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Gracias por su solidaridad en 2022! Season’s Greetings and best wishes for 2023

Campaign News | Wednesday, 21 December 2022

The Cuba Solidarity Campaign team wishes you a peaceful break and happiness for 2023. We are grateful for the support that you have given during the last year, and hope you will continue to stand in solidarity with the Cuban people against the criminal US blockade. This year was the 60th ... read more

Teaching brigade arrives in Honduras

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 21 December 2022

On 20 December a Cuban literacy brigade arrived in Honduras as part of a joint cooperation agreement between the educational institutions of both countries.The Cuban brigade - which comprises of 123 professors- will help to reduce illiteracy in Honduras by rolling out the Cuban method “Yo Sí puedo” (Yes, I ... read more

Nigel Huddleston MP speaks on the amendment at a meeting of the Sixth Delegated Legislation Committee

UK government reaffirms its opposition to the blockade of Cuba

Campaign News | Friday, 9 December 2022

The UK Government has kept legislation on its books that seeks to protect British citizens and companies from being forced to comply with the US blockade of Cuba. The government also reaffirmed its opposition to the US blockade of Cuba, which it called counterproductive, in Parliament. The legislation, ‘Extraterritorial US Legislation ... read more

UNISON NW members at the conference in Bournemouth

UNISON young members show their support for Cuba Solidarity Campaign

Campaign News | Wednesday, 7 December 2022

UNISON Young Members overwhelmingly passed a motion at their recent conference, instructing regional young members groups to show support for the Cuba Solidarity Campaign. The motion, proposed by UNISON North West region, emphasised the importance of understanding, and practicing, international solidarity and spoke about how the British trade union movement could ... read more

Cuba’s Environment Minister at COP27 – “Tomorrow will be too late to do what we should have done a long time ago”

News from Cuba | Tuesday, 6 December 2022

This year has seen the reality of climate change brought into stark focus for Cubans. Hurricane Ian, a Category 3 storm, ravaged the western part of the island at the end of September, killing three people, destroying upwards of 14,000 homes and causing severe damage to Cuba’s power network. Cuba, ... read more

Cuba slams U.S. rejection of undersea telecoms connection to island

News from Cuba | Monday, 5 December 2022

HAVANA/WASHINGTON, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Cuba´s Vice Foreign Minister Carlos Fernandez de Cossio on Thursday accused long-time rival the United States of doublespeak after the Biden administration proposed to scrap a plan to install a new undersea telecommunications cable to Cuba. The administration of U.S. president Joe Biden said after widespread ... read more