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US anti-Cuba policies prevented Las Tunas baseball team from receiving $72,000 prize money for finishing second in the Caribbean Series

U.S. hostility toward Cuba has once again been demonstrated with the cancellation of the agreement reached between the Cuban Baseball Federation and Major League Baseball (MLB)

News from Cuba | Thursday, 30 May 2019

CUBAN fans follow a wide range of sports, among which baseball stands out as a favorite. It is for that reason that U.S. administrations have repeatedly adopted measures to damage this sport, which represents so much to Cubans. The most recent example of that hostility was the opposition of the Donald ... read more

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall at Havana's Revolution Square

Cuba after Castro: royal visit to Havana reflects important shift in UK policy

News from Cuba | Saturday, 25 May 2019

From Winston Churchill to the Rolling Stones, Cuba has hosted its fair share of famous Britons over the years. But the first official royal visit by the Prince of Wales and his wife the Duchess of Cornwall in 2019 heralds an important shift in Her Majesty’s Government’s longstanding policy towards ... read more

Diana Holland, Unite AGS, Rob Miller, CSC Director, Karen Lee MP, H. E. Teresita Vicente, Cuban Ambassador and Diane Abbott MP, Shadow Home Secretary

Cuban Ambassador hosts Friends of Cuba reception

Campaign News | Thursday, 23 May 2019

Her Excellency Teresita Vicente, Cuban Ambassador, hosted over 100 ‘Friends of Cuba’ and special guests including parliamentarians, ambassadors, trade unionists, artists, journalists and lawyers at an exclusive reception at the Ambassador’s residency in St John’s Wood, London, to thank them for their support for Cuba and the Cuba Solidarity Campaign. Parliamentarians ... read more

Young trade unionists in solidarity with Cuba in 60th anniversary year

Campaign News | Thursday, 23 May 2019

Young Trade Unionists Report 2019 30 young trade unionists from Unite, Unison, GMB, RMT and TSSA, representing over four million workers in Britain and Ireland participated in Cuba Solidarity Campaign’s 14th annual Young Trade Unionists’ May Day brigade to Cuba where they took part in a full programme of solidarity agricultural ... read more

'Title III of Helms-Burton, it's like a soap opera' 'But of terror' cartoon

New lawsuit against Cuban companies under Helms-Burton

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 22 May 2019

HAVANA, Cuba, May 21 (ACN) A new lawsuit was filed Monday in Miami, Florida, against several Cuban tourism companies under Title III of the controversial Helms-Burton Act, activated by the current U.S. government as part of its policy toward the island.According to Prensa Latina, using information broadcast by CBS and ... read more

Cuba: 60 years of revolution, 60 years of standing firm against imperialism

Campaign News | Thursday, 16 May 2019

This year marks the sixtieth anniversary of the Cuban Revolution. Despite ever-present threats and aggressions from the world’s largest superpower, just ninety miles away, the Cuban Revolution has survived and developed over time. Cuban achievements in education and health have been remarkable and so have Cuban expressions of international solidarity ... read more

Anne Blair (centre) with Dr Aleida Guevara

In memory of Anne Blair, a tireless supporter of Cuba

Campaign News | Monday, 13 May 2019

On behalf of the Executive Committee of the Cuba Solidarity Campaign and all our members and affiliates in the UK, we would like to offer our deepest sympathy to Anne’s partner Tony, her family, colleagues and many friends. We are all deeply saddened by this loss. Anne has been a long ... read more

Cuba Solidarity Campaign Rejects Strengthening of US Blockade on Cuba

News from Cuba | Friday, 10 May 2019

London, May 9 (Prensa Latina) The UK Cuba Solidarity Campaign (CSC) warned Thursday that the activation of the Title III of Helms Burton Act represents a very serious strengthening of United States blockade against Cuba. This is a very dangerous step in Washington's aggressive Cuba policy, because it aims to discourage ... read more