Viewing Campaign News from January 2022

Alicia, (left) at an SEIU meeting for the Five in Los Angeles August 2011. Pictured with Tony Woodley (Unite), Cristina Vasquez (SEIU), Mike Garcia (SEIU) and Natasha Hickman (CSC)

In memory of a great campaigner and friend Alicia Jrapko

Campaign News | Thursday, 13 January 2022

On behalf of the Cuba Solidarity Campaign in Britain we express our deep sadness at the passing of our dear friend Alicia Jrapko, who died on 11 January.Alicia fought tirelessly for the Freedom of the Five and for the end of the US blockade of Cuba for many years. It ... read more

Condolences on the passing of Larry Herman

Campaign News | Monday, 10 January 2022

Larry Herman On behalf of the Cuba Solidarity Campaign in the UK we would like to offer our deepest sympathy to Larry’s family, colleagues and friends on his passing last week. Larry had been a long term supporter of the Cuba Solidarity Campaign for many years and was the national delegate representing ... read more

Gracias! Season’s Greetings and best wishes for 2022

Campaign News | Thursday, 23 December 2021

The CSC team hope you have a peaceful break and send you best wishes for 2022. We thank you for all your support throughout the last year and hope you will continue to stand in solidarity with Cuba against the US blockade in the coming months. It has been an incredibly ... read more

Latin America Conference 2021

Campaign News | Monday, 6 December 2021

Latin America Conference 2021 Around 400 activists attended this year’s crucial Latin America Conference at Friends House in London on Saturday after unfortunately having to postpone the event in 2020 due to the on-going pandemic. The conference came at a crucial time for the region with progressive electoral victories in Nicaragua, ... 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 | Tuesday, 30 November 2021

What the main stream media won’t tell you about recent US intervention in Cuba. We've compliled an archive of videos, podcasts and writing on what's happening in Cuba: the reasons behind the protests on 11 July and planned protests in November, US government funding and involvement, press and social media ... read more

Activists rally to defend Cuban embassy

Campaign News | Monday, 15 November 2021

SCORES of solidarity activists rallied to defend the Cuban embassy in London today as rightwingers staged an anti-socialist protest. US-backed counter-revolutionaries called protests around the world for today and tomorrow, and a handful turned up at the embassy, at one point trying to rush it. But their way was barred by ... read more

British trade unions speak out against US interference and aggression

Campaign News | Monday, 15 November 2021

TUC statement 15 November 2021 Solidarity Statement with the Cuban CTC Trade Union (en ingles y español) On behalf of our 5.5 million members in the United Kingdom, the Trades Union Congress reaffirms our strong bonds of solidarity and friendship with the Cuban workers organised in the CTC. The UK trade union movement ... read more

Support the Cuban people? Then fight the blockade

Campaign News | Monday, 15 November 2021

CUBA solidarity activists outnumbered supporters of the US-backed global day of anti-socialist protests many times over outside the country’s London embassy today. As Cuba Solidarity Campaign director Rob Miller pointed out, this reflects the situation internationally and in Cuba itself, where protests over shortages in July were rapidly exploited by the ... read more

Cuba Solidarity Campaign statement against US intervention in Cuba

Campaign News | Thursday, 11 November 2021

The Cuba Solidarity Campaign condemns the actions of individuals, groups and governments that are attempting to destabilise Cuba by supporting, financing and co-ordinating protests around the world, and in Cuba itself, from 14-15 November. The US government has escalated its involvement with, and funding for, opposition groups both on and outside ... read more

Emergency protest against US aggression against Cuba

Campaign News | Monday, 8 November 2021

Sunday 14 November 1-2pmOutside the Cuban Embassy,167 High Holborn, London WC1 End US funding for intervention! End the US blockade! On Sunday 14 November the CSC groups will hold an emergency rally in London to protest against US intervention and attempts to destabilise Cuba. The protest will highlight the escalation of US ... read more