Viewing from February 2011

El Paso Diary: Day 17 in the Trial of Posada Carriles

News from Cuba | Monday, 14 February 2011

The War Against the Evidence From Cuba, By JOSÉ PERTIERRAThe first witness from Cuba to testify in the trial of Luis Posada Carriles in federal court in El Paso is Roberto Hernández Caballero. Accompanied by FBI agent Omar Vega, Hernández Caballero got there early and waited in a solitary chair ... read more

New on Youtube - Latin America Conference films

Campaign News | Monday, 14 February 2011

Watch some of the keynote speakers frm the 2010 conference at Congress HouseYou can now watch a film about the Latin America 2010 conference together with the full speeches of key participants including:Esther Armenteros Cardenas, Cuban AmbassadorKen Livingstone, former Mayor of LondonGeorge Galloway, Seamus Milne, author and journalistWatch the latin America ... read more

A Valentine's message from Ramon Labanino and the Miami Five

News from Cuba | Monday, 14 February 2011

Sisters and Brothers:You have been by our side the whole time, in good times, in bad times, with the satisfaction of the victories, with the sadness of the defeats, but always united as only one.You are the reason for our dreams to become true, you are the power and strength ... read more

Salvadoran Man Says He Received Explosives and $2K in Cash from U.S. Agent to Carry Out 1997 Hotel Bombing

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 9 February 2011

A Salvadoran man jailed in Cuba in connection with a string of 1990s hotel bombings says he told a U.S. prosecutor that he got explosives and money directly from a former CIA operative now on trial in Texas, and that he is willing to testify against him.Otto Rene Rodriguez told ... read more

Wikileaks releases cables on UK Miami 5 campaigners

Campaign News | Saturday, 5 February 2011

US Embassy in London reports on pressure from UK campaignersLeaked cables from the US Embassy published by The Telegraph on 4 February 2011 show that UK campaigners for the Miami Five have been successful in reaching the highest levels of the US government.A US Embassy cable from February 2010 entitled ... read more

Wikileaks report on Hague's Cuba visit

Campaign News | Saturday, 5 February 2011

UK Shadow Foreign Minister interviewed by US Embassy on his return from the islandFollowing a visit to Cuba when he was Shadow Foreign Secretary William Hague was interviewed by a senior diplomat at the US Embassy in London who was concerned about a press report in which Hague called for ... read more

Spanish Court Confirms Ownership of Havana Club Trademark

News from Cuba | Thursday, 3 February 2011

For the third time Spanish Courts refused Bacardi?s attempt to challenge the ownership of the famous trademark for Cuban rumThe Supreme Court of Spain today confirmed the Havana Club joint venture's ownership of the Havana Club trademark in Spain. This is the third time the Spanish courts have rejected Bacardi's ... read more

Young Trade Unionists’ May Day Brigade

Campaign News | Wednesday, 2 February 2011

27 April -11 May 2011A unique opportunity for activists to participate in practical solidarity work, take part in Havana's May Day celebrations and discover the reality of life for Cubans living under the illegal US blockade of their country.During the 15-day brigade participants will:· Attend the spectacular May Day Rally ... read more