Viewing from September 2022

A street in Havana, Cuba, was littered with debris Tuesday (CNN)

Efforts to restore power in Cuba are underway after Hurricane Ian triggered an island-wide blackout

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 28 September 2022

Crews in Cuba are working to restore power for millions Wednesday after Hurricane Ian battered the western region with high winds and dangerous storm surge, causing an island-wide blackout. The entirety of Cuba lost power after Ian made landfall as a Category 3 storm just southwest of La Coloma in the ... read more

Cuba slowly begins to restore power after Hurricane Ian knocks out grid

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 28 September 2022

Cuba had slowly begun to restore power across the eastern end of the island, the state electricity provider said early on Wednesday, after Hurricane Ian caused the country's grid to collapse, turning off the lights for more than 11 million people. Cuba's already frail grid, largely dependent on antiquated, Soviet-era oil-fired ... read more

Cuba entirely without power after Hurricane Ian causes grid to collapse

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 28 September 2022

Cuba's electrical grid collapsed late on Tuesday, local officials said, leaving the entire country in the dark shortly after Hurricane Ian plowed through the western end of the island leaving a path of destruction in its wake. The sprawling Category 3 hurricane was barreling north towards the Dry Tortugas, off the ... read more

Love is the Law: Cubans vote yes to new progressive Family Code

News from Cuba | Monday, 26 September 2022

On 26 September 2022 the Cuban people voted to adopt what has been described by many as the most progressive Family Code in the world. In a national referendum, 66.87% of voters approved legislation which includes the right to marriage, adoption and assisted reproduction for same-sex couples, and redefines what ... read more

Cuba’s Family Code: Until Love is Law

News from Cuba | Monday, 26 September 2022

What changes with Cuba’s new Family Code, following the yes vote on 25 September For children and teenagers, grandparents, people with disabilities and people in vulnerable conditions, people who have been discriminated against, men and women alike, groups of people who have been historically rendered invisible… This is a Code that ... read more

Labour Party Conference fringe meeting

Campaign News | Tuesday, 6 September 2022

Labour Party Conference fringe: 60 years too long – End the US blockade of Cuba Tuesday 27 September 5.30pm, Room 11c, ACC, Liverpool withHer Excellency Bárbara Montalvo Álvarez, Cuban Ambassador to UKNavendu Mishra MP, Stockport, Vice Chair APPG on CubaPaula Barker MP, Liverpool WavertreeDiana Holland, Assistant General Secretary, Unite the UnionGemma Bolton, ... read more

London meetings with Keith Bolender

Campaign News | Monday, 5 September 2022

On Wednesday 14 and Thursday 15 September two London meetings with Canadian author and journalist Keith Bolender will take place. Wednesday 14 September, 7:30pmOnline or in person at the Sands Films Cinema, London North London Cuba Solidarity Campaign with Sands Cinema Club present The War on Cuba, two short films presented by ... read more

Work for the Cuba Solidarity Campaign

Campaign News | Thursday, 1 September 2022

TRADE UNION AND CAMPAIGNS OFFICER Are you a highly organised and effective communicator, committed to CSC’s objectives, and with experience of campaigning in the British trade union and labour movement? CSC is looking appoint someone who can administer and manage multiple projects from organising our presence at conferences to maintaining contacts databases ... read more