Viewing Campaign News from April 2021

Condolences on the passing of Gilda Chacón Bravo

Campaign News | Friday, 9 April 2021

CSC is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of our dear friend and comrade Gilda Chacón Bravo, who died on 8 April 2021. As European Officer for the Cuban Trade Union Federation (CTC – Central de Trabajadores de Cuba) Gilda looked after hundreds of British trade unionists who passed through ... read more

Win tickets to Cuba in our 2021 Blockade Buster Raffle!

Campaign News | Wednesday, 7 April 2021

With a fabulous first prize of two return flights to Cuba, why not try your luck in the CSC Blockade Buster Raffle? This draw is a fantastic way to support CSC and maybe win a great prize. 1st prize: TWO RETURN FLIGHT TICKETS TO CUBA (two economy class low season flight ... read more

EVENT: The ‘Year of Education’ Celebrating teachers and the 60th Anniversary of the Cuba’s National Literacy Campaign

Campaign News | Thursday, 1 April 2021

The ‘Year of Education’Celebrating teachers and the 60th Anniversary of the Cuba’s National Literacy Campaign NEU Conference fringe meetingWednesday 7 April, 3.30-4.30pm with guest speakers from CubaNiurka Gonzalez Obera, General Secretary, Cuban Education Union (SNTECD)Volunteer brigadistas of the 1961 Literacy CampaignplusKevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary, NEU Alpha Kane, Literacy brigades specialistKaren Parkin, ... read more

Connie Fraser - Brighton CSC

Campaign News | Friday, 26 March 2021

Constance Cecilia Fraser, known as Con or Connie to her friends: 25.10.1921 – 26.03.2021 My wonderful mother, Con Fraser, sadly died at 10.25pm on the evening of Friday 26th March 2021, at the age of 99. She left us peacefully, in no apparent pain or discomfort. I was with her at ... read more

CSC receives ICAP 60th anniversary award during All Members Forum

Campaign News | Wednesday, 24 March 2021

More than 140 members of the Cuba Solidarity Campaign joined the All Members Forum on 20 March. Participants heard from Miami Five hero and president of ICAP, Fernando Gonzalez, who recorded a special video message for the event which set out the challenges faced by Cuba at the present time. ... read more

Join the International Caravan against the US blockade

Campaign News | Tuesday, 23 March 2021

This weekend the world solidarity movement will take part in an International Caravan against the US blockade of Cuba. There are many ways to join! Decorate your car or bike with Cuban flags and messages against the US blockade and form a caravan with friends or CSC supporters in your community. Take a ... read more

John Moore – Coventry and Warwickshire Branch

Campaign News | Tuesday, 16 March 2021

It is with deep regret I have to tell CSC members that our friend and comrade John Moore passed away on Tuesday 16th March aged 92. John studied at Oxford University in the late forties and early fifties being a contemporary of Rupert Murdoch and Shirley Brittain (Williams). John said in ... read more

Ask your MP to sign EDM 1550 - Cuba and the US blockade

Campaign News | Wednesday, 10 March 2021

Please ask your MP to sign Early Day Motion 1550 – Cuba and the US blockade. You can use our quick and easy tool to write to your MP. It takes just 30 seconds, but is a great way to support Cuba. Write to your MP today Early Day Motion (EDM) 1550 ... read more

Unpicking the blockade – a history of the US policy against Cuba and the international movement to end it

Campaign News | Wednesday, 10 March 2021

Monday 29 March 6.30pm UK time (1.30pm Cuban time) Guest speakersPedro Luis Pedroso CuestaCuban ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations Salim LamraniAcademic and author of ‘The Economic War Against Cuba: A Historical and Legal Perspective on the US Blockade’ Register today In advance of this year’s United Nations blockade vote in June, ... read more

PRESS RELEASE: Nobel campaign for Cuban doctors closes with 42 official nominations from Britain

Campaign News | Thursday, 25 February 2021

More than 8,000 names and messages, including from parliamentarians and academics, were submitted to the Nobel Prize Committee at the end of January calling for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize to be awarded to the Cuban doctors, nurses and technicians who make up the Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade (HRIMB). In ... read more