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Breaking the Blockade 3: Reactions to the 2021 UN vote online meeting

Campaign News | Wednesday, 30 June 2021

Join us live from New York to discuss the results of the latest United Nations General Assembly vote with Ana Silvia Rodríguez, Cuba's Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN On 23 June 2021 the United Nations General Assembly will vote for the 29th time on Cuba’s resolution calling for an end ... read more

CSC activists protest against the US blockdade

Campaign News | Saturday, 19 June 2021

Cuba Solidarity Campaign activists took actions in London, Manchester and Sheffield today as part of the World Caravan Against the US blockade of Cuba. The events were part of an international weekend of actions in advance of the United Nations General Assembly vote on the US blockade which takes place on ... read more

US sanctions on Cuba and Venezuela hamper to global fight against COVID-19

News from Cuba | Friday, 18 June 2021

IN CUBA, the smallest country in the world to produce its own Covid-19 vaccines, five immunizations are currently in clinical trials. Soberana 2 and Abdala have reached Phase 3, making the island nation the only country in Latin America to reach the final stage in vaccine development. In the meantime, ... read more

London, Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Sheffield & Brighton actions

Campaign News | Friday, 18 June 2021

A special world day of action has been called ahead of the June 2021 United Nations vote on the US blockade. UK EVENTS: Saturday 19 June, 12-1pm, London Meet 11.50am for 12pm start at Embankment TubeWalk/cycle to Trafalgar Square via Parliament Square & Thames EmbankmentJoin the whole caravan or meet us along the ... read more

Blockade against Cuba is an attack on sovereignty says French academic

News from Cuba | Tuesday, 15 June 2021

The French academic and essayist Salim Lamrani told Prensa Latina that the US economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba represents an attack on the sovereignty and self-determination of the Cuban people, and demanded it be lifted. In an interview with the Cuban news website, the university professor said that the ... read more

GMB Congress supports Cuba

News from Cuba | Saturday, 12 June 2021

The GMB union has passed a motion reaffirming its support of Cuba and opposition to the US blockade. The motion ‘Solidarity with Cuba: Fighting the US Blockade’ was moved during the international debate at the union’s 2021 Digital Congress. Dean Ismay, a GMB member from Wales and Southwest Region put forward ... read more

COVID-19 Medical Appeal Update on second shipment of aid

Campaign News | Thursday, 10 June 2021

In May, a further £16,500 was spent on equipment to help Cuba treat and vaccinate its people as part of the Cuba Solidarity Campaign’s COVID-19 Medical Appeal. Since launching the appeal in mid-April, over £35,000 has been raised by CSC members, affiliates and supporters to help the island’s health workers fight ... read more

 CSC director Rob Miller with special guest to draw the raffle, Peter Kavanagh, Unite London & Eastern Regional Secretary

CSC 2021 Blockade Buster Raffle winners

Campaign News | Tuesday, 8 June 2021

The grand draw took place this week at the CSC office in London, with the help of Unite London & Eastern Regional Secretary, Peter Kavanagh. The raffle raised nearly £20,000 for the Campaign and we would like to thank all our members and supporters who bought tickets this year. CSC director ... read more

Cuban parliament statement on anti-Cuba MEPs

News from Cuba | Sunday, 6 June 2021

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Vaccination in Havana To Reach All Areas in Mid-June

News from Cuba | Friday, 4 June 2021

Given the complex epidemiological situation in Havana, it was decided to extend to all its municipalities; as of the second half of June, the sanitary intervention with the three doses of the Abdala vaccine candidate is currently being applied in at-risk groups and territories of the capital. The information was ... read more