Cuba in Canada

Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Cuba counters human trafficking operations aimed for military recruitment purposes.

The Ministry of the Interior has detected and it is working to neutralize and dismantle a human trafficking network that operates from Russia in order to incorporate Cuban citizens living there and even some living in Cuba, into the military forces that participate in military operations in Ukraine. Attempts of this nature have been neutralized and criminal proceedings have been initiated against those involved in these activities.

Cubaneando 2023 in Montreal.

The 12th edition of Cubaneando Festival was held in the city of Montreal. Organized by cultural promoter Anays Ford, the event featured Latin American and Caribbean artists, with an outstanding presence of Cuban artists.

The evening included the renowned Cuban singer Tania Pantoja, who delighted the audience with her voice and accompanying team.

To the rhythm of traditional dances and songs widely known by the participants, a pleasant cultural exchange took place, with shared joy between Cuban residents in Montreal and visitors of other nationalities.

Cuban sports present in Quebec.

A representation of the General Consulate of Cuba in Montreal, headed by Consul General Susana Malmierca Benítez, supported the Cuban team during its presentation at the NORCECA Women's Volleyball Continental Championship 2023, taking place from August 29 to September 3 at Laval University, located in Quebec city.

Cuba denounces the impact of the U.S. blockade on the island during the Seventh GEF Assembly.

During the first plenary session of the Seventh Assembly of the Global Environment Facility, Cuba's Deputy Minister of Science, Technology and the Environment, Adianez Taboada, denounced the unilateral coercive extraterritorial measures in foreign policy such as the intensified blockade imposed by successive administrations of the United States of America against Cuba for more than 60 years, as well as the inclusion of our country in the fraudulent and unilateral list of state sponsors of terrorism, resulting in enormous obstacles for the use of the international banking system, and in the