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Join us for a virtual picket on November 17th against the illegal US blockade on Cuba.

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

7pm Eastern / 4pm Pacific / 6pm Central / 8pm Atlantic

Click here to register

Featuring Speakers & Greetings from Across Canada and Around the World including:

>> AILEEN CARMENATY SÁNCHEZ – Born in 1993, Aileen is the Press and Cultural Attaché of the Cuban Embassy in Canada, in charge of academic, sports and solidarity exchanges. Previously Aileen worked at the United States division of the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs as well as the Cuban Embassy in Washington DC.
>> IRAM POYEAUX VAZQUEZ – North America Division of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the People’s (ICAP)
>> PAMBANA BASSETT - Cuba Programme Director of the Solidarity Collective and organizer with the Chiapas Support Committee. Pambana is from Harare and New York City/Lenape ancestral lands. She will be speaking direct from Cuba.
>> MEDEA BENJAMIN - Cofounder of peace group CODEPINK (U.S.), Medea was in Cuba on November 15 and participated in the “Pañuelos Rojos” (Red Bandanas) gathering of Cuban youth in support of the Cuban revolution.
>> This action will also include an excerpt of Season 2 of the Award-winning Cuba documentary series “The War on Cuba” by BELLY OF THE BEAST
* PLUS VIDEOS FROM: Australia-Cuba Friendship Society WA, la Table de concertation et de solidarité Québec– Cuba, the Ukrainian Committee "Stop the blockade of Cuba", Ottawa Cuba Connections & more!

* Along with Greetings from CNC member groups!

Event Co-Chairs:
>> TAMARA HANSEN – Executive member of the Canadian Network on Cuba, Coordinator of Vancouver Communities in Solidarity with Cuba (VCSC) & Author of “5 Decades of the Cuban Revolution: The Challenges of an Unwavering Leadership.”
>> JULIO FONSECA – Executive member of the Canadian Network on Cuba, President of the Juan Gualberto Gomez Association of Cuban Residents in Toronto.

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