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Cuban Solidarity: Mexico To Hire 1,200 Cuban Doctors

News from Cuba | Monday, 20 May 2024

The Cuban president ratified the willingness to support as much as possible "the sister nation." The Mexican government will hire 1,200 additional Cuban doctors to the hundreds already in the country after a meeting between the director of the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS), Zoé Robledo, and the president ... read more

Senator Bob Menendez Has Ties to Cuban American Terrorists

News from Cuba | Monday, 20 May 2024

An FBI raid. Close to half a million dollars in cash. A new Mercedes convertible. Four bars of gold. The trial of Senator Bob Menendez, a New Jersey Democrat, gets underway this week. He is charged with acting as an Egyptian “foreign agent”: taking bribes in exchange for greasing ... read more

Her Excellency Ismara Mercedes Vargas Walter with members of the APPG

APPG on Cuba welcomes new ambassador

Campaign News | Monday, 20 May 2024

A busy meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Cuba welcomed the new Cuban Ambassador, Her Excellency Ismara Mercedes Vargas Walter, to the UK on Tuesday 14 May. Nearly 20 MPs and Lords, from across the house, attended to hear Ismara address British Parliamentarians for the first time, ask ... read more

Cuban school kids Photo: Adam Jones / Creative Commons

Cuban education expert meets British teachers

Campaign News | Friday, 10 May 2024

After an inspiring meeting in Bolton Socialist Club addressed by a visitor from the Cuban Ministry of Higher Education, teacher ROBERT POOLE reflects on what we can learn from the education system in Cuba THE British education system often seems beset by gloom. Teachers are dispirited and alienated from the profession ... read more

“Please don’t grow tired. Cuba still needs you” interview with Bárbara Montalvo Álvarez about her time as Cuban Ambassador in Britain

Campaign News | Thursday, 9 May 2024

At the tail-end of a 50-year career in the Cuban diplomatic service, in early 2020 Bárbara Montalvo Álvarez found herself posted in London.Born in a small village near Havana called San José de las Lajas, Bárbara studied journalism and, after a few years working in a steel works, she joined ... read more

Solidarity at the CWU - conference fringe report

Campaign News | Tuesday, 7 May 2024

CSC was pleased to welcome the new Cuban ambassador and General Secretary of the Communications Workers Union (CWU) to the Cuba fringe at the CWU national conference in Bournemouth in April. It was the first visit to a trade union conference since arriving in the UK earlier this year for Ambassador, ... read more