Viewing Campaign News from December 2017

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

Andrew Murray, Unite Chief of Staff, speaking at Latin America 2017 Conference

Morning Star: Corbyn can restore Britain's standing

Campaign News | Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Morning Star Latin America 2017 Conference Report A JEREMY CORBYN government would have an independent foreign policy and “restore Britain’s standing in the world,” those gathered for the Latin America Conference heard yesterday. The Labour leader addressed the conference by videolink, praising participants for their work for “justice, peace and democracy” across ... read more

Teresita Vicente, Cuban Ambassador, speaking at the Latin America Conference

Morning Star: Castro ‘Alive Forever’ In Fight For Another World

Campaign News | Tuesday, 5 December 2017

SPEAKERS paid tribute to Cuban revolutionary statesman Fidel Castro at this weekend’s Latin America conference in central London. A year on from the death of “El Comandante,” Cuba’s ambassador to Britain Teresita Vicente Sotolongo denounced “rapacious wars for the conquest of the strategic resources of the planet, leading to grotesque inequalities ... read more

Ken Loach was among the speakers at Latin America 2017 Conference

Latin America 2017: One of the biggest and most important conferences in recent years

Campaign News | Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Latin America Conference 2017 Over 500 people packed into the TUC’s Congress House in central London for one of the biggest and most important Latin America conferences in recent years, taking place in an environment of escalating intervention in the region from US President Donald Trump. The Latin America Conference is the ... read more

Phil Lenton pictured with Fidel Castro

A tribute to Phil Lenton, friend of Cuba and internationalist

Campaign News | Thursday, 30 November 2017

The Cuba Solidarity Campaign heard the sad news of the passing of Phil Lenton and together with the Cuban Workers Central (CTC) has paid tribute to his enduring support for Cuban people and their Revoltuion. Both statements are posted below. Message from CSC: On behalf of the Cuba Solidarity Campaign in the ... read more

Cuban MPs meet with Labour MPs in Parliament

Cuban MPs receive warm welcome in Westminster

Campaign News | Thursday, 30 November 2017

IPU Delegation Six Cuban National Assembly members (MPs) visited Britain as part of an Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) exchange, the largest ever delegation of Cuban MPs to visit Britain. The six visiting MPs came from diverse professional backgrounds, including Maria Rubio, a qualified doctor and specialist in the prevention of breast cancer; Pablo ... read more

Fidel Castro, 1926 - 2016

Campaign News | Friday, 24 November 2017

One year since the death of Fidel Castro On Friday 25 November 2016, Fidel Castro, the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, died aged 90 years old. His passing was on the eve of the annual Latin America Conference at Congress House, where the following day tributes poured in for the ... read more

Aleida Guevara speaks to thousands on Che Guevara Anniversary Tour

Campaign News | Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Aleida Guevara was invited by the Cuba Solidarity Campaign for the Che Guevara 50th Anniversary Tour Dr Aleida Guevara March spoke directly to over 3000 people in 7 towns and cities at over 20 different meetings during her 10 day stay in Britain and Ireland. The tour coincided with the 50th anniversary ... read more

Che’s Daughter Aleida Calls For Unity Of The Left

Campaign News | Monday, 13 November 2017

Aleida Guevara 2017 North Wales meeting, Morning Star report: They had travelled to Denbigh Town Hall from as far as the Wirral, Anglesey and Aberystwyth to celebrate the Cuban revolution in music, song and verse and to hear Aleida Guevara talk about her father’s legacy and the current situation in ... read more