Cuba updates its economic model Print E-mail

by Julio Garmendía Peña, Ambassador of Cuba to Canada

June 23, 2015, Diplomatic & International Canada

The blockade by the United States on Cuba has negatively affected progress in my country. Although some do not want to admit it, the blockade has limited access to financing, technology, systems, infrastructure, software and applications. This was acknowledged by U.S. President Barack Obama’s announcement of investments in the telecommunications sector. That announcement alone illustrated the fact that internet access has been limited by the high cost of technology and the U.S.’s policy.

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Elián González: “The youth aren’t the future, they’re the present” Print E-mail

Granma - June 29, 2015 - The return of little Elián González to the homeland 15 years ago, represented a victory for the Cuban people and their Battle of Ideas. Granma spoketo the young Elián, industrial engineering student at the Camilo Cienfuegos University of Matanzas.

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HUMANITARIAN AID FOR CUBA EN ROUTE WITH THE 2015 CARAVAN TO CUBA! Print E-mail

By Vancouver Communities in Solidarity with Cuba (VCSC) · Yesterday ·

Just before 5pm today, Saturday, June 27, 2015, a van full of humanitarian aid for Cuba crossed the Canada/U.S. border, breaking the illegal, immoral and unjust U.S. blockade against Cuba! This great victory was accompanied by a loud, colourful and energetic rally at the Peace Arch border crossing, which had supporters of Cuba from both British Columbia and Washington State chanting, “Lift the Blockade on Cuba NOW! Abajo el Bloqueo!” as the van full of humanitarian aid entered the U.S. customs area. Our united voices ensured that the all of the humanitarian aid, including wheelchairs, walkers, canes, sewing machines, hand tools and sports equipment continued on the road to Cuba as part of the 26th Pastors for Peace Caravan to Cuba.

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News on Cuba - June 25, 2015 Print E-mail

The Five on Robben Island: A tribute to Mandela

Gerardo, Ramón, Antonio, Fernando and René visited the island where Mandela was imprisoned and paid tribute to his example of the triumph of human spirit over adversity.

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Historic Meeting: Fernando Gonzalez in Toronto Print E-mail

 
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Work Set to End the U.S. Economic Blockade of Cuba and to Strengthen Canada-Cuba Relations Print E-mail

The Canadian Network on Cuba (CNC) held a very successful 7th Biennial Convention in Toronto from May 30 -31, 2015.  Delegates and alternate delegates from 19 member organizations were joined by observers and invited guests including His Excellency Julio Garmendía Peña, Ambassador of Cuba to Canada, Javier Domokos Ruiz, Toronto Consul General of Cuba and other Cuban diplomats. 

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Elián González: “The youth aren’t the future, they’re the present”
01/07/2015

Granma - June 29, 2015 - The return of little Elián González to the homeland 15 years ago, represented a victory for the Cuban people and their Batt...

News on Cuba - June 25, 2015
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The Five on Robben Island: A tribute to Mandela Gerardo, Ramón, Antonio, Fernando and René visited the island where Mandela was imprisoned and paid...

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