Viewing from June 2010

Political victims

Campaign News | Tuesday, 29 June 2010

By Lizzie Cocker for the Morning StarMorning Star interview with Olga Salanueva and Adriana Perez, wives of two of the Miami Five...When Miami judges condemned five Cuban men to prison for espionage in a political show trial in 2001 it was hoped they'd quietly disappear, along with their embarrassing investigation ... read more

Unite motion in support of Cuba and CSC

Campaign News | Tuesday, 8 June 2010

Unanimous support for Cuba and the Five at Unite's first policy conferenceOn Wednesday 2 June 2010 Unite the Union passed a motion on Latin America committing the union to ongoing support for Cuba, the case of the Miami 5 and continuing support for the Cuba Solidarity Campaign. The motion was ... read more

CSC AGM - TUC says Support the Miami Five!‏

Campaign News | Tuesday, 8 June 2010

At a packed Hamilton House in London Brendan Barber said the TUC is committed to working for a change in UK, EU and USA policy on Cuba. We want a policy which respects Cuba’s right to self determination and not acquiescence to the failed policy of the USA he said. ... read more

Brendan Barber's speech in full to CSC AGM

Campaign News | Tuesday, 8 June 2010

TUC General Secretary addresses CSC AGM on 5 June 2010Thanks to the Cuba Solidarity Campaign for inviting me to address your AGM.It’s a pleasure to bring greetings and solidarity from the TUC, and to restate the close bonds between the British and Cuban trade union movements.We have a unique and ... read more

Trade union support for Cuba grows

Campaign News | Tuesday, 1 June 2010

Trade union support for Cuba continues to grow as the year goes on. ‘They are ordinary people like us, that belong to trade unions and our job is to work in solidarity with them’ declared Hugh Lanning, Deputy General Secretary of PCS. Speaking at a fringe meeting organised by CSC ... read more