeting and ran a stall at September’s Labour Party Conference in Liverpool. Existing CSC members and affiliates visited to say hello, find out the latest ... read more

Her Excellency Bárbara Montalvo Álvarez, (photo credit Mark Thomas)

‘Supporting Education, Resisting the Blockade,’ TUC Congress fringe meeting

Campaign News | Wednesday, 19 October 2022

CSC and the National Education union held a successful joint fringe at the rescheduled TUC Congress on Tuesday 18 October. ‘Supporting Education, Resisting the Blockade,’ looked at Cuba’s achievements in education in the face of a 60 year old blockade, the importance of international solidarity both practical and political, and ... read more

TUC fringe meeting: Supporting Education, Resisting the blockade

Campaign News | Wednesday, 12 October 2022

Tuesday 18 October, 6-7pmRoom 1ab, Brighton Centre withHer Excellency Bárbara Montalvo Álvarez, Cuban AmbassadorKevin Courtney, NEUMick Whelan, ASLEFMariela Kohn, TUCGrahame Morris MPplus speakers from CWU, FBU and UniteChair: Rob Miller, Director CSC 2022 marks the 60th anniversary of the US blockade of Cuba. Despite 29 UN votes calling for its termination, it ... read more