Daily Archives: 21/09/2020
Schoolchildren to protest on Friday in first such action since coronavirus pandemic struck. Click here to read more.
Fighting blockades & COVID-19: Why US sanctions in Latin America must end online event 3 October......
Hosted by Cuba Solidarity Campaign.
In the depths of a global health crisis international co-operation can save lives. But while Cuba has sent medical brigades to help fight COVID-19 in 38 countries, the US government under Donald Trump has tightened sanctions against Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela, preventing access to vital PPE and ventilators. In the run up to the presidential elections, Trump has courted the most right-wing and reactionary sectors of the Latino diaspora with promises of more intervention and aggression. Click here to read more and register.
Enact legislation to protect retail workers. This legislation must create a specific offence of abusing, threatening or assaulting a retail worker. The offence must carry a penalty that acts as a deterrent and makes clear that abuse of retail workers is unacceptable. Click here to read more.