Viewing Press Releases from June 2020

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

Victory for campaign against Open University ban

Campaign News | Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Thanks to the persistent campaigning of CSC members, affiliates and supporters the Open University has reversed its discriminatory policy of barring Cuban students from studying at the institution. This campaign victory comes as a direct result of the actions taken by thousands of CSC supporters writing to the OU and to ... read more

Comunicado de prensa:Universidad británica se ve presionada por prohibir el ingreso a estudiantes cubanos debido a la legislación del bloqueo estadounidense

Campaign News | Thursday, 27 July 2017

La Campaña de Solidaridad con Cuba (CSC) en el Reino Unido ha lanzado una campaña para abolir la prohibición de las solicitudes de ingreso de estudiantes cubanos por una de las mayores instituciones educativas del país. La Universidad Abierta (Open University) ha sido expuesta a críticas por operar una política que ... read more

Cuba Solidarity Campaign response to Open University statement on its policy of banning Cuban students

Campaign News | Thursday, 27 July 2017

In response to pressure from campaigners, trade unions and MPs, the Open University has released a statement in which it attempts to justify its ban on Cuban students and seek sympathy for the “regrettable” situation it finds itself in. Far from validating its actions, the OU’s response exposes it as being ... read more

Press Release: Open University ban on Cuban students is unethical and illegal

Campaign News | Sunday, 23 July 2017

Press Release: 24 July 2017 One of Britain’s biggest educational institutions, The Open University, is operating a policy of barring applications from Cuban students due to US blockade laws against Cuba. The OU says it is operating a “restricted countries” list in its admissions process because it fears it may be fined ... read more