Cuba in Canada

Cuba strongly rejects the threat to activate Title III of the Helms-Burton act.

Declaration of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

On January 16, 2019.- the US State Department announced the decision to suspend, only for 45 days, the implementation of Title III of the Helms-Burton Act, “in order to conduct a careful review …in light of the national interests of the United States and the efforts  to expedite a transition to democracy in Cuba, and include factors such as  the Cuba’s regime’s brutal oppression of human rights and fundamental freedoms and its indefensible support for increasingly authoritarian and corrupt regimes in Venezuela and Nicaragua.”

Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the triumph of the Cuban Revolution in Toronto

Toronto, January 7th, 2019.- Last Saturday, January 5th, in the cosmopolitan city of Toronto, it was celebrated the 60th Anniversary of the triumph of the Cuban Revolution. The event was organized by the Cuban-Canadian Friendship Association, the Latin American Solidarity Network (LACSN, ​​for its acronym in English), the Association of Cuban Residents in Canada, Juan Gualberto Gómez, the Hugo Chávez Front, the Cultural Group Víctor Jara and the Consulate General of Cuba.

he Steelworkers Hall welcomed more than a hundred Cuban, Latin American and Canadian friends, who have accompanied the just causes of the Cuban Revolution over six decades.

Josefinal Vidal Ferreiro, Ambassador of Cubato Canada, was the main speaker of this event.

Embassy of Cuba in Ottawa Observes 2nd Death Anniversary of Commander in Chief Fidel Castro

Ottawa, November 26, 2018.- The Embassy of Cuba in Ottawa and its Consulate General in Montreal payed tribute to the memory and legacy of Commander in Chief Fidel Castro on the second anniversary of his passing away.

The commemoration ceremony included the screening of the documentary film ´Castro in the Eyes of His Loved Ones´ produced by Radio Canada International in 2015, in which people very close to the leader of the Cuban Revolution shared their memories with such a great human being and statesman.

Tribute to the figure of Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz in the second year of his departure

Toronto, November 25th, 2018.- Yesterday afternoon, members of the Consulate General of Cuba in Toronto, the Association of CubanResidents in this city "Juan Gualberto Gómez", as well as members of the solidarity group with Cuba, paid tribute to the figure of Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz in the second year of his departure.

As part of the program, the renowned Cuban pianist based in Toronto Hilario Duran, delighted the audience with pieces of the Cuban pentagram. Gladys García, widow of Chilean friend Juan Carlos García, was also part of this tribute, declaiming "Homage to Fidel", a poem that her husband wrote after the death of the Commander in Chief.

Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment Wraps Up Official Portion of his Visit in Ottawa, Heads to Montreal

Ottawa, November 21, 2018.-  Mr. Rodrigo Malmierca Díaz, Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment successfully concluded the official portion of his visit to Ottawa and traveled to Montreal to complete an extensive agenda.

At midday on Wednesday, Minister Malmierca met with his Canadian counterpart, the Hon. James Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification. It was a cordial and fruitful meeting, during which both ministers highlighted the long-standing bilateral relations and underlined the significance of the economic and commercial ties, which have traditionally existed between the two countries.

Minister Malmierca explained the crucial role that foreign direct investment plays in the Cuban economy and its impact on building new trade flows.