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CSC Statement on ongoing US attempts to destabilise Cuba, March 2024

Campaign News | Tuesday, 2 April 2024

The United States government has pursued a policy of economic warfare to generate unrest in Cuba for 64 years. If it had genuine concerns for the human rights and welfare of the Cuban people it would end the blockade and remove Cuba from the ‘State Sponsors of Terrorism’ list now. On ... read more

Cuba's Capitol building

Obama opened a door between Cuba and the US. Why is Biden closing it again?

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 27 March 2024

n 6 April 1960, the US diplomat Lester D Mallory wrote a memo advocating an embargo “denying money and supplies to Cuba, to decrease monetary and real wages, to bring about hunger, desperation and overthrow of government”. Sixty-four years later and the policy that Cubans call el bloqueo (the blockade) is still in ... read more

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How can socialist films reach audiences?

Campaign News | Tuesday, 12 March 2024

Tania Delgado was, until last year, vice president of ICAIC, the Cuban film Institute, and she is justifiably proud of its history. Founded on March 24 1959, in the immediate aftermath of the revolution, it was the first cultural organisation created in the new state, demonstrating the high esteem in ... read more

U.S. intelligence operation against Cuban finances revealed.

News from Cuba | Thursday, 7 March 2024

The U.S. intelligence community is carrying out a strategy to distort Cuban finances, as part of the U.S. economic war against the Caribbean nation. Recently leaked information shows a series of maneuvers carried out to induce inflation within the Cuban market. The strategy is divided into four stages: shortages, induced inflation, ... read more

Faced with the tightening of the blockade, Cuba expands its cooperation with the World Food Programme

News from Cuba | Thursday, 7 March 2024

Cuba has maintained a long-standing relationship with the World Food Programme (WFP), from which it has received support and response in situations of natural disasters and other emergencies that have impacted the country. This relationship began in 1963, with an emergency operation that provided assistance to the people most affected by ... read more

UN experts warn unilateral designation of States as Sponsors of Terrorism negatively impact human rights

News from Cuba | Friday, 9 February 2024

UN experts* have urged the United States to review its domestic framework that triggers specific sanctions against States designated as Sponsors of Terrorism (SST). Currently four countries – the Republic of Cuba, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPR Korea), the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Syrian Arab Republic – ... read more

Vijay Prashad addressing the crowd at Hamilton House

"The world of the imperialists is dying" - Latin America Conference 2024

Campaign News | Wednesday, 31 January 2024

In an era of increasing global uncertainty and overlapping crises, Latin America continues to show that building a better world is possible. In recent years, the continent has shifted decisively to the left, with progressive governments being elected in Brazil, Bolivia, Mexico, Honduras and even Colombia, once the bastion of ... read more

Solidarity with Palestine

News from Cuba | Monday, 29 January 2024

CSC Campaigns Officer Tariq Anderson looks at the political and practical support that Cuba has offered PalestineRevolutionary Cuba has always been unwavering in its support for the Palestinian struggle, and since last October Cuban leaders, including President Miguel Díaz-Canel and Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parilla, have been forthright in their ... read more

Thousands sign OffTheList letter to US ambassador

Campaign News | Monday, 29 January 2024

More than a thousand people have signed a letter to the US ambassador calling for Cuba to be removed from the US State Sponsors of Terrorism list. Please join them by adding your name today. On 30 November 2023 the US State Department reiterated its designation of Cuba as a ‘State ... read more

Cuba Vive – Medical Aid Appeal

Campaign News | Friday, 26 January 2024

End the blockade on health US sanctions are depriving 11 million Cubans of vital medicines and surgical supplies. Cuba Vive is a medical aid appeal to send life-saving medicines, surgical and other vital medical aid to Cuba. Cuba’s commitment to health as a human right has helped the country achieve world-renowned health services ... read more