Viewing Press Releases from March 2021

Cuba Solidarity Campaign statement on the United States’ listing of Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism

Campaign News | Friday, 15 January 2021

The Cuba Solidarity Campaign adds its voice to the worldwide condemnation of the outgoing Trump administration’s listing of Cuba as a ‘state sponsor of terrorism’.Trump’s move is designed to hinder the incoming Biden administration from reprising the Obama era’s rapprochement with Havana. Obama’s decision to formally remove Cuba from the ... read more

Second member of British House of Lords nominates Cuban medics for Nobel Peace Prize

Campaign News | Monday, 21 December 2020

Baroness Pauline Bryan of Partick, a member of the British parliament’s second chamber, the House of Lords, has become the second member of the Lords and the fourteenth British parliamentarian to formally nominate the Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. In a video recording supporting her ... read more

More British academics nominate Cuban medics for international Peace Prize

Campaign News | Friday, 18 December 2020

Erica Burman and Ian Parker have joined six other British academics in making formal nominations to award Cuba’s Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. Psychologists Professor of Education Erica Burman of the University of Manchester and Ian Parker Emeritus Professor of Management at the University of Leicester ... read more

Richard Burgon MP becomes tenth British parliamentarian to formally nominate Cuban medics for the Nobel Peace Prize

Campaign News | Monday, 14 December 2020

Richard Burgon MP is the tenth British Member of Parliament to formally nominate the Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. Mr Burgon, who was elected MP for Leeds East in the North of England in 2015, received confirmation of his nomination from the Nobel Prize ... read more

Baroness Christine Blower is ninth British parliamentarian to formally nominate Cuban medics for the Nobel Peace Prize

Campaign News | Saturday, 12 December 2020

Baroness Christine Blower of Starch Green, a member of the British parliament’s second chamber, the House of Lords, has become the first member of the Lords and the ninth British parliamentarian to formally nominate the Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. Baroness Blower said that she ... read more

British academic receives confirmation of Nobel nomination for Cuban medics

Campaign News | Tuesday, 8 December 2020

Dr John Yandell, Associate Professor at University College London’s Institute of Education has become the fifth British academic to formally nominate the Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. The Norwegian Nobel Prize Committee acknowledged receipt of his on 3 December. Five academics and eight parliamentarians from ... read more

British child health expert formally nominates Cuban medics for Nobel Peace Prize

Campaign News | Tuesday, 8 December 2020

Imti Choonara, Emeritus Professor in Child Health at the University of Nottingham has officially nominated Cuba’s Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. Choonara, who is an expert on health care in Cuba and has spoken and written about Cuban medical care becomes the sixth British academic ... read more

Academic Professor David McLellan nominates Cuban medics for Nobel Peace Prize

Campaign News | Friday, 4 December 2020

British academic David McLellan has formally nominated Cuba’s Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade to receive the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. McLellan is a Professor of Political Theory at Goldsmiths' College, University of London, and an expert on Karl Marx and Marxism, on which he has written several books. In support of ... read more

Claudia Webbe MP nominates Cuban medics for Nobel Peace Prize

Campaign News | Wednesday, 2 December 2020

Claudia Webbe, has become the 6th Member of the UK Parliament to have formally nominated Cuba’s Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. Claudia was elected in December 2019 to represent the constituency Leicester East. In her nomination submission Claudia Webbe MP said: “Over the past fifteen years, ... read more

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