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66th Anniversary of Moncada: Road of Independence, Justice And Dignity Print E-mail
-Isaac Saney, CNC Spokesperson, July 21, 2019 -

July 26, 2019 marks the 66th anniversary of the act that is annually celebrated all over Cuba as the beginning of the movement and struggle that paved the way for the Cuban Revolution.

On that day 66-years ago, Cuba’s rebels rose up against the U.S.- supported dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista. Although that first battle was lost, the Revolution ultimately prevailed on January 1, 1959.
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Moncada: Affirming History, Independence and the Cause of Peace and Justice Print E-mail
- Isaac Saney, Spokesperson, Canadian Network On Cuba -

On July 26, 1953, a group of courageous young men and women -- led by Fidel Castro -- attacked the Moncada Barracks in the city of Santiago de Cuba, and the Carlos Manuel de Cespedes Barracks in Bayamo, in an attempt to overthrow the U.S. supported puppet dictator Fulgencio Batista. As the island's second largest military garrison, the Moncada Barracks was critical to Batista's military control of southern Cuba. The goal was to seize the weapons and distribute them to the people and spark a national uprising that would not only overthrow the Batista dictatorship but also establish Cuba's independence and sovereignty. This heroic act is annually commemorated all over Cuba as the beginning of the movement and struggle that laid the foundation of the Cuban Revolution.
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Asociación de Cubanos en Toronto "JGG" rechaza cese de trámites de visa en Embajada de Canadá en La Habana Print E-mail
DECLARACIÓN

La Asociación de Cubanos Residentes en Toronto “Juan Gualberto Gómez” rechaza la última decisión del gobierno canadiense de cesar el procesamiento de visas en su embajada en La Habana para visitantes a Canadá. Estos tendrán que viajar ahora a la Ciudad de México, con el consiguiente gasto económico y malestar, sobre todo para personas mayores.
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Canadian Network On Cuba Calls on Ottawa to Reopen Visa Office in Cuba Print E-mail
-Isaac Saney, Spokesperson, May 10, 2019-

The Canadian Network on Cuba (CNC) is deeply concerned by Ottawa's abrupt decision to shut down the section of its Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (IRCC) Office in Havana through which visas were processed for Cuban citizens wishing to visit Canada and those seeking work or study permits.
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John Kirk, Stephen Kimber Op-Ed in Toronto Star on Venezuela Print E-mail
Op-ed by John Kirk in the Toronto Star on Venezuela February 19, 2019

Should Canada pick sides in Venezuela? No
By JOHN KIRK, STEPHEN KIMBER
Tues., Feb. 19, 2019
You don’t have to support Nicolas Maduro to believe the Canadian government’s attempt to change Venezuela’s governing regime by ministerial fiat is not only wrong-headed but also almost certain to be counterproductive.
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