Viewing Campaign News from July 2018

H. E. Rocio Maniero, Venezuelan Ambassador

"We need to show Trump that he is not welcome here": Latin America against Trump rally

Campaign News | Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Latin American ambassadors, campaign groups and migrants were amongst the speakers and audience at the Latin America against Trump rally in central London, organised in the run up to Trump’s visit to Britain on 13 July and to build the Together against Trump national demonstrations. Kiri Tunks, NEU (NUT Section) President ... read more

March with Cuba Solidarity Campaign in the Latin America Against Trump bloc on the national demo in central London this Friday

Campaign News | Wednesday, 11 July 2018

March with Cuba Solidarity Campaign in the Latin America Against Trump bloc on the national demo in central London this Friday Meet 2pm this Friday 13 July outside the BBC, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA (nearest tube Oxford Circus) to join the Together Against Trump march to Trafalgar Square for the rally ... read more

Luis Santamaria, translator, Arturo Rodriguez, Industrial Workers' general secretary, Rob Miller, CSC director, Jane Stewart, Unite EC, Helena Helena Menendez, Venezuela Embassy and Tony Burke, U

Ending the US blockade remains our priority: Cuban Industrial Workers' general secretary

Campaign News | Thursday, 5 July 2018

Unite Policy Conference “The US blockade has a hugely detrimental impact on Cuban workers, so ending the blockade continues to be our priority” Arturo Rodriguez, Cuban Industrial Workers’ Union general secretary, told Unite Policy conference delegates at a packed Cuba Solidarity Campaign fringe meeting in Brighton. “The majority of countries in the ... read more

Miami Five hero Fernando Gonzalez interviewed by George Galloway

Campaign News | Tuesday, 3 July 2018

"A hero of the Republic of Cuba, to paraphrase the great John Lennon, is something to be" George Galloway said in his welcome to Fernando Gonzalez. Fernando Gonzalez Llort, Miami Five Hero, President of ICAP (Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples) and Cuban MP, was invited to Britain by Cuba ... read more

Latin America Against Trump - join the protests

Campaign News | Tuesday, 26 June 2018

When Donald Trump turns up in Britain in July we must ensure that he gets a very clear message that the people of Britain and Latin America reject his view of the world and his imperialist ambitions against the countries of Cuba and Latin America. The recent horrific images of Latin ... read more

Fernando speaking at CSC's Solidarity Rally in London on 16 June

Fernando Gonzalez: ‘To strengthen the links of friendship around the world, that is our role’

Campaign News | Monday, 18 June 2018

The Miami Five hero talks to the Morning Star Along with the rest of the Five, Gonzalez was working in Florida monitoring Cuban exile groups planning terrorist attacks on his homeland when he was arrested in 1998. Like them, he spent 17 months “in the hole,” solitary confinement, before being convicted ... read more

Fernando Gonzalez with RMT president Sean Hoyle

Miami Five hero Fernando Gonzalez thanks British solidarity at RMT's Cuba Garden Party

Campaign News | Friday, 15 June 2018

MIAMI Five hero Fernando Gonzalez thanked the people of Britain last night in a moving tribute to international solidarity. Mr Gonzalez, who spent over 15 years behind bars in the US for his work against Florida-based groups planning terrorist attacks on Cuba, told the audience at the annual RMT-Cuba Solidarity Campaign ... read more

Maintaining active solidarity with the peoples of Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua remains as vital as ever

Campaign News | Friday, 8 June 2018

On December 17 2014, president Barack Obama broadcast a historic announcement that the United States would reopen diplomatic relations with Cuba. This hinted at the possibility of greater changes to come in the long and difficult Cuba-US relationship. Obama went on to visit Cuba in March 2016 and all the signs indicated ... read more

Miami Five hero Fernando González, second from left, is visiting Britain in June 2018

Fernando Gonzalez Llort finally receives visa for entry clearance to Britain

Campaign News | Thursday, 7 June 2018

Miami Five hero will be visiting Britain this month After a long delay and a brilliant response by Members of Parliament, Fernando Gonzalez Llort has finally received his visa for entry clearance to Britain. He is now arriving on 13th June to speak to MPs, the Cuba Solidarity Campaign AGM, the ... read more

Arnold August tour opens in London

Campaign News | Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Over 100 people crowded into Bolivar Hall to hear Arnold August, Canadian author of ‘Cuba-US Relations: Obama and Beyond’ talk, together with UK academic Dr Lauren Collins and Cuban ambassador Teresita Vicente Sotolongo on a hot bank holiday evening. Arnold opened with the statement that the idea that the US and ... read more