Viewing Campaign News from April 2018

CSC Director Rob Miller takes part in TV debate on Cuba

Campaign News | Saturday, 21 April 2018

Cuba Solidarity Campaign Director Rob Miller was invited to speak on TRT World’s The Newsmakers programme to discuss the future of Cuba following the island’s recent general elections and election of the new President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel. The other two speakers were from Miami based anti-Cuba organisations. ... read more

Live the Cuban experience

Campaign News | Wednesday, 21 March 2018

The Primsa preview the 2018 Summer Solidarity Brigade The embargo imposed by the United States on Cuba is a commercial, economic and financial blockade enforced initially in 1958. While the first blockade only included restrictions on the sale of arms, two years later, it was extended to all exports with the exception ... read more

Tickets on sale for the 16th Annual RMT Garden Party for Cuba

Campaign News | Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Get your tickets today for the event of the summer! CSC and the RMT invite you to attend an evening of solidarity with Cuba with friends from across the trade union and labour movement. With live music, buffet, FREE bar and very special guests - not to be missed! Live music from: Superb Cuban ... read more

Democracy in Cuba: Spotlight on the 2018 elections

Campaign News | Tuesday, 6 March 2018

The North American and European mass media pay scant attention to Cuba’s general elections, which usually only warrant a few sentences seemingly written for the sole purpose of pointing out that they hardly qualify as elections at all. But with President Raúl Castro’s announcement in 2013, that he will not ... read more

Last few places on our May Day Tour

Campaign News | Monday, 19 February 2018

May Day in Havana plus visit to Pinar del Rio’s rural communities and Viñales countryside If you want to join Havana's legendary May Day march in Revolution Square this year you'll need to book quickly as there's just six spaces left on our popular May Day Study Tour. This fantastic tour ... read more

The soul of the Revolution

Campaign News | Sunday, 28 January 2018

Jose Marti was a renaissance man — journalist, poet and leading figure in the Cuban struggle for independence. CSC's OLLIE HOPKINS explains his relevance in today’s Cuba January 28 2018 marks the 165th anniversary of the birth of Jose Marti, the writer, journalist, poet and leading figure in the struggle for ... read more

CSC Director Rob Miller, Chair Diana Holland and National Secretary Bernard Regan drawing the winners of the 2017 Blockade Buster Raffle

CSC Blockade Buster Raffle Winners Announced

Campaign News | Monday, 8 January 2018

The CSC 2017 Blockade Buster national raffle was drawn at the CSC Executive Committee meeting on Saturday 6th January by CSC Chairperson and AGS of Unite the union Diana Holland. The raffle raised over £10,000 for CSC campaigns and we would like to thank everyone who bought and sold tickets ... read more

Ivan Beavis: A true and committed friend of Cuba

Campaign News | Wednesday, 3 January 2018

On behalf of the Executive Committee of the Cuba Solidarity Campaign and all our members and affiliates in the UK, we would like to offer our deepest sympathy to Christiane and all Ivan’s family, colleagues and many friends. We are all deeply saddened by this loss. Ivan has been a long ... read more

Jeremy Corbyn sent a video message to Latin America Conference 2017

Venceremos! Jeremy Corbyn sends message to Latin America Conference

Campaign News | Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Latin America Conference 2017 Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of the Labour Party and longstanding speaker at previous Latin America Conferences, sent a special video message to Latin America Conference 2017 from Portugal, where he was meeting with the Portuguese prime minister. “I’m really sorry that I can’t be with you, I am ... read more

Kevin Courtney speaking at Latin America Conference 2017

Cuba is an example that can change the world for the better: National Education Union joint general secretary

Campaign News | Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Latin America Conference 2017 Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union (NEU), gave a rousing speech on Cuba’s achievements in education at a packed plenary at Latin America Conference 2017 at the TUC’s Congress House in central London. “If you look at Cuba, you can see that if there ... read more