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Cuba Elected to Human Rights Council Print E-mail

UNITED NATIONS.—The decision made by the UN General Assembly to reelect Cuba to the Human Rights Council (HRC) for a three-year period, is a solid recognition of work undertaken by the country in this context, according to Anayansi Rodríguez, Cuban ambassador to international organizations based in Geneva.

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The Cuban Five were fighting terrorism. Why did we put them in jail? Print E-mail

By Stephen Kimber, Published: October 4, 2013 in the Washington Post.

Stephen Kimber teaches journalism at the University of King’s College in Halifax, Canada, and is the author of “What Lies Across the Water: The Real Story of the Cuban Five.”

Consider for a moment what would happen if American intelligence agents on the ground in a foreign country uncovered a major terrorist plot, with enough time to prevent it. And then consider how Americans would react if authorities in that country, rather than cooperate with us, arrested and imprisoned the U.S. agents for operating on their soil.

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Unjustified Attack on Cuba Print E-mail
July 23, 2021

The Honourable Marc Garneau

Minister of Foreign Affairs

Global Affairs Canada

125 Sussex Drive

Ottawa, ON, Canada

K1A 0G2

Dear Minister Garneau,

Re: Unjustified Attack on Cuba

I am writing to you on behalf of the Canadian Network On Cuba (CNC), which represents Canada-Cuba friendship and solidarity organizations from Vancouver to Halifax, with a membership of more than 50,000. Two of the CNC’s principal objectives are bringing an end to U.S. economic sanctions against Cuba and ensuring that Canada’s relations with Cuba are based on equality and respect for the island nation's independence, sovereignty, and the right of self-determination.

We, in the CNC, are concerned about the extreme and humiliating pressure that the government of the United States is exerting on third countries to support a Joint Statement - it has written - unjustly condemning Cuba.

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Canadians Reject Economic War Against Cuba: Thousands Already Sign Parliamentary Petition Print E-mail

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 14, 2021

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Canadians have emphatically demanded an end to the U.S. siege of Cuba, with thousands declaring that Cuba is not alone by signing the parliamentary petition condemning Washington’s economic war and campaign of subversion against the heroic island nation. For more than 60-years in the longest lasting regime of sanctions in history, Washington has imposed an economic blockade on Cuba, seeking to cut off the island’s trade, commercial and financial links to the rest of the world.

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Report on Successful 26-hour Virtual Picket to End the U.S. Blockade on Cuba! Print E-mail

big thank you to everyone who supported and participated in the Canadian Network on Cuba’s 2nd 26-hour virtual picket against the U.S. Blockade on Cuba, June 22-23, 2021. The event was a great success!

>> A REPORT AND LETTER OF THANKS! <<

From June 17-23, 2021 an international week of action was called. Organizations around the world used this week to raise their united voices against the cruel and unjust U.S. blockade against Cuba. Political events, protests, webinars, art shows, car caravans, bike caravans, marches, and other creative actions were organized by the Cuba solidarity movement around the world. This coincided with Cuba’s  preparation to introduce its resolution for the world to condemn this unjust U.S. policy at the United Nations General Assembly for the 29th time.

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