Sunday July 25, 1pm, Michigan & Ida B. Wells (formerly Congress), Chicago: Let Cuba Live! End the US Blockade! Hands off Cuba!

Cuban President Diaz-Canel: "Revolutionaries to the Streets" For over 60 years, the US has sought to roll back all the gains and independence won by the Cuban people, and to return them to the status of the colony they once were. Speech delivered by Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, president of the Republic of Cuba, on the US role … Continue reading Sunday July 25, 1pm, Michigan & Ida B. Wells (formerly Congress), Chicago: Let Cuba Live! End the US Blockade! Hands off Cuba!

July 15 webinar with Dan Kovalik: Today’s Peoples’ Struggles against US Intervention: Venezuela, Haiti, Cuba, Colombia, Nicaragua, Peru and Chile

webinar video hererevised webinar: Thursday July 15, 7pm ET The Current Popular Struggles against US Intervention: Venezuela, Haiti, Cuba, Colombia, Nicaragua, Peru and Chile We are faced with possible US intervention in Haiti after the murder of the president, a possible coup over the election results in Peru, new US backed protests in Cuba, the positive … Continue reading July 15 webinar with Dan Kovalik: Today’s Peoples’ Struggles against US Intervention: Venezuela, Haiti, Cuba, Colombia, Nicaragua, Peru and Chile

Chicago City Council Resolution: Call for end to U.S. embargo against Cuban trade and travel

Chicago City Council Resolution R2020-612: Call for end to U.S. embargo against Cuban trade and travel passed unanimously 2/24/2021 https://chicago.legistar.com/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=4631810&GUID=A687FD01-C132-405D-8AEA-2795B72DF22D Alderpeople sponsors: Sawyer, Roderick T., Tunney, Thomas, Ramirez-Rosa, Carlos, Martin, Matthew J. , Osterman, Harry, Rodriguez, Michael D., Sigcho-Lopez, Byron, Sadlowski Garza, Susan A RESOLUTION CALLING FOR AN END TO THE U.S. EMBARGO AGAINST CUBAN TRADE AND TRAVEL WHEREAS, since March 14, 1958, … Continue reading Chicago City Council Resolution: Call for end to U.S. embargo against Cuban trade and travel

Write to ‘In These Times’ about their smear job on Cuba “the Western Hemisphere’s most undemocratic government”

InTheseTimes, a well-known liberal journal, runs an article in its February issue attacking Cuba in a tone akin to the Trump government. It refers to the “repression of the Western Hemisphere’s most undemocratic government,” which they allege to be Cuba. Not Bolsanaro’s Brazil, Chile with its police who blind protesters, Colombia’s death squad supporting government, Honduras’ coup regime, Haiti’s hated rulers, … Continue reading Write to ‘In These Times’ about their smear job on Cuba “the Western Hemisphere’s most undemocratic government”

$10,000 Matching Fund for “Support Cuba’s Contribution to World Fight Against COVID and Cuba’s Internationalist Medical Missions”

(We have received $1675 by the end of the year, and have sent in $4675) December 19, 2020 Dear Friends of Cuba, At the end of March 2020 the Canadian Network on Cuba (CNC) launched “the campaign, Support Cuba’s Contribution to World Fight Against COVID-19, to assist the heroic island’s internationalist medical missions that are combatting the … Continue reading $10,000 Matching Fund for “Support Cuba’s Contribution to World Fight Against COVID and Cuba’s Internationalist Medical Missions”

Donate to Support Cuba’s Contribution to the World Fight Against COVID-19

Dear Friends of Cuba, It seems as if the path being taken by Hurricane Delta spares Cuba from a possible powerful hurricane. That is good news.  It gives the CNC time to reflect on and thank you for your very generous response to Support Cuba's Contribution to the World`s Fight Against COVID-19, since we won't … Continue reading Donate to Support Cuba’s Contribution to the World Fight Against COVID-19

The “Wasp Network” Highlights our Lack of Freedom to Tell the Truth on the Cuban Five Case

Stansfield Smith, ChicagoALBASolidarity.wordpress.com, former leader of the Chicago Committee to Free the Cuban Five The film Wasp Network, based on the book The Last Soldiers of the Cold War, The Story of the Cuban Five by Fernando Morais, is a co-production between France, Spain, Belgium and Brazil. It was shown in Cuba last December, soon after … Continue reading The “Wasp Network” Highlights our Lack of Freedom to Tell the Truth on the Cuban Five Case

A Case Study of Corporate Media Disinformation: Keith Bolender’s “Manufacturing the Enemy: The Media War Against Cuba”

Stansfield Smith, Chicago ALBA Solidarity Some alternative media have exposed the US government and its corporate media fake news reporting on Russian “election interference,” on Venezuela, the war on Syria, China’s Xinjiang and Hong Kong, Nicaragua, Palestine, among others. One of the longest running media disinformation campaigns has been directed at Cuba, well covered in … Continue reading A Case Study of Corporate Media Disinformation: Keith Bolender’s “Manufacturing the Enemy: The Media War Against Cuba”

Celebrating 50 years of Venceremos Brigade solidarity with the Cuban Revolution

https://www.counterpunch.org/2019/09/16/celebrating-50-years-of-venceremos-brigade-solidarity-with-the-cuban-revolution/https://mltoday.com/celebrating-50-years-of-venceremos-brigade-slidarity-with-the-cuban-revolution/https://www.letcubalive.org/uploads/5/9/9/0/5990776/celebrating_50_years_of_venceremos_brigade_solidarity_with_the_cuban_revolution.pdf by Stan Smith This year was the 50th anniversary of the Venceremos Brigade delegations to Cuba, a special affair for Cuba and its Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP). We participants can agree with what one former brigadista wrote us, “I went in 1971 and it was one of the most moving experiences … Continue reading Celebrating 50 years of Venceremos Brigade solidarity with the Cuban Revolution

July 14, 16: Cuba’s Javier Cabrera on Cuba’s Environmental Programs and the Struggle against Climate Change

Sunday July 14, 2pm Chicago Public Library, Sulzer Branch 4455 N. Lincoln Ave     Tuesday July 16, 7 pm UE Hall 37 S. Ashland Javier Cabrera will discuss Cuba’s changing economic development program, its community health care program, and its programs to combat climate change. He will explain how the US blockade of Cuba, … Continue reading July 14, 16: Cuba’s Javier Cabrera on Cuba’s Environmental Programs and the Struggle against Climate Change