Viewing Campaign News from April 2017

Fernando Gonzalez, new president of ICAP

Fernando Gonzalez becomes new president of ICAP

Campaign News | Friday, 31 March 2017

The Cuba Solidarity Campaign congratulates Fernando Gonzalez Llort on his new role as president of our sister organisation in Cuba, the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP). Fernando became vice president of ICAP in May 2014, three months after being released from a US jail after spending 14 ... read more

The US blockade remains in place

Campaign News | Tuesday, 21 March 2017

One year on from Obama's historic visit, and 55 years after its introduction, the US blockade remains in place. One year ago today, 21 March 2016, Barack Obama became the first sitting US President to visit Cuba in 88 years. During the historic visit, Obama met with Raul Castro, where his Cuban ... read more

Nottingham meeting on Cuba's healthcare

Campaign News | Thursday, 2 March 2017

The Cuba Solidarity Campaign (CSC) in conjunction with the Morning Star and Nottingham Central Unite the Union are organising a public meeting on healthcare in Cuba. The health service in Cuba is one of the most outstanding achievements of the revolution. Not only has it created a situation in which the population ... read more

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