Month: March 2018

Our next meeting April the 3rd

Our next meeting in Brighton is on April the 3rd at 7.30 pm at the Friends Meeting House in Ship Street. We will be showing the film “Dare to dream”. An inspiring account of how medical students from the USA who couldn’t afford a training there went to the Medical School of the Americas in Havana and were trained for free. As fully qualified doctors they return to the USA and are working amongst deprived communities in US...

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Medical School

In 1998, when Hurricane Mitch devastated Nicaragua and Honduras, and Hurricane Georges lashed out at Haiti and the Dominican Republic, the Cuban government responded with a unique and generous offer. They immediately sent 2000 medical personnel to help out in the affected countries. But Cuba contributed much more than just short-term emergency relief. They pointed out that “the permanent hurricane of poverty and underdevelopment kills more people every year than these hurricanes just did…”  And Cuba presented a comprehensive plan to create long-term health-care solutions for the nations of Central America and the Caribbean which are chronically poor. The...

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Tickets on sale for the 16th Annual RMT Garden Party for Cuba

Get your tickets today for the event of the summer! CSC and the RMT invite you to attend an evening of solidarity with Cuba with friends from across the trade union and labour movement. With live music, buffet, FREE bar and very special guests – not to be missed! Live music from: Superb Cuban salsa band led by Afro-Cuban jazz violinist Omar Puente plus a special set from the Alabama 3 – with their politically fiery brand of “country acid house” music. Fernando Gonzalez Llort, Miami Five hero will be speaking, alongside very special guest speakers from the trade...

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Dates for your diary February 2018

Our monthly meetings for March and April will be held on the first Tuesday of the month in Room 3 at the Friends Meeting House, Ship Street , Brighton.  Our May meeting will be a special guest on May 30th and the June meeting will be our AGM on June 23rd. Both these last 2 meetings in the Lecture Theatre at Friends Meeting House. March 6th  7 30pm Report back on the Adelante conference held last December in London. Theme of the conference was ‘defiant in the face of imperialism’. Four of our members who attended workshops on different aspects...

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February Newsletter 2018

Dear member. Here is your newsletter which gives details of our events and activities over the past three months. To complete 2017, we held our yearly lively and well-attended festive social on the 10th of December at the railway Club in Brighton. The atmosphere was congenial and warm-hearted. On the 28th of January we celebrated once again the birthdays of both Jose Marti and Robbie Burns at the Bridge Inn in Shoreham. John McLoud spoke informatively about Marti (see pages 28 and 29 of the current edition of Cuba Si for more information) and a number of CSC members...

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