UNITED KINGDOM, 15th April, 2017.-A fringe meeting on Cuba, convened by Cuba Solidarity Campaign (CSC) took place on the occasion of the annual conference of the biggest British teachers’ union, the National Union of Teachers (NUT).
Several speakers addressed the topic of education in Cuba.
During the event, NUT Secretary General, Kevin Courtney, reminded the attendees that despite the blockade, Cuba had made great achievements in education; an undeveloped country with a great education system.
UNITED KINGDOM, 7th April, 2017. - As in previous years, the fringe meeting on Cuba and Venezuela was held today in the context of the Trades Union Congress for black people and minorities of British workers.
During the event, supported by Cuba and Venezuela solidarity campaigns, Teresita Vicente Sotolongo, Ambassador of Cuba in London spoke to the audience about an update on Cuba and its workers.
UNITED KINGDOM, 8 March 2017.- On 2 March the Cuban Ambassador visited the Oxford Brookes University where she was received by the Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Alistair Fitt. Dr. Fitt explained to the Ambassador the wide profile of studies of the prestigious institution, which is part of the university system of the city of Oxford.
UNITED KINGDOM, 8 March 2017.- Invited by the Oxford Brookes University Documentary Club, the Ambassador Teresita Vicente Sotolongo attended the presentation of the documentary Unfinished Spaces on the history of foundation and creation of the Higher Institute of Arts (ISA, by its Spanish initials), the University of Arts of Cuba, an idea of Fidel Castro in the first years after the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution, that changed the concept and the way of teaching arts in Cuba and had an impact beyond its frontiers.
UNITED KINGDOM, 8 March 2017.- In response to an invitation of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) the Ambassador Teresita Vicente spoke at the annual General Conference of the CWU London branch.
Kate Hankey, the Chair of this branch, reminded the audience of the affiliation of this union with Cuba Solidarity Campaign for several years.