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CSC Campaigns Director Speaking 6.2.2018

Tuesday 6th February 2018  at 7.30pm Natasha Hickman – CSC Campaigns Director, will be speaking on the latest US/Cuba relations and CSC campaigns for 2018. 7.30pm Room 3, Friends Meeting House, Ship Street, Brighton, BN1. In a volatile situation for Cuba the exact title of Natasha’s talk will be publicised nearer the date....

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Jose Marti Lunch 28.1.2018

Jose Marti Lunch Sunday January 28th 2018  12.30pm The Bridge Inn, 87 High Street, Shoreham. Just for a change we are holding our lunch at this friendly little pub in Shoreham. We will have our usual tributes to Jose Marti and Robbie Burns but no haggis this time. We have exclusive use of the back room so the pub needs to know firm numbers and what people would like as a main course. The choice is – Roast (Nut,Pork,Beef,Lamb and Chicken), Fish and Chips and Burgers. We can order our starters, desserts and drinks on the day – their prices are very reasonable and we will pay individually on the day. Shoreham is on direct bus routes 2 and 700 from Brighton and the pub is opposite ‘The Ropetackle.’   (Reminder: A booking form was sent out by post to members. Please complete it and return it to Martin by 7th January 2018. Please list your name and address, the number of places you want to reserve and state what you would like to order as your main...

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Festive Winter Social, Sunday December 10th 2017

Brighton Cuba Solidarity Campaign Invites you to our Sunday December 10th 2017 Festive Winter Social 1pm to 4pm at The Railway Club 4 Belmont, 7 Dials, Brighton BN1 3TF Music, Quiz, Buffet, Tombola Drinks from the bar at reasonable prices Please bring food to share, and a good quality tombola prize. 7 Dials is on the 7 and 27 bus routes. Brighton Cuba Solidarity Campaign...

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Hurricane Irma Appeal

On Mon, 11 Sep 2017 at 17:52, Cuba Solidarity Campaign <campaigns@cuba-solidarity.org.uk> wrote: Cuba Solidarity Campaign Special Cuba Update – 11 September 2017 Hurricane Irma Appeal – updates and donations   Hurricane Irma Appeal The Cuba Solidarity Campaign extends its sympathy and solidarity to all those affected by Hurricane Irma which devastated many Caribbean islands this week. Cuban authorities are still assessing the full extent of the damage, but it is believed to be far worse than originally anticipated, with significant damage to infrastructure, tourist resorts and agriculture. Those wishing to donate to hurricane relief work can do so via the Cuba Solidarity Campaign Hurricane Irma Appeal – details below. The category 5 hurricane, the strongest on record for the last 100 years, tore along Cuba’s eastern and northern coast between 8-10 September. Winds of around 250km/h (156mph) and waves between 5-8 metres high have caused major damage to coastal communities, tourist resorts, agriculture and industry, taking out power and communication lines. Severe flooding in Havana and other towns has penetrated further inland than usual. In Havana the sea breached the malecon sea wall several blocks back into the city. Residents have been warned that waters may remain high for several days along hundreds of kilometres of coastline. Irma comes less than a year after Hurricane Matthew, a category 4 storm, devastated Cuba’s eastern provinces in October 2016, and many...

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