Viewing from November 2010

45,174 Venezuelans received free medical assistance in Cuba

News from Cuba | Tuesday, 30 November 2010

“It has been 10 years after the endorsement of the Comprehensive Health Agreement Cuba-Venezuela and the results can be clearly seen: 45,174 Venezuelan affected by different pathologies went to Cuba in order to receive assistance for their health problems.”Explained the coordinator of the cooperation program Jhonny Ramos.Ramos assured that there ... read more

Haitian president thanks Fidel and the Cuban people

News from Cuba | Friday, 26 November 2010

Rene Preval, President of Haiti, thanked on Friday the Cuban people and Commander in Chief Fidel Castro for the help given in the face of the cholera epidemic his country is going through.The head of state met with Cuban ambassador Ricardo Garcia and Deputy Health Minister andCoordinator of the Cuban ... read more

Augusto Sandino's grandson to speak at Latin America 2010

Campaign News | Wednesday, 24 November 2010

Interview from the Morning StarAugusto Sandino is one of Latin America's leading historical icons, an inspiration in struggles over liberation and self-determination for the region.This December will see an opportunity to find out more about him as his grandson and biographer Walter Castillo Sandino will be a keynote speaker at ... read more

Brazil and Cuba join forces against Haiti's cholera

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 24 November 2010

Brazil, Cuba and some Brazilian universities have joined forces to provide health care to cholera-ridden Haiti, including building a treatment center near its capital, the Brazilian Health Ministry said Monday.The ministry said it signed agreements with Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul and Federal University of Santa Catarina to ... read more

Final Declaration of the 6th International Colloquium for the Release of the Five and against Terrorism

News from Cuba | Saturday, 20 November 2010

The colloquiums held in Holguin in the last six years have underscored the importance attached to this colossal injustice against the Five and the growing solidarity displayed by thousands of supportive friends with their case.Altogether, the convictions handed down against our Five Brothers amount to two life sentences and 99 ... read more

Certified Right-Wing Extremists Set to Take Control of House Foreign Affairs Panels

News from Cuba | Friday, 19 November 2010

by Alexander MainIn the early years of the past decade, two hard-line Cold Warriors, closely associated with radical Cuban exile groups in Florida, occupied strategic positions in the U.S. foreign policy machine. Otto Reich, former head of the Reagan administration’s covert propaganda operations in Central America, and Roger Noriega, co-author ... read more

Latin lessons: What can we learn from the world’s most ambitious literacy campaign?

News from Cuba | Monday, 15 November 2010

by Nina Lakhani for The IndependentFifty years ago this month, Cuba committed itself to teach every citizen basic literacy. Today, the country's education system is the envy of the rest of the world. Nina Lakhani travels to Havana to discover the story behind the success - and ask why some ... read more

Holidays to Cuba

Campaign News | Monday, 15 November 2010

Exclusive offers for CSC members and friendsBeat the winter blues and book your holiday to Cuba for 2011 with the Cuba Travel Shop's very special rates exclusive to CSC members and friends.From £699 (6 nights) From £899 (13 nights)Dates from January 2011 to July 2011You can choose to stay at ... read more

US: Colonel Wilkerson Censures "Amateurish Foreign Policy"

News from Cuba | Thursday, 11 November 2010

By Deisy Francis Mexidor for Prensa LatinaThe protection afforded by the US government to confessed Cuban-American terrorists, while it includes Cuba on a list of terrorist states, exemplifies Washington's amateurish foreign policy, admitted retired army Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff of Secretary of State Colin Powell from 2002 ... read more

Report on the effects of the US blockade to the United Nations

Campaign News | Sunday, 7 November 2010

Report by Cuba on Resolution 64/6 of the United Nations General AssemblyThe historical conflict that has characterized US-Cuban relations for more than 200 years has its genesis in the desire of the various US governments to control Cuba’s destiny and the permanent determination of Cubans to defend their right to ... read more