Viewing All News from November 2019

The Cuba Solidarity Campaign statement on the coup d’etat in Bolivia

Campaign News | Tuesday, 12 November 2019

The Cuba Solidarity Campaign adds its name to the long list of organisations that have condemned the coup d’etat in Bolivia. We condemn the military coup against the elected government of Bolivian President Evo Morales, who was forced to resign and leave the country in the face of the threats of ... read more

Cuba calls for world mobilisation in defence of the life and freedom of Evo Morales

News from Cuba | Monday, 11 November 2019

Havana, November 10 (RHC)— Cuba expressed a forceful condemnation of the coup d'état in Bolivia materialised Sunday with the resignation of Evo Morales after the head of the Armed Forces asked the leader to resign.On a nationally televised address, Evo Morales announced his resignation to avoid bloodshed and the attacks ... read more

Truth and justice triumph: 187 countries against the U.S. blockade of Cuba

News from Cuba | Friday, 8 November 2019

A total of 187 countries yesterday cast their votes in favor of Cuba in the United Nations General Assembly, rejecting the unjust economic, commercial, and financial blockade imposed by the United States, for almost 60 years, on an unwavering, dignified people, who do not bow down before domination. An ironic ... read more

Cuban health system shows the way, British Medical Journal says

News from Cuba | Monday, 4 November 2019

CUBA has been praised for its advances in child health, which a paper published this week in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) attributes partly to the socialist island’s empowerment of women along with other socioeconomic measures.The article highlighting the success of the country’s healthcare system, titled Cuba’s success in child ... read more

Cuban trade unions salute history of friendship with Britain's labour movement: Morning Star

Campaign News | Monday, 4 November 2019

CUBAN trade unionists paid tribute to the “historic friendship and solidarity” between their and Britain’s labour movements at a packed Unions for Cuba conference in central London at the weekend.Cuban trade union federation CTC deputy general secretary Carmen Rosa Lopez Rodriguez said British workers’ solidarity action in fighting the illegal ... read more

Cuba’s report on the blockade

Campaign News | Friday, 1 November 2019

Cuba has presented a 50-page report on the impact of the US blockade to the United Nations in advance of the 2019 vote. CSC director ROB MILLER reports On November 7 the United Nations general assembly will vote for the 28th consecutive year on the resolution tabled by Cuba calling for ... read more

Alicia Alonso

Alicia Alonso - Cuba Solidarity Campaign statement on her passing

Campaign News | Friday, 18 October 2019

We mourn the sad passing on 17 October of the phenonemon that was Alicia Alonso, the godmother of Cuban ballet. Overcoming near blindness and numerous other obstacles that would have ended the careers of lesser people, Alicia Alonso (born 1921) became one of the greatest ballerinas and starred in the most ... read more

UNIONS FOR CUBA CONFERENCE – Celebrating 60 years of the Cuban Revolution and building trade union solidarity in Britain

Campaign News | Monday, 14 October 2019

Saturday 2 November 2019, 10am-5pm NEU Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London, WC1H 9BD Join Cuban leaders from across the island, representing workers in health, education, transport, communications, energy, mining and public administration at the Unions for Cuba Conference in November. Book your tickets today Heading the delegation is Carmen Rosa López Rodríguez, Cuban MP ... read more

US denies Cuba health minister visa to attend health meeting in Washington

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 2 October 2019

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba said on Monday the Trump administration denied its health minister a visa to attend a Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) meeting in Washington and accused the United States of repeatedly violating its obligations as the host of an international organization. The Cuban Embassy in Washington wrote an ... read more

The Media War against Cuba Public meetings with Keith Bolender - November 2019

Campaign News | Friday, 27 September 2019

"It’s a journalist axiom that if it’s anti-Cuba, it has to be true.” Warren Hinckle The unrelenting stream of misinformation, myths, and outright lies against the Cuban Revolution has been one of the US government's most effective forms of aggression: aided and abetted by a non-stop propaganda programme by the corporate ... read more