Cuba in Canada

Canadian trade union adopts resolution against the US blockade on Cuba.

In the city of Gatineau, the Central Council of National Trade Unions of the Outaouais-CSN presented the resolution entitled "Cuba YES, blockade NO" before the Confederal Council of the Confederation of National Trade Unions, CSN. 

This resolution was unanimously adopted by the more than 300 delegates present in a plenary session, where the negative impact of the US policy against our Island was denounced. This initiative is part of the TUCA-CSA (Trade Union Confederation of the Americas) campaign in support of Cuba.

Statement by Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, at the presentation of the National Report of Cuba to the fourth cycle of the Universal Periodic Review of the Human Rights Council. Geneva, November 15, 2023.

Madam Vice-Chair;

Excellencies;

Distinguished delegates;

I bring from Cuba a message of solidarity and support for the Palestinian people. The indiscriminate attacks against the civil population and the United Nations workers; the bombings against hospitals, ambulances and schools and the mass destruction of housing and vital infrastructure are a collective punishment as well as a serious violation of International Humanitarian Law.

We stand in solidarity with all victims and share the grief of the Arab and Hebrew communities in Cuba.

Tribute in Montreal in commemoration of the Commander in Chief Fidel Castro

On the afternoon of Friday, November 10, the book "864 days in the life of Fidel Castro" was presented in Montreal, by writer and academic Edgar Gousse, who collected in more than a thousand pages relevant aspects of the life and work of the Commander in Chief, Fidel Castro, based on personal impressions and a deep admiration for the figure of the historic leader. The evening contributed to the exchange with writers, poets, intellectuals and academics.

Cuba and Canada exchange on Culture and Economy

The Consul General of Cuba in Toronto, Jorge Yanier Castellanos, exchanged today with the Member of Provincial Parliament, Hardeep Grewal, on the best ways to advance projects of common interest, such as culture and economy, and to bring the communities of the District of Brampton East and Cuba closer together. The Canadian politician, parliamentary assistant to the Minister of Transportation and member of the Standing Committee on Heritage, Infrastructure and Cultural Policy of the Ontario Parliament, received the Cuban diplomat, who took advantage of the occasion to denounce the U.S.

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