Viewing from March 2023

Niurka González addressing the NEU conference in 2022

Cuban teachers send their solidarity to British teachers in their fight for pay and conditions

Campaign News | Friday, 10 March 2023

The Cuban National Union of Education, Science and Sport Workers (SNTECD) has sent a letter of solidarity, on behalf of its membership of over half a million, to the National Education Union (NEU) as it prepares for more industrial action. The letter, addressed from General Secretary Niurka González Orberá, expressed SNTECD’s ... read more

José Agustín Fernández de Cossío Rodríguez, pictured with former RMT leader Bob Crow at a reception in 2005

CSC sends condolences on passing of José Agustín Fernández de Cossío Rodríguez, prominent Cuban diplomat and former Ambassador to the UK

Campaign News | Wednesday, 8 March 2023

The Cuba Solidarity Campaign was saddened to hear of the death of Cuban diplomat José Agustín Fernández de Cossío Rodríguez who died on 7 March aged 89. In his youth, Fernández de Cossío Rodríguez had been involved in the struggle against the Batista dictatorship had suffered imprisonment and torture as student ... read more

Cuba Solidarity Campaign condemns the continued false designation of Cuba as a ‘State Sponsor of Terrorism'.

Campaign News | Thursday, 2 March 2023

On February 27, the US State Department released its Country Report on Terrorism 2021 which, with Cuba’s continued inclusion as a so-called ‘state sponsor of terrorism’, served as further evidence that President Joe Biden is determined to continue more than 60 years of economic war against Cuba. The report states that ... read more

Cyclists on the 2022 Challenge arrive in Vinales

Freewheeling through the Cuban countryside

Campaign News | Wednesday, 1 March 2023

Joe Bleach recalls his highlights from the 2022 cycle experienceI was fortunate to be part of the Unite team participating in the Cycle Cuba Experience organised by the Cuba Solidarity Campaign in November 2022.Our ten-day tour started from the hillside nature reserve of Soroa in the west of Cuba. Once ... read more