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Donald Trump speaking at the Bay of Pigs Brigade 2506 during the campaign trail

CSC Statement: New threats to Cuba from Trump administration

Campaign News | Friday, 20 January 2017

CSC Statement: New threats to Cuba from Trump administration CSC is concerned about the future of Cuba-US relations under the new Donald Trump administration in the United States. CSC welcomed the change in US policies towards Cuba under Barack Obama, including the re-establishment of diplomatic relations and the signing of a range ... read more

CSC statement on US immigration policy changes

Campaign News | Friday, 13 January 2017

CSC director Rob Miller comments on the recent ending of the 'wet foot, dry foot' immigration policy "We welcome Barack Obama’s move to end the so called ‘wet-foot, dry-foot policy’ which has encouraged illegal and dangerous migration to the United States for the last twenty years. However the fact remains that ... read more

New Miami Five Freedom Tour film

Campaign News | Sunday, 1 January 2017

In July 2016 CSC was proud to welcome René Gonzalez and Gerardo Hernández of the Miami Five to Britain for the long awaited Freedom Tour. After sixteen years fighting for their freedom from US jails, and a two year battle against the Home Secretary for visas to visit Britain, René Gonazalez ... read more

CSC director Rob Miller with executive members Carol and Bernard Regan delivering a cheque to Cuban ambassador HE Teresita Vicente

Ambassador thanks CSC supporters for hurricane support

Campaign News | Saturday, 31 December 2016

The Cuban ambassador, HE Teresita Vicente has sent a thank you letter to CSC supporters who donated to the Hurrican Matthew relief appeal. The categroy 4 hurricane, which struck the island's eastern provinces on 4 October, washed away bridges and roads, shut down electrical and communications services, and destroyed or damaged ... read more

Trade Unions for Cuba eNewsletter Winter 2016 edition

Campaign News | Wednesday, 14 December 2016

The Winter 2016 issue of Cuba Solidarity Campaign's Trade Unions for Cuba eNewsletter is now out, which includes the latest news on Cuba and CSC with particular emphasis on our work with trade unions. This issue includes: - ¡Hasta la victoria siempre, Fidel! - Celebrate May Day 2017 in Cuba with CSC!- ... read more

NUT Delegation to Cuba October 2016

Cuba: A Heartwarming Experience To Remember

Campaign News | Monday, 12 December 2016

NIPARUN NESSA reports on an NUT delegation to Cuba – where she was overwhelmed by the Cuban people’s warm welcome and genuine commitment to equality I was fortunate to be a part of the NUT delegation to Cuba at the end of October and was so impressed by the community spirit ... read more

Fidel Castro was a giant. A man of ideas. A man of action - Richard Burgon MP

Campaign News | Friday, 9 December 2016

Speech by Richard Burgon MP at the London Fidel Castro Memorial, 5 December 2016. "From its earliest days the Cuban Revolution has itself been a source of inspiration to all freedom-loving people.” The words of Nelson Mandela when he shared a platform with Fidel Castro on 26 July 1991 in Mantanzas, Cuba. Mandela ... read more

H.E. Teresita Vicente at the London Memorial for Fidel Castro

‘Fidel Will Live On,’ Havana’s Envoy Tells Memorial Event

Campaign News | Wednesday, 7 December 2016

REVOLUTIONARY leader Fidel Castro was remembered at a moving memorial service organised by the Cuba Solidarity Campaign on Monday night. Ambassadors, trade unionists and politicians were among those who heard speeches, music and poetry as the life of the former Cuban president was celebrated at Congress House. Cuban ambassador Teresita Vicente led ... read more

Huge turnout at London Memorial for Fidel Castro

Campaign News | Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Over 600 people attended a Cuba Solidarity Campaign (CSC) organised memorial evening for the late Fidel Castro at London’s Congress Centre on Monday evening. Due to overwhelming public demand and high registration numbers, CSC changed the venue just days before the event to the Congress Centre to accommodate the huge numbers ... read more

The NUT delegation visited a range of schools, including the Cesáreo Fernández Municipio Playa Primary School in Havana

From Cuba with Love

Campaign News | Monday, 5 December 2016

British special educational needs co-ordinator MAGGIE MORAN reflects on Cuba’s educational provision for students Amor. Love. That is a word which, as a British special needs teacher, I cannot say has graced my head teacher’s lips during meetings about resources and support for my students. And yet, during one school visit after ... read more