Viewing from May 2023

Dalian Adolfo (NEU), Cuban Ambassador Bárbara Montalvo Álvarez, Morning Star International Editor Roger McKenzie, Nina Reece (Unite), Niparun Nessa (NEU) and Hector Wesley (PCS)

TUC Black Workers in solidarity with Cuba

Campaign News | Wednesday, 31 May 2023

At a packed Cuba Solidarity Campaign (CSC) fringe meeting at TUC Black Workers Conference, on Friday 26 May, speakers rallied support for solidarity with Cuba amongst Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority workers. Chair Roger McKenzie, International Editor at the Morning Star, introduced the meeting and spoke passionately about Cuba’s inspirational internationalism, ... read more

2023 Young Trade Unionists' May Day Brigade

Campaign News | Thursday, 25 May 2023

This year saw the Cuba Solidarity Campaign (CSC) take its largest ever May Day Brigade to Cuba, with 52 young trade unionists and activists from Britain, Ireland and further afield travelling to the island to demonstrate their solidarity and learn how they can support the ongoing struggle to end the ... read more

Cubans marched against homophobia and transphobia and celebrated the recent legalisation of same-sex marriage YAMIL LAGE / AFP

Cuba's LGBTQ community celebrates same-sex marriage with pride conga

News from Cuba | Tuesday, 23 May 2023

Around 200 Cubans marched in Havana on Saturday to the rhythm of conga, a popular dance, protesting against homophobia and transphobia, and celebrating the legalization of same-sex marriage. Chanting "socialism yes, homophobia no", demonstrators swayed their hips and beat rhythmically on drums as they cheered the 'Family Code', passed last September. The ... read more

Lissette Rubio Mederos

Cuban education specialist to tour Britain

Campaign News | Monday, 22 May 2023

Saturday 3 June 2023 - Wednesday 14 June CSC is delighted to welcome Lissette Rubio Mederos to Britain in June for a tour of CSC local groups, and to participate in our Annual General Meeting and trade union conferences. Lissette is a professor at the University of Pedagogical Sciences in Havana. ... read more

Cuba Solidarity Campaign AGM and public meeting

Campaign News | Sunday, 21 May 2023

Cuba Solidarity Campaign AGM and public meeting The 2023 Cuba Solidarity Campaign Annual General Meeting will take place on Saturday 10 June from 10am–1pm, followed by celebration of Cuban education from 2-4pm. Guest speakers include the Cuban Ambassador Her Excellency Bárbara Montalvo and Cuban education specialist and Federation of Cuban Women (FMC) ... read more

Win flights to Cuba or £1,200 in the 2023 Blockade Buster Raffle

Campaign News | Saturday, 20 May 2023

Support the work of CSC and win flights to Cuba! 1st prize: TWO RETURN FLIGHT TICKETS TO CUBA* or cash alternative £1,2002nd prize: 6 bottles of premium Spanish wine courtesy of Moreno Wines3rd prize: Cuba Hamper with rum, coffee, honey, chocolate & morePlus 5 runners-up prizes of Cuban photography books and ... read more

The Radical Harry Belafonte

News from Cuba | Friday, 12 May 2023

Harry Belafonte, the pioneering singer, songwriter and actor who began his career singing calypso before turning to political activism, has died at the age of 96. Beyond his groundbreaking contribution to the arts, Belafonte was a committed in the fight against imperialism, worker oppression and racial discrimination, using the platform his ... read more

TUC Black Workers Cuba fringe meeting

Campaign News | Thursday, 4 May 2023

CSC invites all delegates to the TUC Black Workers Conference 2023 to: Cuba under blockade: Fighting sanctions and building solidarity Friday 26 May, 5.30pm, Thompsons Conference Suite, 6th Floor, Congress House with guest speakersBárbara Montalvo Álvarez, Cuban ambassador to UKHector Wesley, PCS and CSC executive memberReport back from NEU and Young Trade Unionists’ ... read more