Viewing from June 2014

Bob Crow celebrated by all at the 12th annual Garden Party for Cuba

Campaign News | Saturday, 28 June 2014

The Cuba Garden party organised by the RMT (National Union of Rail Maritime and Transport Workers) and the Cuba Solidarity Campaign, has become a firmly established favourite for all on the labour movement’s calendar. Yet this year’s event took place against the sad backdrop of the death of the RMT ... read more

Walk for Cuba - Sunday 13 July 2014

Campaign News | Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Join CSC members and supporters, family and friends on a solidarity Walk for Cuba in the beautiful Chess valley in the Buckinghamshire countrysideDon’t miss out on this years wonderful Walk for Cuba in the beautiful Chess valley in the Buckinghamshire countryside. We are expecting around 100 people to join the ... read more

Fidel praises Maradona's World Cup programme and footballer Lionel Messi

News from Cuba | Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Cuban former leader Fidel Castro addressed a letter Tuesday to Argentina's former star footballer Diego Armando Maradona, in which he praised his World Cup commentary, sports as an essential part of education, and current football great Lionel Messi.In the letter, published by official daily Granma and other Cuban media, Castro ... read more

Life Expectancy increases in Cuba

News from Cuba | Thursday, 19 June 2014

Expectancy of life in Cuba increased to 78.45 years during 2011-2013, standing for a 0.48-year growth with respect to the period between 2005-2007, according to the National Statistics Office.According to a study titled "Expectancy of Life in 2011-2013" women enjoy longevity of 80.45 years, while the indicator in men is ... read more

RMT Garden Party for Cuba

Campaign News | Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Wednesday 18th June 2014Don't miss the 12th annual RMT Garden party for Cuba in association with Cuba Solidarity CampaignLive Cuban music, food, free bar and special guests! Not to be missed.The Garden Party will provide a wonderful opportunity to show solidarity with Cuba with friends from across the Labour and ... read more

CSC AGM & talk: Updating Cuba’s Economic model

Campaign News | Saturday, 14 June 2014

Want to know about the recent economic changes in Cuba? Come to the talk 'Updating Cuba's Economic Model' with special guest speakers Dr Steve Ludlam and Dr Emily Morris after the CSC AGM on Saturday 14th June in London.10am - 1pmCSC AGM is open to all members and friends. It ... read more

Fernando González has just been appointed as Vice President of ICAP

News from Cuba | Thursday, 12 June 2014

Dear FriendsThe comrade Fernando González Llort, one of the five heroes imprisoned in the US for more than 15 years and recently released after serving his full unjust sentence, has been appointed as Vice President of ICAP (Cuban Friendship Institute).Fernando graduated with a golden diploma degree in International Political Relations ... read more

Discuss Cuba's economic changes this Saturday

Campaign News | Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Recent economic reforms in Cuba have been criticised by some as being ‘too capitalist’ while others applaud them for strengthening the Cuban Socialist model.On Saturday 14 June, Cubaphiles from across the country will come together to hear Britain’s leading experts on the Cuban economy and labour laws Dr Steve Ludlam ... read more

Rapping and Rallying for the “Cuban Five”

News from Cuba | Friday, 6 June 2014

Washington Post covers '5 days for the 5' in WashingtonRight on time - and by pure coincidence - in this week of fireworks over prisoner swaps, a couple hundred artists and activists from 31 countries are in town to push for the release of Cuban nationals convicted of spying in ... read more