CUBAN President Raul Castro led commemorations for the 50th anniversary of the death of his comrade Che Guevara on Sunday.
The ceremony was held at the mausoleum of the Argentinian-born “Heroic Guerrilla” in the central city of Santa Clara — the day before...
Tuesday 10th Oct 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
CUBA solidarity campaigners accused US President Donald Trump yesterday of pandering to hard-line Republicans by expelling Cuban diplomats from its Washington embassy.
posted by James Tweedie in World
CUBA rejected US accusations at the United Nations on Tuesday, as Latin American governments condemned Washington’s ongoing blockade.
In a highly confrontational debut speech to the UN general assembly, US President Donald Trump called the Cuban government — known for its...
Thursday 21st Sep 2017
CUBAN President Raul Castro vowed on Monday that the country would recover from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Irma.
Mr Castro said the widespread damage from the monster storm, the strongest since records began, was still being assessed after Irma “battered our...
Wednesday 13th Sep 2017
CUBA’S capital Havana and the US city of Miami were counting the cost yesterday after Hurricane Irma flooded both with seawater.
The deadly tropical storm, the strongest since records began, swept inland across the US state of Florida towards Georgia and beyond, weakening to a...
Tuesday 12th Sep 2017
BRITAIN’S largest teaching union NUT joined the growing chorus of voices yesterday against the Open University’s (OU) “discriminatory” ban on Cuban students.
NUT general secretary Kevin Courtney has written to OU secretary Keith Zimmerman, calling for the policy...
Friday 28th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
THE Open University was forced to admit yesterday it was bowing to US pressure by begging for a licence to be allowed to enrol students from Cuba.
As reported in the Star, the Open University (OU) has banned students from Cuba from enrolling on any of its courses as it feared...
Thursday 27th Jul 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
University and College Union (UCU) general secretary Sally Hunt called on the government yesterday to step in to overturn a ban on Cuban students by the Open University.
She has written to Open University vice-chancellor Peter Horrocks and Universities Minister Jo Johnson to take...
Wednesday 26th Jul 2017
Institution accused of blocking enrolments to bolster US embargo – in breach of British laws
Monday 24th Jul 2017
CUBAN musical fundraisers led tributes to their “dear friend” socialist lawyer Mike Seifert, who died on Thursday.
The Music Fund For Cuba (MFFL) said his legacy would continue to inspire many in efforts to develop bonds and friendship between the people of Britain and...
Saturday 22nd Jul 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain