corner of Daley Plaza & State of Illinois Building Clark and Randolph, Chicago . The Biden Administration has allocated $46.6 billion for the Ukraine war, which is only two and half months old. The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) reported in 2012 that $20 billion would eliminate homelessness in the US. Hunger … Continue reading Tuesday May 10, 11:30- 1pm: No US-NATO War on Russia over Ukraine! No Sanctions on Russian People!
copy of letter here Twenty-six organizations, including DC policy groups, faith based groups, humanitarian organizations, Cuban-American groups, solidarity groups, political organizations, mobilized people around the country. The four lead authors of the letter – Jim McGovern (MA), Barbara Lee (CA), Gregory Meeks (NY), Bobby Rush (IL) – and their staffs worked incredibly hard. “The current … Continue reading 114 Congresspeople sign Letter to Biden asking the path to normalization with Cuba be restored and sanctions be reversed
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!
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 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
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 Bolsonaro’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”
(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”
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
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
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”