Viewing Press Releases from September 2021

British MPs sign parliamentary motion in support of normalising relations between Cuba and the US and ending the blockade

Campaign News | Thursday, 29 April 2021

Fifty eight British members of parliament have signed a motion in the British Parliament which calls on the British Government to promote international cooperation between the UK and Cuba and urge the Biden administration to normalise relations by removing Cuba from its ‘state sponsors of terrorism’ list and ending the ... read more

Condolences on the passing of Gilda Chacón Bravo

Campaign News | Friday, 9 April 2021

CSC is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of our dear friend and comrade Gilda Chacón Bravo, who died on 8 April 2021. As European Officer for the Cuban Trade Union Federation (CTC – Central de Trabajadores de Cuba) Gilda looked after hundreds of British trade unionists who passed through ... read more

Join the International Caravan against the US blockade

Campaign News | Tuesday, 23 March 2021

This weekend the world solidarity movement will take part in an International Caravan against the US blockade of Cuba. There are many ways to join! Decorate your car or bike with Cuban flags and messages against the US blockade and form a caravan with friends or CSC supporters in your community. Take a ... read more

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