Viewing Campaign News from May 2021

International Caravan against the Blockade

Campaign News | Saturday, 29 May 2021

Join the International Caravan against the Blockade on the last weekend of each month! Next days of action Saturday 29 - Sunday 30 May 2021. Monthly caravans of car and bicycle cavalcades started in Miami in July in 2020 and have spread to several cities in the US since. They have been ... read more

Reverend Pablo Odén Marichal - Message of Condolence

Campaign News | Thursday, 6 May 2021

On behalf of the Cuba Solidarity Campaign and Grahame Morris MP of the United Kingdom we would like to pass on our sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Reverend Pablo Odén Marichal who passed away on 3rd May 2021. Cuba Solidarity Campaign: Reverend Marichal was a great ambassador for ... read more

May Day 2021 - Report

Campaign News | Wednesday, 5 May 2021

For the second consecutive year, May Day in Cuba was celebrated virtually because of the ongoing global COVID-19 crisis. The virtual celebration took place over two days with messages being shared from trade unions and solidarity organisations from across the world. Celebrations began on Friday 30 April with the opening plenary ... read more

More than £22,000 raised for COVID-19 Medical Appeal

Campaign News | Thursday, 29 April 2021

The Cuba Solidarity Campaign is grateful to everyone who has donated to the COVID-19 Medical Appeal which was launched on 13 April. In just two weeks we have raised more than £22,000. A huge thank you to everyone who has donated so far including friends from the Norwegian solidarity campaign, ... read more

British MPs sign parliamentary motion in support of normalising relations between Cuba and the US and ending the blockade

Campaign News | Thursday, 29 April 2021

Fifty seven British members of parliament have signed a motion in the British Parliament which calls on the British Government to promote international cooperation between the UK and Cuba and urge the Biden administration to normalise relations by removing Cuba from its ‘state sponsors of terrorism’ list and ending the ... read more

Today, Defense of The Revolution Rests with the Media

Campaign News | Monday, 26 April 2021

Víctor Dreke, legendary commander of the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces, called for those defending the Revolution to recognize that the battlefield of the 21st century is the media. The comments were made at a CSC online conference held on Thursday, April 22, commemorating the 60-year anniversary of the Bay of Pigs—Playa ... read more

MEETING: Bay of Pigs 60 - celebrating 'the first defeat of imperialism in America'

Campaign News | Thursday, 22 April 2021

In 60 years the only change to US policy in Cuba & Latin America is tactics - speakers recall the invasion and discuss its legacy today Watch live on YouTube today: 6:30pm (BST) Or register to watch on zoom here with guest speakers: Victor Dreke Cruz Veteran of the Bay of Pigs & Cuban ... read more

Condolences on the passing of Gilda Chacón Bravo

Campaign News | Friday, 9 April 2021

CSC is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of our dear friend and comrade Gilda Chacón Bravo, who died on 8 April 2021. As European Officer for the Cuban Trade Union Federation (CTC – Central de Trabajadores de Cuba) Gilda looked after hundreds of British trade unionists who passed through ... read more

Win tickets to Cuba in our 2021 Blockade Buster Raffle!

Campaign News | Wednesday, 7 April 2021

With a fabulous first prize of two return flights to Cuba, why not try your luck in the CSC Blockade Buster Raffle? This draw is a fantastic way to support CSC and maybe win a great prize. 1st prize: TWO RETURN FLIGHT TICKETS TO CUBA (two economy class low season flight ... read more

EVENT: The ‘Year of Education’ Celebrating teachers and the 60th Anniversary of the Cuba’s National Literacy Campaign

Campaign News | Thursday, 1 April 2021

The ‘Year of Education’Celebrating teachers and the 60th Anniversary of the Cuba’s National Literacy Campaign NEU Conference fringe meetingWednesday 7 April, 3.30-4.30pm with guest speakers from CubaNiurka Gonzalez Obera, General Secretary, Cuban Education Union (SNTECD)Volunteer brigadistas of the 1961 Literacy CampaignplusKevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary, NEU Alpha Kane, Literacy brigades specialistKaren Parkin, ... read more