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Work for us - Campaigns Officer vacancy

Campaign News | Friday, 20 December 2019

Work for the Cuba Solidarity Campaign: Campaigns Officer The Cuba Solidarity Campaign is looking for a highly motivated person to support our campaigning and lobbying work, in particular with the trade union movement in Britain. We require a well organised team member who has the office administration skills to manage a ... read more

CSC members say Hands off Cuba to Trump during UK visit

Campaign News | Thursday, 5 December 2019

Cuba Solidarity Campaign (CSC) members and activists took part in the Latin America against Trump bloc on the No to Trump demonstration in central London on December 3. Members held the CSC Hands off Cuba banner and demonstrated with Cuban flags. CSC members joined with Venezuela Solidarity Campaign, No to the coup ... read more

Chomsky in conversation with Victoria Brittain via video link at Latin America Conference 2019

Video: Noam Chomsky on Donald Trump, climate change, migration and Latin America

Campaign News | Thursday, 5 December 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Noam Chomsky on Donald Trump, climate change, migration and Latin America US intellectual Professor Naom Chomsky was interviewed by former Guardian foreign editor Victoria Brittain via video link at Latin America Conference 2019. Chomsky asserted how the US role in helping bring about the destruction of the Amazon through its ... read more

Alpidio Alonso Grau, Cuban Minister of Culture at the Latin America Conference

Cuban Minister of Culture speech at Latin America Conference

Campaign News | Saturday, 30 November 2019

Speech by Alpidio Alonso Grau, Cuban Minister of Culture at the Latin America Conference November 23 2019 I want to start by saying that what is going on today in our Americas is an expression of the failure of the policies of inequality, exclusion, exploitation, plunder, injustice, discrimination and underdevelopment. It ... read more

Keith Bolender, Journalist, Ben Chacko, Morning Star editor, Bob Oram, CSC EC & Lauren Collins, CSC EC

Over 60 speakers in 24 different seminars bring a wealth of discussion to Latin America Conference

Campaign News | Friday, 29 November 2019

The Latin America Conference featured 24 seminars focusing on a wide range of countries, issues and movements from across the region. In a seminar entitled ‘Misinformation and the media war against Cuba’, Dr Lauren Collins from Cuba Solidarity Campaign’s Executive Committee, analysed the press attacks on Cuban doctors working overseas on ... read more

Keith Bolender in Bimingham, with Tim Hollins, Birmingham CSC Secretary. Photo Credt: Kevin Hayes

Keith Bolender tour counteracts the media war against the Cuban Revolution

Campaign News | Friday, 29 November 2019

The Media War against Cuba Public meetings with Keith Bolender - November 2019 Canadian author and journalist Keith Bolender has spent the past three weeks travelling the length and breadth of the country speaking to CSC groups and community organisations. Keith has focussed his talk on understanding and counteracting the unrelenting ... read more

Steve Turner, Unite AGS, Teresita Vicente, Cuban Ambassador, Diana Holland, Unite AGS and Enrique Santiago, Spanish MP

Over 500 attend crucial Latin America Conference

Campaign News | Thursday, 28 November 2019

Latin America Conference 2019 Over 500 activists attended this year’s crucial Latin America Conference at Friends House in London. The weeks leading up to the conference saw huge turbulence in the region, including the military coup in Bolivia which ousted President Evo Morales; a million Chileans were on the streets to ... read more

Cuba Solidarity Campaign Director Rob Miller with the CTC medal and Cuban trade union delegation at the Unions for Cuba Conference

CSC Director awarded medal from Cuban trade unions

Campaign News | Friday, 22 November 2019

The Cuba Solidarity Campaign Director Rob Miller was awarded a medal at the Unions for Cuba Conference from the Cuban trade union movement in recognition of the work of solidarity from CSC in Britain. Carmen Lopez Rodriguez, Deputy General Secretary of the CTC (Cuban Trade Union Federation) awarded Rob Miller with ... read more

British trade unions display solidarity with Cuban unions at historic conference

Campaign News | Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Unions for Cuba Conference On Saturday 2 November, more than 200 trade unionists and activists attended CSC’s Unions for Cuba conference at the NEU headquarters in London. The vibrant conference, the largest trade union conference of solidarity with Cuba to take place in the UK for 15 years, demonstrated the strength ... read more

The Cuba Solidarity Campaign statement on the coup d’etat in Bolivia

Campaign News | Tuesday, 12 November 2019

The Cuba Solidarity Campaign adds its name to the long list of organisations that have condemned the coup d’etat in Bolivia. We condemn the military coup against the elected government of Bolivian President Evo Morales, who was forced to resign and leave the country in the face of the threats of ... read more