Viewing All News from July 2018

EU and CELAC Urge Ending US Blockade on Cuba

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 18 July 2018

"We reiterate our rejection of the application of those coercive measures of a unilateral nature with extraterritorial effect," the delegates ministers said in the statement. The Foreign Ministers of the European Union and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac) called Tuesday for the end of the blockade imposed ... read more

Shortly After Prison Release, Mandela Visited Friend Fidel

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Soon after the South African freedom fighter was liberated from prison he visited his comrade Fidel Castro in Cuba. One of the first things that the late leader and revolutionary Nelson Mandela did after being released from prison in 1991 was to visit late Cuban President Fidel Castro in Havana. Mandela was ... read more

H. E. Rocio Maniero, Venezuelan Ambassador

"We need to show Trump that he is not welcome here": Latin America against Trump rally

Campaign News | Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Latin American ambassadors, campaign groups and migrants were amongst the speakers and audience at the Latin America against Trump rally in central London, organised in the run up to Trump’s visit to Britain on 13 July and to build the Together against Trump national demonstrations. Kiri Tunks, NEU (NUT Section) President ... read more

March with Cuba Solidarity Campaign in the Latin America Against Trump bloc on the national demo in central London this Friday

Campaign News | Wednesday, 11 July 2018

March with Cuba Solidarity Campaign in the Latin America Against Trump bloc on the national demo in central London this Friday Meet 2pm this Friday 13 July outside the BBC, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA (nearest tube Oxford Circus) to join the Together Against Trump march to Trafalgar Square for the rally ... read more

Luis Santamaria, translator, Arturo Rodriguez, Industrial Workers' general secretary, Rob Miller, CSC director, Jane Stewart, Unite EC, Helena Helena Menendez, Venezuela Embassy and Tony Burke, U

Ending the US blockade remains our priority: Cuban Industrial Workers' general secretary

Campaign News | Thursday, 5 July 2018

Unite Policy Conference “The US blockade has a hugely detrimental impact on Cuban workers, so ending the blockade continues to be our priority” Arturo Rodriguez, Cuban Industrial Workers’ Union general secretary, told Unite Policy conference delegates at a packed Cuba Solidarity Campaign fringe meeting in Brighton. “The majority of countries in the ... read more

The family medicine program provides healthcare for all age groups

Family medicine in Cuba, an achievement of the Revolution

News from Cuba | Thursday, 5 July 2018

Cuba’s goal to provide medical care to its entire population was the premise that sustained the basic health program established at the community level during the early years of the Revolution. As a result of the continued commitment to this policy, in 2017, a total of 83,534,085 consultations were offered ... read more

Miami Five hero Fernando Gonzalez interviewed by George Galloway

Campaign News | Tuesday, 3 July 2018

"A hero of the Republic of Cuba, to paraphrase the great John Lennon, is something to be" George Galloway said in his welcome to Fernando Gonzalez. Fernando Gonzalez Llort, Miami Five Hero, President of ICAP (Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples) and Cuban MP, was invited to Britain by Cuba ... read more

Latin America Against Trump - join the protests

Campaign News | Tuesday, 26 June 2018

When Donald Trump turns up in Britain in July we must ensure that he gets a very clear message that the people of Britain and Latin America reject his view of the world and his imperialist ambitions against the countries of Cuba and Latin America. The recent horrific images of Latin ... read more

Fernando speaking at CSC's Solidarity Rally in London on 16 June

Fernando Gonzalez: ‘To strengthen the links of friendship around the world, that is our role’

Campaign News | Monday, 18 June 2018

The Miami Five hero talks to the Morning Star Along with the rest of the Five, Gonzalez was working in Florida monitoring Cuban exile groups planning terrorist attacks on his homeland when he was arrested in 1998. Like them, he spent 17 months “in the hole,” solitary confinement, before being convicted ... read more

Fernando Gonzalez with RMT president Sean Hoyle

Miami Five hero Fernando Gonzalez thanks British solidarity at RMT's Cuba Garden Party

Campaign News | Friday, 15 June 2018

MIAMI Five hero Fernando Gonzalez thanked the people of Britain last night in a moving tribute to international solidarity. Mr Gonzalez, who spent over 15 years behind bars in the US for his work against Florida-based groups planning terrorist attacks on Cuba, told the audience at the annual RMT-Cuba Solidarity Campaign ... read more