On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the October Crisis, Pathfinder Books Montreal held the presentation of the books “Haciendo Historia” (Interviews with four generals of the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces) and October 1962 La crisis de los misiles vista desde Cuba by Tomás Diez Acosta. In this public meeting a panel was held where the three speakers presented their analysis from different perspectives and then a pleasant exchange took place with the participants.
Ottawa, October 28, 2022. On the afternoon of Saturday, October 29, the XV National Meeting of Cuban Residents in Canada will be held virtually, as a continuation of the XIV Meeting held in May 2021. Organized on this occasion by Cubans living in Montreal, the event will be able to count on the participation of compatriots living in several cities of the Canadian nation.
The Consul General of Cuba in Toronto was received by Corie McDougall, Assistant Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade of the province of Ontario.
During the meeting, they discussed and agreed on the main ways to expand and diversify trade exchange in areas of mutual interest. The Cuban diplomat also took advantage of the occasion to promote the portfolio of business opportunities in Cuba and to denounce the direct effects of the U.S. blockade on the development of our people.
The Consul General of Cuba in Toronto, Jorge Yanier Castellano, together with his Latin American counterparts, participated in the inauguration of the photographic exhibition: "Retratos Recuperados", dedicated to the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo in Argentina.
Hernán Churba's exhibition is a testimony of the memory and the struggle of the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo, within the framework of the celebrations in Argentina of the National Day of the Right to Identity. It includes eight photographs of grandsons and granddaughters restituted with their grandmothers.