Viewing Press Releases from November 2020

Elaine Smith MSP nominates Cuban medics for Nobel Peace Prize

Campaign News | Tuesday, 3 November 2020

Elaine Smith MSP nominates Cuban medics for Nobel Peace Prize Elaine Smith, member of the Scottish Parliament, has formally nominated Cuba’s Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade to receive the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. In her nomination submission to the Norwegian Nobel Committee Elaine Smith MSP explained that ‘Since 2005 the Cuban doctors, nurses ... read more

Professor Helen Colley nominates Cuban medics for Nobel Peace Prize

Campaign News | Wednesday, 28 October 2020

Press release28th October 2020 Professor Helen Colley nominates Cuban medics for Nobel Peace Prize Professor Helen Colley, has formally nominated Cuba’s Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade to receive the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. In her nomination Professor Colley said: ‘Cuba's Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade have shown an inspirational commitment to saving lives across ... read more

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

Cuba Solidarity Campaign condemns US threats to Cuban medical internationalism

Campaign News | Thursday, 2 July 2020

02.07.2020: Statement by the British Cuba Solidarity Campaign in response to US threats to medical cooperation programmes The Cuba Solidarity Campaign condemns the ongoing campaign by the US government to undermine Cuba’s international medical cooperation programmes. The most recent manifestation of this is the bill introduced by republican senators Rick ... read more

COMUNICADO DE PRENSA: parlamentarios británicos piden que se suspenda el bloqueo estadounidense durante la pandemia de coronavirus

Campaign News | Wednesday, 15 April 2020

Cincuenta y uno miembros británicos del parlamento han escrito a Dominic Raab, Secretario de Estado para Asuntos Exteriores y de la Mancomunidad, Primer Secretario y Primer Ministro en funciones para pedir que se suspenda temporalmente el bloqueo estadounidense de Cuba durante la pandemia de Covid-19. El diputado Grahame Morris, presidente del ... read more

PRESS RELEASE: British MPs call for US blockade to be suspended during coronavirus pandemic

Campaign News | Wednesday, 15 April 2020

Fifty one British members of parliament have written to Dominic Raab, the UK Foreign Secretary and acting Prime Minister to call for the US blockade of Cuba to be temporarily suspended during the Covid-19 pandemic. Grahame Morris MP, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cuba, coordinated the letter which asks ... read more

PRESS RELEASE: Dominic Raab thanks Cuba for coronavirus assistance

Campaign News | Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Please sign our open letter asking for the US blockade to be lifted to help Cuba fight the coronavirus at home and abroad. Dominic Raab, the UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, thanked the Cuban Government today in parliament for their assistance with the stricken British cruise ship ... read more

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel is greeted at the airport by Cuban Ambassador Teresita Vicente

Historic visit by Cuban President

Campaign News | Monday, 12 November 2018

Miguel Díaz-Canel, President of the Republic of Cuba, arrived in London on 12 November on a transit visit, following his first tour of European and Asian countries. During this historic visit – the first by a Cuban President to Britain since the Revolution – the president was accompanied by a delegation ... read more

Beat the blockade by supporting the Braille machines for Cuba appeal

Campaign News | Tuesday, 16 October 2018

On 31 October, the United Nations General Assembly will vote on Cuba’s annual resolution calling for an end to the US blockade. In advance of the vote, Cuba sent a report summarising the impact of the inhumane US policy against the island during the last year, including its impact on special ... 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