Cuba has never perpetrated, nor will it ever perpetrate attacks of any sort against diplomatic officials or their relatives, without any exception Print E-mail

Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba in response to recent measures taken by the Trump administration following incidents involving U.S. diplomatic personnel in Havana.

On September 29, 2017, the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced the decision to significantly downscale the diplomatic staff of the US embassy in Havana and withdraw all their relatives, claiming that there had been “attacks” perpetrated against US Government officials in Cuba which have harmed their health.

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“Sonic Attacks” in Cuba: Who Benefits? Print E-mail

by JOHN KIRK – STEPHEN KIMBER

Consider this. The United States government doesn’t know who’s responsible for the so-called acoustic attacks on its embassy personnel in Havana. Then consider this. Cuban president Raúl Castro didn’t simply claim his government had nothing to do with the incidents, he did the unthinkable and invited the FBI to investigate. FBI agents haven’t been able to figure it out. Neither have American acoustics specialists or medical experts. Even Canada’s Mounties, whose own diplomats reported similar attacks, are stymied.

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Cuba, Human Rights and Self-Determination Print E-mail

by ISAAC SANEY

A Submission to the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review

Introduction

Cuba holds an admirable place in the international community regarding the protection and promotion of the rights of its citizens. In Cuba everyone is guaranteed an education and access to universal and free healthcare. In Cuba no one is “disappeared” or the victim of extra-judicial execution.  In Cuba there are no homeless roaming the streets, no one left to fend for themself, eking out an existence in a dog-eat-dog society. Cuba is not a haven for the economic violence that reigns in so many countries. This submission will briefly summarize Cuba’s domestic achievements, as well, as the island’s considerable contribution to the well-being of the world’s nations and peoples.

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To CNC groups and friends Print E-mail

September 30, 2017

TO:  CNC groups and friends
FROM:  Keith Ellis, Coordinator
2017 CNC Hurricane Relief

RE: 2017 Canadian Network on Cuba Hurricane Relief Campaign

Our campaign is off to a good start thanks to a spirit in which suggestions and initiatives are being taken in an organized way that keeps reminding us of one of Fidel's frequently repeated dictums: "cada soldado un comandante" (every soldier a commander).  This spirit was abundantly evident in a very successful event held last Friday, September 22, in Toronto by the end of which, combined with other events, and including donations received from other parts of the country, we can say that we have so far collected $35,000.

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Cuba Recovered and Open Print E-mail

by Walter Lippmann
September 18, 2017.

USA Today reported on Sept. 17 that the US government was providing humanitarian aid to numerous Caribbean islands devastated by Hurricane Irma. Cuba, located just 90 miles off the coast of Florida – was not among them.

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Hurricane Irma Relief & Reconstruction for Cuba Campaign Print E-mail

-Isaac Saney, CNC National Spokesperson, September 10, 2017 -

Hurricane Irma menaced and devastated the eastern and northern Caribbean, striking Cuba from September 8-10, resulting in significant and widespread damage. Accompanied by massive flooding, its sweeping destruction encompassed housing, communications, infrastructure, agricultural equipment, crops, and community buildings.

Click here to see photos of Hurrican Irma damage.

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Cuba News and Events

Remembering Cuban Revolutionary Diplomat Ricardo Alarcon
09/05/2022
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To sign the electronic book of condolences for Ricardo Alarcon de Quesada email toronto2@embacubacanada.net
Havana, 1 May 2022.
Veteran Cu...

CNC Sends Our Condolences to the Cuban People for the Saratoga Hotel Tragedy
09/05/2022

His Excellency, Hector Igarza CabreraAmbassador of CubaCuban EmbassyOttawa, ONDear Mr. Ambassador,On behalf of 23-member organizations of the Canadian...

International US-Cuba Normalization Conference
13/02/2022
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March 19-20, 2022@ The People’s Forum in Manhattan, NYC
and streamed worldwide SAVE THE DATES!! STOP THE US ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL WAR ON CUBA! Vis...

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July 17: End the U.S. Blockade on Cuba! Monthly Virtual Picket
24/06/2022

Join us for the next monthly virtual picket against the illegal US blockade on Cuba! Sunday July 17 2022 7pm Eastern / 4pm Pacific / 5pm Mountain
6pm...

Canadian Network on Cuba 20th Anniversary Celebration
19/06/2022

Saturday, June 25, 2022
7:30 p.m.  Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil Street
(S of College, East of Spadina Av.) A Cultural Celebration of Solidarity Wi...

June 5: Report back from the 28th Che Guevara Volunteer Work Brigade
30/05/2022

Commemorating the birthday of Che Guevara June 14, 1928June 5, 2022 5pm PT/6pm MT/
7pm CT/8pm ET/
9pm AT Register via zoom at: https://us06web.zoom.us...

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