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  • CNC: Anti-FTAA Conference Report

    - Joyce Holmes - 10 December 2002 First let me thank you all for allowing me to represent our new Canadian Network on Cuba at this most inspiring and ambitious conference which saw over 1000 delegates from 43 countries all with one game plan -- NO TO...
  • 2006 CNC Convention Report

      The third convention of the Canadian Network on Cuba was held at Metro Hall in Toronto on September 2-4, 2006. Of the 23 full member CNC organizations, 20 were present. 38 delegates and 18 observers (including 2 executive members) joined 14 special gu...
  • May Day, 2004

    Message from Ambassador to Canada, Carlos Fernádez de Cossío President Fidel Castro's Speech at Revolution Plaza ...the "Day of the Worker." In North America, May Day seems to be associated more with the arrival of Spring than with the c...
  • Thursday, July 22, 2004

    The Plaza de la Revolución is filled with people tonight, but like millions of others, I am watching the grand concert that Silvio Rodriguez and Leo Brower organized on the TV. Fidel is there in a suit instead of his traditional verde olivo. A full ...
  • 2004 Venceremos Brigade

    VENCEREMOS BRIGADE BREAKSTHE BLOCKADE AGAIN!...but Brigadistas could still face Washington's wrath...   PHOTO GALLERY Ninety plus members of the Venceremos Brigade, African Awareness Association, and the US Cuba-Labor Exchange marched over the Int...
  • Sunday, July 18, 2004

    Today is Cuba's national Children's Day, and in our barrio all the children are gathered under a tree in the triangular park in the center of the neighborhood, surrounded by the adults who have provided the candies and other treats and organized the g...
  • Preparing for Hurricane Ivan, Cuban Style

    by Susan Hurlich   Havana, 9 September 2004 SEE ALSO: Ivan: Tuesday Update (13 Sept. 04) Round Table on Hurricane Ivan (10 Sept. 04) Recuperating from Hurricane Charley: A Small Human Touch (3 Sept. 04)   The question in Cuba is not ...
  • Recuperating from Hurricane Charley: A Small Human Touch

    by Susan Hurlich   Havana, 3 September 2004 SEE ALSO: Ivan: Tuesday Update (13 Sept. 04) Round Table on Hurricane Ivan (10 Sept. 04) Preparing for Hurricane Ivan, Cuban Style (9 Sept. 04) The hand of friendship and support takes many for...
  • Friday, July 23, 2004

    Friday, July 23, 2004 Trying to type this on battery power of my laptop, with sweat pouring down my face and into my eyes, glasses steaming. I can hardly see the keyboard because it's dark in here, the only light coming from the screen. APAGON. No e...
  • Inside Cuba's Prisons: Health Care and Vocational Training

    by Susan Hurlich, Havana, 31 March 2004 No one likes to be locked up. But in a rare visit to two of Cuba's prisons, several dozen foreign journalists saw a very different reality from the image usually presented in the North American media of dismal f...
  • 2003 Venceremos Brigade

    Contact: Venceremos Brigade 212-560-4360 or vbrigade@aol.com VENCEREMOS BRIGADE RETURNS FROM CUBA OVER PEACE BRIDGE; HARASSMENT-FREE CROSSING GREETED BY CANADIAN AND BUFFALO RALLIES PHOTO GALLERY The eighty members of the 34th Contingent of the Ven...
  • Terry Fox Run 2003

    Terry Fox Run - Cuba 2003 Sixth Annual Run coincides with stronger Canada-Cuba cooperation in sport. One of the benefits of being a regular reader of Cuba's online newspaper, Granma Internacional, is the discovery of news that most other media outle...
  • May Day, 2003

    The scene was much the same as in previous years... hundreds of thousands of Cubans and guests from around the world crowded into Revolutionary Plaza to mark the international day of the worker, a traditional day of celebration which holds special meanin...
  • Human Rights as Theatre --then and now

    From: Karen WaldSubject: Human Rights as Theatre --then and now Date: Wed, 4 Jun 2003 15:14:54 -0700 When the UN's Human Rights Commission was meeting a few months ago, and the White House and corporate press was screaming once again about "human rig...
  • Subject: A look at the trials they're so upset about

    From: Karen WaldSubject: A look at the trials they're so upset about Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2003 A friend wrote:Doesn't the fact that these poor slobs got lightning trials without proper defense counsel bother you? Sure, the gov't had evidence that they ...
  • Popes, Prostitutes and Prisoners

    Peace Review, 11:1 (1999), 83-89 Karen Lee Wald Cubans like to laugh at themselves a lot. It's part of their temperment and their culture. It may also be a way of easing tensions. So before, during, and after Pope John Paul II's visit, all of Cub...
  • Terry Fox Run 2002

    Photos:(click to enlarge) (Photos provided courtesy of the Canadian Embassy, Havana)   2002 Terry Fox Report / CUBA   Summary: The 2002 Terry Fox Run in Havana was a success in many ways. Donations, at US $19,161 or Cdn $30,380, were ...
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