Billy Strachan – Celebration of the life and achievements of this “Caribbean Man”

Thursday 25th April 2019 witnessed a joint Caribbean Labour Solidarity event with the launch of “Billy Strachan Above All Caribbean Man” and a fundraiser. An estimated fifty people, with ages ranging from teenage to a number of people in their eighties, crammed into the large common room of Henry Twining Court, Crescent Lane, in Clapham.

The meeting was well chaired by Anne Braithwaite who was lucid, well informed and most ably linked the speakers and participants from the audience.

Chris Strachan, eldest son of Billy, deserves great credit for travelling down from Birmingham to speak at the meeting. In a … Read on ...

Hands Off Venezuela!

CARICOM has stood firm over the handling of the crisis facing Venezuela. The Caribbean organisation and its 15 members deserve recognition and respect for the historic stand they have taken in defence of democracy in the Americas and should be applauded by all freedom-loving countries.
CARICOM’s position is all the more courageous for the dangers they face from a hostile, erratic and vindictive occupant of the White House. Their common historical experience of enslavement, colonialism and of imperialism’s support for some of the most brutal dictatorships the world has seen in the last century has served to remind them of … Read on ...

“Billy Strachan: Above All Caribbean Man” by David Horsley

Launch of booklet
“Billy Strachan: Above All Caribbean Man” by David Horsley
and C.L.S. fundraiser

Thursday 25th April 6.30-8,30 Henry Twining Court Crescent Lane London SW4 9RP
Eight minutes walk from Clapham Common tube station on the Northern Line
How to get there – map…

Speakers: Chris Strachan, Winston Pinder and David Horsley,

Followed by refreshments and raffle (four great prizes) to raise funds for C.L.S.
For further information contact David 07904955916 and ukdavid.d@gmail.com… Read on ...