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La ONU volvió a exigir el fin del bloqueo a Cuba

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Con el apoyo de 186 países, los votos en contra de Estados Unidos e Israel, tres abstenciones y la ausencia de Libia y Suecia, la Asamblea General de Naciones Unidas aprobó una nueva resolución que reclama el levantamiento del cerco económico, comercial y financiero que Washington mantiene sobre la isla desde febrero de 1962. “El daño económico directo contra el pueblo supera los 975.000 millones de dólares, calculado al depreciado valor del dólar ante el oro”, advirtió el canciller cubano.

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Manchester Cuba Solidarity Campaign Dayschool

Saturday, 23rd July, 10 am – 2 pm, Cross Street Chapel, Manchester

Speakers:

‘Queering the Cuban Revolution’:: An analysis off LGBT modern history in Cuba Raúl Marchena Magadan (Cuba)

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in an Era of Oil Scarcity: Lessons from Cuba, Dr Julia Wright (Agroecology, Organic Farming and Food Security Consulting)

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Insights into the Cuban current situation.

The next Cuban Solidarity meeting will be on Monday 7th February at 7.30pm Upstairs in

The Red Deer pub 18 Pitt Street, Sheffield. S1 4DD

The meeting will start at 7.30 and will be led by Steve Ludlam, who has just returned from a three week trip to Cuba. Steve has many contacts in Cuba and has many insights into what ordinary Cubans are thinking about recent changes in economic policy.

This will be an informal meeting of questions and answers, so please join us.  If you have an email list do pass this on.

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UN Passes Resolution, Again, Against US Blockade in Cuba

LYN V. RAMO. MANILA, Philippines This time it is two for the blockade against Cuba, as the association of nations passes a resolution asking for an end to US blockade, as presented for the 19th time by this island-state.

The Cuban Embassy to the Philippines, in a statement last Wednesday, said the isolation of the United States became evident in the United Nations General Assembly during the vote on the resolution, “The Necessity of Ending the Economic, Commercial, and Financial Blockade Imposed by the United States of America Against Cuba.”

The Assembly passed the resolution 187-2 (United States and Israel) with three abstentions (Marshall Islands, Micronesia and Palau). Read the rest of this entry »

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Cinta sobre hijos de militantes del MIR en Cuba gana Fidocs.

El edificio de los chilenos, de Macarena Aguiló, trata sobre los niños que quedaron en la isla cuando sus padres regresaron a Chile para combatir a Pinochet.

Desde su primera exhibición, la película El Edificio de los chilenos, de la realizadora Macarena Aguiló, se perfiló como favorita para ganar la competencia nacional del 14º Festival Internacional de Documentales de Santiago, FIDOCS. Read the rest of this entry »

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Médicos de Cuba en Haití: la solidaridad silenciada

El diario El País, el 15 de enero, publicaba una infografía sobre la “Ayuda financiera y equipos de asistencia”, en la que Cuba ni siquiera aparecía entre los 23 estados que han aportado colaboración (4). La cadena estadounidense Fox News llegaba a afirmar que Cuba es de los pocos países vecinos del Caribe que no han acudido a prestar ayuda.

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Voces de Cuba

SheffSocChoir2 In November 2009 Sheffield Socialist Choir are taking part in the international Choral Festival in Santiago de Cuba, for a second time. We are very keen to follow this trip with an exchange visit by one of the amazing Cuban choirs that take part in the event – an opportunity not to be missed!

Please join us at the launch event for a fund to support a UK visit by a stunning Cuban choral group “Voces de Cuba”

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