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Elaine Smith, MSP

Elaine Smith, MSP, Convener of the Parliamentary Group on Cuba, and long standing Friend of Cuba.

Dr Stephen Wilkinson

Dr Stephen Wilkinson of the International Institute for the Study of Cuba. Steve is one of the UK's experts on Cuba.

Filmed at the Scottish Cuba Solidarity AGM in June 2016 at the STUC, Glasgow. 

The Scottish Cuba Solidarity Campaign, in partnership with Scottish Venezuela Solidarity Campaign, ran another annual Scottish Latin America Conference at the end of 2014.

Video of speakers from that successful and wide-ranging event are now available free to watch online.

 

Building Alternatives to Capitalism in Latin America

Dr Francisco Dominguez of Cuba Solidarity & Venezuela Solidarity Campaigns.

 

Women, violence and social progress in El Salvador

Mo Hume of Glasgow University gives an introduction into the context of violence against women in El Salvador.
Morena Herrera, campaigner for women's rights in El Salvador, reveals her insights into the needs of reproductive rights in the region & the work that still needs to be done to improve them.

 

Vickie Knox of the Central American Women's Network: promoting women's rights and gender equality
http://www.cawn.org/

 

People's agenda on Climate Change from Caracas to the COP in Lima

Jamie Peters from UK Youth Climate Coalition (UKYCC)
http://ukycc.org/

 

Part of the Scottish Latin America Conference 2014, organised by
http://www.venezuelasolidarity.co.uk/
http://www.cuba-solidarity.org.uk/

Dr Aleida Guevara, daughter of revolutionary leader Ché Guevara will be speaking at CSC meetings in Britain in September, together with Luis Marron from the Cuban Friendship Institute, (ICAP)
She addressed a packed-out STUC on Friday 14 September 2012 as part of a UK-wide tour.

 

Remembering Che - Elaine Smith MSP

 

Remembering Che - Dr Aleida Guevara

Miami Five Vigil - Scottish Cuba Solidarity 13 October 2011 Glasgow at the Donald Dewar Statue.
2011

Glasgow Miami Five Vigil - Scottish Cuba Solidarity 2010 - Elaine Smith MSP

1 slider miami5 SCOTLAND 1000aCuba Solidarity organised a Britain-wide tour for two of the five Cuban heroes who were jailed for 16 years for investigating terrorism which was based on the US mainland, but which was directed at Cuba.
This video is from the Scottish leg of the tour, held in the Scottish Trade Union Centre in Glasgow.

 

Introduction by Vicky Grandon & Song by Maeve MacKinnon

It features Vicky Grandon introducing the evening, and then the acclaimed Scottish singer Maeve MacKinnon starting the event with stunning song to welcome our Cuban guests.

 

Activists Speakers from Scotland

Grahame Smith, STUC General Secretary
Denise Christie, Chair of FBU Scotland
Sam McCartney, Chair of UNISON Scotland, International Committee
Neil Findlay MSP, Vice Convenor of Cross Party Group on Cuba

 

Miami 5 Free at Last - Speak to Scotland!

Cuban heroes Gerardo Hernández and René González, 2 of the Miami 5 released from USA jails after 16 years, address a mass audience in Scotland. People in Scotland & Britain campaigned and worked to raise awareness of their plight. The 5 were jailed for investigating terrorism against Cuba coming from people within the USA.

 

Latin & Celtic Musical Tributes

Valentina and Voces del Sur give a rousing Latin American set, and then Maeve MacKinnon returns with music from Scotland and Ireland.