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Left to right: Rob Miller,CSC Director; Grahame Morris MP; Bárbara Montalvo Álvarez, Cuban Ambassador to the UK; Dr José Ramon Cabañas; Mick Whitley MP

Senior Cuban diplomat meets the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cuba

Campaign News | Thursday, 16 February 2023

On Wednesday 1 February Dr José Ramon Cabañas addressed a packed meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Cuba, chaired by Grahame Morris MP, on the latest in Cuba-US relations. Cabañas is one of Cuba’s most senior diplomats and became the first Cuban ambassador to the US for 50 ... read more

Vice President Francia Marquez

Colombian VP, on visit to Cuba, urges US lift island embargo

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 15 February 2023

Cuba has contributed "enormously to Colombia's progress in finding peace," said Marquez, a former human rights activist who is her nation's first Afro-Colombian vice president and who once fled to the island nation after facing death threats. She referred to Cuba's hosting of peace talks between her country's government and the ... read more

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Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad - Cuba is Not a State-Sponsor of Terrorism

Campaign News | Tuesday, 14 February 2023

Cuba, a country of 11 million people, has been under an illegal embargo by the United States government for over six decades. Despite this embargo, Cuba’s people have been able to transcend the indignities of hunger, ill health, and illiteracy, all three being social plagues that continue to trouble much of ... read more

Henry Reeve Brigade arrives in Türkiye following earthquake

News from Cuba | Friday, 10 February 2023

Cuban doctors from the Henry Reeve international medical brigade have arrived in Türkiye, and will soon be arriving in Syria, to assist in the disaster response efforts following the devastating earthquake that hit the two countries earlier this week. Over 20,000 people have died so far from the earthquake, including ... read more

Jeremy Corbyn MP and Cuban Ambassador Bárbara Montalvo Álvarez

Latin America 2023 – the enduring flame of hope

Campaign News | Thursday, 2 February 2023

Over 250 people gathered in Central London, on Saturday 28 January, for the seventeenth annual Latin America conference. At the home of the National Education Union (NEU), the conference provided an opportunity for delegates and activists to take inspiration from how people from right across the region have fought back ... read more

Havana Congress plans "unilateral but coordinated action" to secure technological sovereignty for the Global South

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 1 February 2023

Havana Congress on the New International Economic Order resolves to “secure science and technology sovereignty” with Cuba convening of 134 Global South governments later this year The Havana Congress on the New International Economic Order, organised by the Progressive International, closed this weekend with delegates agreeing a declaration and a ... read more

Unite branches launch Grassroots Sports appeal as part of Viva la Educacion

Campaign News | Wednesday, 1 February 2023

Several Unite branches have launched an appeal to raise funds for grassroots sports equipment including everything from balls for football, volleyball and basketball, to bats, team kits and nets, as well as specialist equipment to enable students with special educational needs and disabilities to participate. Find out out more and donate ... read more