On the eve of the 96th birthday of our Commander in Chief Fidel Castro, a simple but moving and heartfelt activity was held in Toronto to pay tribute to our eternal Fidel on his birthday. In addition, messages of solidarity were expressed for the accident in Matanzas and the attitude of the Cuban people and government was acknowledged.
The Cuban men's volleyball team swept their U.S. opponents in their third match during the XV Pan American Cup, held in Canada. This action positioned the Cuban team as undefeated in Group A of this event and took them straight to the semifinals. The game was attended by the Cuban Ambassador to Canada, Hector Igarza and several members of the mission's staff, who supported the performance of the Antilleans.
On the afternoon of August 10, 2022, the hashtag #CubaNoEstaSola materialized in Toronto, and in view of the unfortunate fire that occurred at the Matanzas Supertanker Base on August 6, Cubans, solidarity groups and friends of Cuba together with the Consulate of Cuba in Toronto have already sent the first tokens of love to the homeland.
This weekend, Vancouver Communities in Solidarity with Cuba (VCSC) and Friends of Cuba Against the U.S. Blockade Vancouver (FCAB), together with Fire this Time Movement for Social Justice joined friends of our island for a successful weekend of solidarity in this Canadian city.
On Saturday, July 30, they set up a booth at the Vancouver Dyke Festival and March, where they displayed items in support of our people and then participated in the Dyke March where they waved Cuban flags.
On July 27th, the General Consulate of Cuba in Toronto participated in the presentation of HolaSun and OWG to Travel Agents and news outlets about HolaSun's products in Cuba.
As part of the event, the Cuban destinations to which the OWG airline will be flying were presented. The Cuban tourism section in Toronto and the hotel chains based in Canada promoted their products to Canadian travel agents and news oultlets.