Viewing from July 2019

Rob Miller, CSC Director, Len McCluskey, Unite General Secretary, Diana Holland, Unite AGS and Dr Enmanuel Vigil Fonseca

United for Cuba

Campaign News | Monday, 8 July 2019

Dr Enmanuel Vigil Fonseca received rapturous applause when he told a Unite fringe meeting “we have an abundance of dignity and solidarity. We will never give up our rights and we will never go down on our knees to the US.” Speaking at the CSC fringe meeting during the union’s Rules ... read more

UNISON North West delegate Tracy Delaney speaking in support of the Cuba motion

UNISON reaffirms solidarity with Cuba in 60th anniversary year

Campaign News | Monday, 8 July 2019

Unison delegates reaffirmed their support for Cuba at their annual national delegates’ conference in June. Praising the country’s achievements in health, education and internationalism, conference also voted to call on the government to ensure British companies did not succumb to US pressure to reinforce the blockade by withdrawing investment. Moving the motion, ... read more

Trump speaks to the Brigade 2506 - veterans from the Bay of Pigs Invasion - during his presidential campaign

Stand by Cuba as Trump cranks up the pressure

News from Cuba | Tuesday, 2 July 2019

The Trump administration is now ramping up aggression against Cuba, writes Ken Livingstone in the Morning Star You might not have read much about in the so-called “mainstream” media, but the increasingly hawkish Donald Trump administration has recently announced the most severe economic sanctions against Cuba since the illegal US blockade ... read more