Members of the Consulate General of Cuba in Toronto participated in the activity organized by "Toronto Forum on Cuba" solidarity association to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the National Rebellion Day. The activity also counted on the participation of the renowned intellectual and professor emeritus of Latin American literature at the University of Toronto, Dr. Keith Ellis.
The date was celebrated with words and cultural performances by young Palestinians who defend the work of the Cuban Revolution as well as the solidarity of our people.
Consul Sabdiel Lafargue Moreno thanked the participants for their expressions of esteem and their messages condemningthe genocidal blockade imposed by the U.S. governmentagainst Cuba. He also referred to the importance of the actions of July 26 for Cuba, as well as the relevance of the ideas of the young people who in 1953 assaulted the Moncada and Carlos Manuel de Céspedes Barracks.
The diplomat made use of the occasion to denounce the inclusion of Cuba in the list of countries sponsors of terrorismand the intensification of the smear and hatred campaignsthat are being promoted to justify this decision, as well as the implementation of Title III of the Helms-Burton Act and the unprecedented strengthening of the blockade imposed by the United States.