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Cuba updates its economic model Print E-mail

by Julio Garmendía Peña, Ambassador of Cuba to Canada

June 23, 2015, Diplomatic & International Canada

The blockade by the United States on Cuba has negatively affected progress in my country. Although some do not want to admit it, the blockade has limited access to financing, technology, systems, infrastructure, software and applications. This was acknowledged by U.S. President Barack Obama’s announcement of investments in the telecommunications sector. That announcement alone illustrated the fact that internet access has been limited by the high cost of technology and the U.S.’s policy.

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Work Set to End the U.S. Economic Blockade of Cuba and to Strengthen Canada-Cuba Relations Print E-mail

The Canadian Network on Cuba (CNC) held a very successful 7th Biennial Convention in Toronto from May 30 -31, 2015.  Delegates and alternate delegates from 19 member organizations were joined by observers and invited guests including His Excellency Julio Garmendía Peña, Ambassador of Cuba to Canada, Javier Domokos Ruiz, Toronto Consul General of Cuba and other Cuban diplomats. 

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Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Relations General Director for the United States, Josefina Vidal Ferreiro Print E-mail

Statement relating to the decision by the President of the United States, Barack Obama, to remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism on Tuesday, April 14, 2015

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We are here with our heads up high and our dignity untarnished Print E-mail

Speech by Cuban President Raul Castro at the 7th Summit of the Americas, Panama City, Panama, April 11, 2015

His Excellency Juan Carlos Varela, President of the Republic of Panama;

Presidents and Prime Ministers;

Distinguished guests;

I appreciate the solidarity of all Latin American and Caribbean countries that made possible Cuba’s participation in this hemispheric forum on equal footing, andI thank the President of the Republic of Panama for the kind invitation extended to us. I bring a fraternal embrace to the Panamanian people and to the peoples of all nations represented here.

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Cuban Friendship Medal Awarded to Nino Pagliccia Print E-mail

The Canadian Network on Cuba warmly congratulates Nino Pagliccia on receiving the Cuban Medal of Friendship.  Nino was the first Co-chair of the CNC when it was founded in 2002.

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