Viewing Campaign News from October 2020

British Member of Parliament formally nominates Cuban medics for Nobel Peace Prize

Campaign News | Thursday, 15 October 2020

Press Release British MP Grahame Morris has made a formal nomination to the Norwegian Nobel Committee for Cuba’s Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade to be awarded the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. In his submission to the organisation on 15 October Mr Morris said: "The Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade's response to Covid-19 is ... read more

United in solidarity: building friendship & understanding between Cuba & UK

Campaign News | Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Why and how we stand together to defeat the blockade and US aggression against Cuba About this Event: with guest speakers René González, Miami 5 hero who spent 13 years in US prison (Cuba) Len McCluskey, General Secretary, Unite the Union (UK) Her Excellency Bárbara Elena Montalvo Álvarez, Cuban ambassador to the United Kingdom Ulises Guilarte ... read more

Fighting blockades & COVID-19: Why US sanctions in Latin America must end!

Campaign News | Monday, 21 September 2020

Hosted by the Cuba Solidarity Campaign, Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign Action Group and Venezuela Solidarity Campaign Hear speakers from Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela discuss the impact that US policies are having on their people and why we need to step up the campaign of solidarity and for the blockades and sanctions to ... read more

Motion to congratulate Cuban women's organisation tabled in the Scottish parliament

Campaign News | Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Member of the Scottish parliament and Convenor of the Cross Party Group on Cuba, Elaine Smith MSP, has laid down a motion in the Scottish parliament congratulating the Federation of Cuban Women on its 60th anniversary and the acheivements that women have made in Cuba since the Cuban Revolution in ... read more

Fighting for women’s rights - 60 years of the FMC

Campaign News | Tuesday, 11 August 2020

As the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC) approaches 60, Natasha Hickman looks back on its achievements and the struggles still to be won. The history of Cuba’s independence struggle and the 1959 Revolution is peppered with courageous women who receive little recognition outside of Cuba. Mariana Grajales, known as the “mother ... read more

The misrepresentative and flawed Human Rights Watch report on Cuba

Campaign News | Tuesday, 11 August 2020

Statement from the Cuba Nobel Organizing Committee In July 2020 Human Rights Watch (HRW) issued a spurious report entitled “Cuba: Repressive Rules for Doctors Working Abroad,” repeating shameful and already debunked accusations that Cuban medical missions are a form of human trafficking because the personnel are alledgedly subjected to “regulations and ... read more

Online Meeting: THE REVOLUTION WITHIN THE REVOLUTION - Celebrating 60 years of the Federation of Cuban Women

Campaign News | Saturday, 8 August 2020

As the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC) celebrates its 60th anniversary, join us live to look back on its major achievements & future challenges on Tuesday 11 August at 6.30pm. Join the Zoom Meeting at: https://zoom.us/j/97419990728?pwd=cFlSZ0duSmZZYlZFQk1vekhUNytKQT09 Meeting ID: 974 1999 0728 Passcode: VivaCuba Or watch live on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/SM4Yzpqwfbo Guest speakers: Teresa Amarelle ... read more

Cuba at home: keeping supporters informed during lockdown 

Campaign News | Wednesday, 29 July 2020

This year CSC had planned national speaking tours by the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC) and the Cuban Friendship Institute (ICAP) to mark the 60th anniversaries of both organisations. Although the tours are now on hold, it’s not stopped us speaking to hundreds of people during lockdown. So far we've hosted ... read more

CSC and NEU joined by Niurka Gonzalez for online event -

Campaign News | Friday, 24 July 2020

As part of our ongoing series of online discussions, on Monday CSC and the NEU jointly hosted the event “Another Education is Possible”. The meeting was chaired by Gawain Little, the Chair of the NEU International Committee, and was broadcast live on Zoom and streamed live on YouTube, with hundreds of ... read more

Online Meeting with Jeremy Corbyn and Fernando Gonzalez

Campaign News | Wednesday, 22 July 2020

Solidarity and Resistance: Cuba’s 60 years of inspiring internationalism Monday 27 July, 6.30pm Watch it live from 6.30pm here With guest speakers: Jeremy Corbyn MP (UK) Fernando González MP, one of the Miami Five and President of the Cuban Friendship Institute (Cuba) Her Excellency Bárbara Elena Montalvo Álvarez, Cuban ambassador to the United Kingdom Gail ... read more