Viewing Campaign News from April 2024

Why is the US still sanctioning Cuba? CSC Director Rob Miller takes part in TV debate on Cuba

Campaign News | Friday, 19 April 2024

Cuba Solidarity Campaign Director Rob Miller was invited to speak on TRT World’s The Newsmakers programme to discuss current US policy towards the island and why President Biden hasn't returned to the Obama-era policies. He was joined by Candian journalist Keith Bolender and Sebastian Arcos Associate, Director of the Cuban Research ... read more

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

Stills from Supergal and Azul Pandora

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

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

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

Screen Cuba – a celebration of Cuban films this spring

Campaign News | Friday, 26 January 2024

The doors will open at London’s Garden Cinema on 9 March for a Festival of Cuban Cinema. Screen Cuba: Films to Change the World is a celebration of the island’s remarkable cinematic achievements. It will feature a diverse selection of award-winning films, the participation of film specialists from Cuba, and ... read more

Otto Medero Ungo, ICAP, with Jesús Nilo Soca Muñiz, Head of Construction and Investment Programmes in Pinar del Río, with some of the materials sent by CSC

Aid shipment arrives in Cuba

Campaign News | Monday, 22 January 2024

A shipment of material aid including tools to help with hurricane relief, arts materials, and equipment to help refurbish the camp for volunteer work brigades arrived in Cuba in November and CSC has just received photographs showing the items in use. The container was in part a response to requests from ... read more

Tony welcoming Gerardo Hernandez, one of the Miami Five, to Manchester Town Hall in 2016

Condolences on the passing of Tony Lloyd

Campaign News | Thursday, 18 January 2024

CSC statement on the passing of Tony Lloyd MP On behalf of the Cuba Solidarity Campaign in the UK we would like to offer our deepest sympathy to Tony’s family, colleagues and friends. Tony was a long standing friend to the Cuba Solidarity Campaign for more than thirty years. As a member ... read more

Benjamin celebrating Tony Benn being presented with the Cuban Friendship Award

Condolences on the passing of Benjamin Zephaniah

Campaign News | Thursday, 7 December 2023

CSC statement on the passing of Benjamin Zephaniah, CSC patron and friend On behalf of the Executive Committee of the Cuba Solidarity Campaign and all our members and affiliates we would like to offer our deepest sympathy to Benjamin’s family, colleagues and friends.Benjamin was a long time patron of the Cuba ... read more