Viewing Campaign News from October 2021

Nobel Peace Prize winner announced

Campaign News | Friday, 8 October 2021

Despite an ambitious and far reaching international campaign for the Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade (HRIMB) to be awarded the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize, this year’s award went to journalists Maria Ressa (Philippines) and Dmitry Muratov (Russia) for” their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression, which is a precondition for ... read more

Solidarity at Labour Party Conference

Campaign News | Monday, 4 October 2021

After eighteen months and twenty online public meetings CSC was delighted to participate in and host our first face-to-face public meetings, since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, in September. At the Labour Party Conference in Brighton we were invited to speak at ‘The World Transformed’, the Young Labour rally, as ... read more

Pro-government supporters on 11 July. This image was used by multiple news agencies who captioned it as representing anti-government supporters

What's going on in Cuba - alternative media archive

Campaign News | Thursday, 30 September 2021

What the main stream media won’t tell you about 11 July. We've compliled an archive of videos, podcasts and writing on what's happening in Cuba: the reasons behind the protests, US government funding and involvement, press and social media manipulation, and more. Please share widely to help to counter the misinformation ... read more

Abdala trials take place in Camaguey using crytotubes purchased with donations to CSC's COVID-19 Medical Appeal

British donors help Cuba’s COVID-19 vaccination programme

Campaign News | Wednesday, 15 September 2021

Recent photographs received from Cuba show how some of the £95,000 raised by supporters of CSC’s COVID-19 Medical Appeal is helping Cuba treat and vaccinate its people during the pandemic. The images are of health workers at a policlinic in Camagüey taking samples using crytotubes purchased with funds from the appeal. ... read more

Zarah Sultana and Wendy Morgan

British government’s position against the US blockade is clear says Foreign Office minister

Campaign News | Wednesday, 15 September 2021

Wendy Morton, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office replied to a parliamentary question on the US blockade of Cuba this week.Zarah Sultana, British MP for Coventry South, put a written question to the Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, asking what recent steps he had “taken to encourage ... read more

WATCH-Solidarity with Cuba:resisting 60 years of blockade & intervention (TUC Congress Rally)

Campaign News | Tuesday, 14 September 2021

If you missed the TUC Congress Solidarity Rally on Monday 13 September, you can watch it here. Featuring: Ulises Guilarte de Nacimiento, General Secretary, Cuban Workers Central (CTC) Her Excellency Barbara Montalvo,Cuban Ambassador, Niurka Gonzalez Obera, General Secretary, Cuban Education Union (SNTECD) Santiago Badia Gonzalez, General Secretary, Cuban Health Workers Union (SNTS) Navendu Mishra, Labour MP ... read more

End the Criminal Blockade of Cuba – Bernard Regan, Cuba Solidarity Campaign

Campaign News | Wednesday, 25 August 2021

Bernard Regan, Cuba Solidarity Campaign Secretary, called for support for the Cuban people against the US blockade. He was speaking at a recent solidarity event – “Latin America’s Struggle: Opposing US intervention, Neoliberalism & the Far-Right.” Read his contribution in full below. Cuba has been the victim of a blockade by ... read more

International Caravans against the Blockade

Campaign News | Wednesday, 18 August 2021

Background and resources Monthly caravans of car and bicycle cavalcades started in Miami in July in 2020 and have spread to several cities in the US since. They have been organised under the banner #Puentes de Amor (Bridges of Love) and led by Cuban-Americans calling for the US administration to allow ... read more

Manchester CSC members out in the street to support Cuba last weekend

Campaign News | Tuesday, 17 August 2021

Manchester CSC members ran a street stall in support of Cuba last weekend. For details of August's International Caravan Against the Blockade events in Britain please click here. If your CSC group is running any events and want us to publicise them please send details to communications@cuba-solidarity.org.uk. ... read more

Event: Latin America's Struggle: Opposing US Intervention, Neoliberalism & the Far-Right

Campaign News | Monday, 16 August 2021

Latin America's Struggle: Opposing US Intervention, Neoliberalism & the Far-Right, with guests from across the region. Wednesday, 18 August 2021, 6:30pm(UK Time) An in depth look at the some of the most important struggles in the region, from Peru's electoral victory to ending the blockage on Cuba PLUS MORE With... Claudia Webbe MP Guillaume Long, ... read more