Viewing from April 2023

The Cuban ambassador and embassy staff with Pete Kavanagh, Regional Secretary of Unite the Union and CSC executive members after loading a truck with educational aid for Cuba

Container loaded with educational aid for Cuba

Campaign News | Friday, 21 April 2023

Part of a huge consignment of educational aid for Cuba left the Cuba Solidarity Campaign's office at Unite's London and Eastern headquarters on 21 April. CSC staff and executive members were joined by Cuban Ambassador Barbara Montalvo and embassy staff, together with Peter Kavanagh, Unite Regional Secretary. A truck was loaded with ... read more

Omara Durand, Cuban paralympic runner and triple gold medalist at the 2016 Brazil Olympics, has just been elected to the Cuban Council of State

New council of state has 52 per cent women

News from Cuba | Thursday, 20 April 2023

Following the national elections on 25 March, Cuba's National Assembly has met to elect a new Council of State and president and vice presidents of the national parliament. The 21 person body includes representatives from Cuba's mass organisations, including Gerardo Hernandez, Miami Five hero, who is now national coordinator of the ... read more

You did it! Thanks to your amazing efforts, Viva la Educacíon has passed its £100,000 goal

Campaign News | Wednesday, 19 April 2023

Two 40 ft containers full of vital educational aid will be shipped to Cuba in April thanks to the fantastic efforts of the NEU, and CSC members and affiliates. CSC director Rob Miller sends a message of thanks to all supporters It’s fantastic news that the Viva la Educacíon (VLE) appeal ... read more

President James Monroe

The Monroe Doctrine: Two hundred years too long

Campaign News | Wednesday, 19 April 2023

Francisco Dominguez on the history and development of the ‘doctrine’ that has been used as a justification for US intervention in Latin America for two centuries In December 2023, the infamous Monroe Doctrine will be 200 years old. For some people, the name refers simply to a long and complex foreign ... read more

Community at the heart of education

Campaign News | Wednesday, 12 April 2023

NEU delegates report back from their thought provoking trip to Cuba On the same day that teachers and education workers in the National Education Union (NEU) voted almost unanimously to reject the UK government’s latest pay offer, over 150 delegates at the NEU’s annual conference in Harrogate packed into a meeting ... read more

Annual General Meeting – Register today

Campaign News | Monday, 10 April 2023

The 2023 Cuba Solidarity Campaign Annual General Meeting will take place on Saturday 10 June from 10am–1pm, followed by celebration of Cuban education at the NEU headquarters, Mabledon Place, London. Guest speakers will include the Cuban Ambassador Her Excellency Bárbara Montalvo and Cuban education specialist and Federation of Cuban Women (FMC) ... read more