Cuba in Canada

EmbacubaCanada members meet with Canada-Cuba Parliamentary Friendship Group

Ambassador Hector Igarza held a pleasant meeting with members of the Canada-Cuba Parliamentary Friendship Group, led by the Honourable Senator Nancy J. Hartling and the Member of Parliament, Gabriel Ste-Marie, both co-chairs of the Parliamentary Group. The Cuban side was also represented by the Deputy Head of Mission, Dany Tur; the Economic and Commercial Counselor, Isaylin Cabañas, and the Press and Cultural Attaché, Aileén Carmenaty.


Cuba present at Palestinian Festival

Members of the Consulate General of Cuba in Toronto participated in a celebration of Palestinian cultural heritage and culinary traditions. Consul Sabdiel Lafargue thanked the participants for the invitation and conveyed a message of greetings on behalf of the Cuban Consulate.  

The president of the Palestine House and the rest of the Palestinian community thanked Cuba for its attendance and acknowledged the solidarity of the Cuban people with the Palestinian cause.

Participation of the Consulate General in Toronto in a meeting of the Caribbean consular corps with Ontario authorities.

The Consul General of Cuba, Jorge Yanier Castellanos, together with his Caribbean counterparts accredited in the city of Toronto, held a meeting with the CEO of Skilled Trades Ontario, Melissa Young, and members of her team.

During the pleasant meeting, topics of interest to both parties were discussed, especially with regard togreater participation of the Caribbean communities in the skilled labor market of the province.

Cuban Consulate in Toronto participates in the opening of the Toronto Latin American Film Festival.

With the presence of members of the Latin American consular corps, this important event of the seventh art was inaugurated.  The evening included the presentation of feature and short films that celluloid lovers will be able to enjoy for three weekends during the month of October.

With a variety of options from different filmmakers, Cuba will have its space with the feature film "El Mayor" by director Rigoberto López.