Teacher, Kerry Goldsmith, reflects on her experiences as a member of the October 2017 NEU (NUT Section) delegation to Cuba

When I told people I was embarking on a trip of solidarity to Cuba I was given a quizzical look. Questions were asked as to whether I would be safe? The media had indicated that Cuba could be linked to terrorism and visitors were advised to be cautious. Cuba’s reputation is linked with cigars, rum and communism, however nowhere has there been any documented terrorist activity or links. The National Education Union gave me the opportunity to see for myself. In the weeks that led up to my visit I began to research. I wanted to learn all that I...

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