Viewing Campaign News from May 2022

CSC National Secretary pays respects to Cuban diplomat

Campaign News | Monday, 16 May 2022

CSC National Secretary Bernard Regan recently signed the book of condolences at the Cuban Embassy which was opened to mark the passing of Ricardo Alarcón de Quesada. The Cuban diplomat who spent many years as Cuba's permanent representative to the United Nations and also a President of the Cuban National ... read more

Dave Ward and Michel Rodriguez

Borders are not barriers to solidarity for the CWU

Campaign News | Friday, 6 May 2022

CSC’s fringe meeting ‘End the US Blockade – 60 Years too Long’ at CWU conference was one of largest at the communications workers’ gathering for many years. More than 80 delegates packed the room to hear from CWU General Secretary Dave Ward, Michel Rodríguez of the Cuban Embassy, and Natasha ... read more

National Speaking Tour with ICAP’s Elizabeth Ribalta, 25 May - 6 June 2022

Campaign News | Thursday, 21 April 2022

CSC is delighted to welcome Elizabeth Ribalta Rubiera to Britain in May for a tour of CSC local groups and to participate in the CSC Annual General Meeting. Elizabeth is the new Northern European Officer for the Insitituto Cubano por Amistad con los Pueblos (ICAP, or the Cuban Friendship Institute), and ... read more

Annual General Meeting – All welcome for 4 June meeting

Campaign News | Wednesday, 20 April 2022

After a two-year break we are delighted to announce that the Cuba Solidarity Campaign Annual General Meeting 2022 will take place on Saturday 4 June at the NEU headquarters, Mabledon Place, London. Doors open for registration from 10am and the AGM runs from 10.30am–4pm. All are welcome to attend, but ... read more

Niurka Gonzalez addressing the NEU conference on 14 April

Solidarity between British and Cuban teachers at NEU conference

Campaign News | Saturday, 16 April 2022

After two years of online meetings, it was wonderful to finally welcome Niurka González, General Secretary of Cuba’s National Union of Education, Science and Sports Workers (SNTECD) to the UK. Niuka had a successful and active week at the National Education Union (NEU) conference in Bournemouth from 11-14 April where ... read more

Full speech of Niurka Gonzalez, Cuban teachers' leader to NEU conference, 14 April 2022

Campaign News | Friday, 15 April 2022

Niurka González, General Secretary of Cuba’s National Union of Education, Science and Sports Workers (SNTECD) speech to NEU Conference, 14 April 2022 Dear Colleagues: First of all, I would like to thank you for the invitation you have kindly extended to the organisation I represent, the National Union of Education, Science and ... read more

Work for the Cuba Solidarity Campaign: Trade Union & Campaigns Officer

Campaign News | Friday, 15 April 2022

TRADE UNION AND CAMPAIGNS OFFICER Are you a highly organised and effective communicator, committed to CSC’s objectives, and with experience of campaigning in the British trade union and labour movement? CSC is looking appoint someone who can administer and manage multiple projects from organising our presence at conferences to maintaining contacts databases ... read more

New medical appeal donation arrives in Cuba

Campaign News | Monday, 14 February 2022

Last week the Cuba reported that the latest consignment of aid from CSC’s COVID-19 Medical Aid had arrived on the island. According to a report on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MINREX) site, more than 37,000 ampoules of the muscle relaxant atracurium to be used in patients in need of mechanical ... read more

Cuban educator Isora Enrique speaking at the Viva La Educacion launch meeting

Education appeal raises £2,000 in first few days

Campaign News | Wednesday, 2 February 2022

Viva La Educación, a new appeal by the National Education Union and the Cuba Solidarity Campaign has raised more than £2,000 in the first few days of its launch.The appeal, which is a one year project to provide essential classroom and teaching equipment for Cuban schools, was officially launched with ... read more

President John F. Kennedy signing ‘Proclamation 3447 – Embargo on All Trade with Cuba’ on 3 February 1962

60 years too long - End the US blockade

Campaign News | Wednesday, 26 January 2022

“The human damage of the blockade is incalculable. No Cuban family is spared from the effects of this inhuman policy. Nobody could honestly state that it has no actual impact on the population…The blockade is a massive, flagrant and systematic violation of the human rights of all Cuba’s people. According ... read more