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International Caravan against the Blockade

Campaign News | Saturday, 29 May 2021

Join the International Caravan against the Blockade on the last weekend of each month! Next days of action Saturday 29 - Sunday 30 May 2021. Monthly caravans of car and bicycle cavalcades started in Miami in July in 2020 and have spread to several cities in the US since. They have been ... read more

Pepe Mujica Publicly Praises Cuba's COVID-19 Vaccines

News from Cuba | Friday, 14 May 2021

The former Uruguayan President, Jose Mujica, praised today that the development in Cuba of vaccines against Covid-19 will allow progress with immunization for the entire Latin American region. Mujica praised the production of the vaccine candidate Soberana 02 in the third phase of testing during an interview with the Argentine ... read more

U.S. Blockade Hindering Mass Production of Cuban Vaccines

News from Cuba | Tuesday, 11 May 2021

Regular suppliers refuse to trade with Cuba, fearing retaliation from the United States Cuba's Foreign Affairs Minister Bruno Rodriguez denounced actions taken by the U.S. government to prevent Cuba from completing its vaccines against COVID-19. In his Twitter account, the Cuban Minister stated that the 60-year-old embargo against the Caribbean country seriously ... read more

Cuba Rejects the Expulsion of Its Diplomat from Colombia

News from Cuba | Monday, 10 May 2021

A new misinformation campaign accuses Cuba of sending undercover agents to fuel protests in Colombia. Cuba's Foreign Affairs Ministry (MINREX) has rejected Colombia's decision to declare the Cuban First Secretary in Bogota Omar Garcia a persona non grata in the Latin American nation. "We have summoned the Colombian ambassador in Havana to ... read more

Reverend Pablo Odén Marichal - Message of Condolence

Campaign News | Thursday, 6 May 2021

On behalf of the Cuba Solidarity Campaign and Grahame Morris MP of the United Kingdom we would like to pass on our sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Reverend Pablo Odén Marichal who passed away on 3rd May 2021. Cuba Solidarity Campaign: Reverend Marichal was a great ambassador for ... read more

May Day 2021 - Report

Campaign News | Wednesday, 5 May 2021

For the second consecutive year, May Day in Cuba was celebrated virtually because of the ongoing global COVID-19 crisis. The virtual celebration took place over two days with messages being shared from trade unions and solidarity organisations from across the world. Celebrations began on Friday 30 April with the opening plenary ... read more

Cuba achieves its first title in world relay championships

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 5 May 2021

Cuba won for the first time a gold medal in a World Relay Championship when this Sunday the women’s 4×400-meter relay team won the title in the world competition based in the Polish city of Silesia. The relay made up of Zurian Hechavarría, Rose Mary Almanza, Lisneidy Veitía and Roxana Gómez ... read more

Cuba’s response to Covid 19

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 5 May 2021

Cuba has managed to keep COVID infection rates and deaths relatively low throughout the pandemic and the figures compare favourably to other countries in the region. The death rate was around 40 per million, as compared to around 1,800 per million people in Britain. Cuba has also managed an excellent ... read more

The real meaning of blockade for Education in Cuba

News from Cuba | Tuesday, 4 May 2021

Havana, May 5 (Prensa Latina) On January 23, 2019, the Societe Generale Retail Banking in Paris, France, withheld a transfer to Cuba for the payment of professional education services in Equatorial Guinea. Despite being supported by collaboration agreements between the two countries, the financial institution considered the operation doubtful, a ... read more