Viewing Campaign News from December 2019

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

Len McCluskey, Unite General Secretary

Cuban trade unions salute history of friendship with Britain's labour movement: Morning Star

Campaign News | Monday, 4 November 2019

CUBAN trade unionists paid tribute to the “historic friendship and solidarity” between their and Britain’s labour movements at a packed Unions for Cuba conference in central London at the weekend.Cuban trade union federation CTC deputy general secretary Carmen Rosa Lopez Rodriguez said British workers’ solidarity action in fighting the illegal ... read more

Len McCluskey speech at CSC Trade Unions for Cuba Conference

Campaign News | Sunday, 3 November 2019

Len McCluskey, General Secretary of Unite the Union, speech at CSC's Trade Unions for Cuba Conference 2 November 2019……………………………………………………………………………………………… Good morning comrades and friends. I feel especially proud and privileged to be invited to speak here today. Here at this conference marking: • the 60th anniversary of the Cuban Revolutionand most particularly• the 80th anniversary ... read more

Cuba’s report on the blockade

Campaign News | Friday, 1 November 2019

Cuba has presented a 50-page report on the impact of the US blockade to the United Nations in advance of the 2019 vote. CSC director ROB MILLER reports On November 7 the United Nations general assembly will vote for the 28th consecutive year on the resolution tabled by Cuba calling for ... read more

Alicia Alonso

Alicia Alonso - Cuba Solidarity Campaign statement on her passing

Campaign News | Friday, 18 October 2019

We mourn the sad passing on 17 October of the phenonemon that was Alicia Alonso, the godmother of Cuban ballet. Overcoming near blindness and numerous other obstacles that would have ended the careers of lesser people, Alicia Alonso (born 1921) became one of the greatest ballerinas and starred in the most ... read more