Viewing Campaign News from August 2020

Motion to congratulate Cuban women's organisation tabled in the Scottish parliament

Campaign News | Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Member of the Scottish parliament and Convenor of the Cross Party Group on Cuba, Elaine Smith MSP, has laid down a motion in the Scottish parliament congratulating the Federation of Cuban Women on its 60th anniversary and the acheivements that women have made in Cuba since the Cuban Revolution in ... read more

Fighting for women’s rights - 60 years of the FMC

Campaign News | Tuesday, 11 August 2020

As the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC) approaches 60, Natasha Hickman looks back on its achievements and the struggles still to be won. The history of Cuba’s independence struggle and the 1959 Revolution is peppered with courageous women who receive little recognition outside of Cuba. Mariana Grajales, known as the “mother ... read more

Online Meeting: THE REVOLUTION WITHIN THE REVOLUTION - Celebrating 60 years of the Federation of Cuban Women

Campaign News | Saturday, 8 August 2020

As the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC) celebrates its 60th anniversary, join us live to look back on its major achievements & future challenges on Tuesday 11 August at 6.30pm. Join the Zoom Meeting at: https://zoom.us/j/97419990728?pwd=cFlSZ0duSmZZYlZFQk1vekhUNytKQT09 Meeting ID: 974 1999 0728 Passcode: VivaCuba Or watch live on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/SM4Yzpqwfbo Guest speakers: Teresa Amarelle ... read more

Cuba at home: keeping supporters informed during lockdown 

Campaign News | Wednesday, 29 July 2020

This year CSC had planned national speaking tours by the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC) and the Cuban Friendship Institute (ICAP) to mark the 60th anniversaries of both organisations. Although the tours are now on hold, it’s not stopped us speaking to hundreds of people during lockdown. So far we've hosted ... read more

CSC and NEU joined by Niurka Gonzalez for online event -

Campaign News | Friday, 24 July 2020

As part of our ongoing series of online discussions, on Monday CSC and the NEU jointly hosted the event “Another Education is Possible”. The meeting was chaired by Gawain Little, the Chair of the NEU International Committee, and was broadcast live on Zoom and streamed live on YouTube, with hundreds of ... read more

Online Meeting with Jeremy Corbyn and Fernando Gonzalez

Campaign News | Wednesday, 22 July 2020

Solidarity and Resistance: Cuba’s 60 years of inspiring internationalism Monday 27 July, 6.30pm Watch it live from 6.30pm here With guest speakers: Jeremy Corbyn MP (UK) Fernando González MP, one of the Miami Five and President of the Cuban Friendship Institute (Cuba) Her Excellency Bárbara Elena Montalvo Álvarez, Cuban ambassador to the United Kingdom Gail ... read more

Online meeting - Another Education is Possible

Campaign News | Tuesday, 21 July 2020

Wednesday, 22 July 2020, 6:00pm Joint event with the National Education Union(NEU) featuring special guest- Niurka Gonzalez, General Secretary of the Cuban teaching union Drawing on themes raised in the recent publication, ‘Beyond the Blockade’, British teachers discuss Cuba’s alternative approach to education and society and the lessons drawn through four years ... read more

Cuba Solidarity Campaign condemns US threats to Cuban medical internationalism

Campaign News | Thursday, 2 July 2020

02.07.2020: Statement by the British Cuba Solidarity Campaign in response to US threats to medical cooperation programmes The Cuba Solidarity Campaign condemns the ongoing campaign by the US government to undermine Cuba’s international medical cooperation programmes. The most recent manifestation of this is the bill introduced by republican senators Rick ... read more

CSC condemns US threats to medical internationalism

Campaign News | Wednesday, 1 July 2020

The Cuba Solidarity Campaign has issued a strong statement of condemnation against the latest moves to undermine and smear Cuban medical brigades from the US. On 17 June, three republican senators – Rick Scott (FL), Marco Rubio (FL) and Ted Cruz (TX) – introduced the Cut Profits to the Cuban Regime ... read more

Tonight at 6.30pm: What we learnt from Cuba – leading the fight for global health equity

Campaign News | Wednesday, 17 June 2020

What can a small Caribbean island teach the world about health care and equity? Monday 22 June, 6.30-8pm Log in details and questions for speakers: Questions for speakers: If you would like to submit a question for the meeting please send it before 3pm this afternoon to campaigns@cuba-solidarity.org.ukJoin Zoom meeting link https://zoom.us/j/94918897086?pwd=bDlkVTNIVTFjaXhtcHhFSXdwejI0QT09 Meeting ID: 949 ... read more