the-news.co went along to cover this year's annual Cuba Solidarity Campaign vigil, to mark the 14th anniversary of the imprisonment of the Miami Five, or Los Cinqos and to protest the continued US blockade of Cuba, now in its 50th year.
The vigil took place outside the US Embassy in Grosvenor Square, London on Tuesday 18th September.
Speakers at the event included Cathy Jamieson, Labour MP, Len McCluskey, General Secretary, Unite, Billy Hayes, General Secretary, GWU, Manuel Cortes, General Secretary, TSSA, Dr. Aleida Guevara, eldest daughter of Ernersto "Che" Guevara, the Argentinian revolutionary, Diana Holland, AGS Unite and Chair Cuba Solidarity Campaign, as well as many others.
There was also a candlelit vigil for the imprisoned Cubans. Around 150 attended.
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