Viewing Campaign News from July 2020

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

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

Cuba: an internationalist response to the COVID-19 global health crisis - online meeting

Campaign News | Friday, 29 May 2020

Join our live online discussion to hear Cuban health specialists talk about how the island is fighting coronavirus at home and abroad. Monday, 1 June 2020, 6:30pm Register hereGuest speakers: Dr Jorge Delgado Bustillo: Director of Cuba’s Central Medical Collaboration Unit (UCCM), responsible for the international teams of Cuban medics volunteering in 59 ... read more

Cuba Solidarity Campaign calls for brave Cuban medical brigades to be awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Campaign News | Friday, 29 May 2020

The Cuba Solidarity Campaign is adding its name to the growing worldwide call for the Nobel Peace Prize to be awarded to the Cuban international medical brigades that are fighting the coronavirus pandemic in many countries across the world. Cuba has already sent over 2000 medics, to more than 20 countries ... read more

MPs send solidarity and appreciation to Cuba for humanitarian work during covid-19 pandemic

Campaign News | Thursday, 21 May 2020

Grahame Morris MP, chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Cuba in the British parliament sent a message of solidarity to the Cuban people and appreciation for the work of Cuban medical brigades during the coronavirus pandemic on 20 May. In a video message recorded for the Cuban parliament, he ... read more

Extraterritorial impact of the blockade is “contrary to international law” says UK Government

Campaign News | Tuesday, 19 May 2020

The British government reiterated its opposition to the US blockade of Cuba in a reply to a parliamentary question on 18 May. Wendy Morton, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office said that US counterparts were “aware of our opposition to the embargo” and that the British government was ... read more

TAKE ACTION: Help Cuba fight COVID-19 and the US blockade

Campaign News | Saturday, 16 May 2020

Help Cuba fight COVID-19 and the US blockade Please sign our open letter asking for the US blockade to be lifted to help Cuba fight the coronavirus at home and abroad. Cuba has shown international solidarity to Britain and other countries during this global pandemic, now is our chance to show our ... read more

COVID-19 Emergency Appeal for Cuba

Campaign News | Friday, 15 May 2020

Cuba needs ventilators, testing kits and personal protective equipment now Please donate to our appeal here today The Cuba Solidarity Campaign has launched an emergency appeal to provide urgent medical aid to help Cuba during the coronavirus pandemic. Make a donation The United States blockade was already responsible for shortages in medical supplies, food, ... read more

Grahame Morris MP

British MPs question government on support to fight COVID-19

Campaign News | Wednesday, 6 May 2020

Grahame Morris, Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Cuba, received a response from the British government on 4 May to a question he had asked about UK aid to the island during the coronavirus pandemic. Mr Morris, MP for Easington, asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth ... read more

Emergency appeal for Cuba raises over £20,000 in first few days

Campaign News | Monday, 27 April 2020

There has been an amazing response to the Cuba Solidarity Campaign’s Emergency COVID-19 Appeal for Cuba. Over £20,000 has been donated in the first few days of the appeal by over 500 donors. The money is being sent to Cuba to be used by the Ministry of Health as part of ... read more