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Africa’s Children Return! Cuba and African Liberation Print E-mail

Africa’s Children Return! Cuba and African Liberation

November 13 & 14, 2015 , United Steelworkers Hall , 25 Cecil St., Toronto

“The Cuban people hold a special place in the hearts of the peoples of Africa. The Cuban internationalists have made a contribution to African independence, freedom and justice, unparalleled for its principled and selfless character...Cubans came to our region as doctors, teachers, soldiers, agricultural experts, but never as colonizers. They have shared the same trenches with us in the struggle against colonialism, underdevelopment, and apartheid. Hundreds of Cubans have given their lives, literally, in a struggle that was, first and foremost, not theirs but ours. As Southern Africans we salute them. We vow never to forget this unparalleled example of selfless internationalism.”— Nelson Mandela

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United Nations Annual Resolution Against U.S. Economic Sanctions Against Cuba Print E-mail

Letter sent to the Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs regarding the United Nations Annual Resolution Against U.S. Economic Sanctions Against Cuba. The vote is scheduled to take place on October 27, 2015.

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Press release from Johana Tablada, Cuban Ambassador to Portugal Print E-mail

September 3, 2015

Gerardo Hernandez, Hero of the Republic of Cuba and his wife Adriana Perez and Gema Hernandez Perez, today arrived in Portugal at the end of the afternoon to give thanks for the support to the cause of freedom of the Five and participate in the Festival of Avante.

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Article Unfairly Slams Cuba Print E-mail

Published on July 28th 2015 in the Toronto Star

Re: An in-line society in an online era, printed July 25, 2015

I was saddened and to read this shallow and negative article about Cuban lineups. How sad to see this article, particularly on the eve of one of Cuba’s important dates: July 26 commemorating the attack on the dictator Batista’s Moncada barracks. The Cubans are celebrating 62 years of defending independence, justice and dignity.

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62 Years Since Moncada! Print E-mail

62 Years Since Moncada! 62 Years of Defending Independence, Justice and Dignity!

- Isaac Saney, Co-Chair & Spokesperson, Canadian Network On Cuba, July 26, 2015 -

July 26th, 2015 marks the 62nd anniversary of the act that is annually commemorated all over Cuba as the beginning of the movement and struggle that paved the way for the Cuban Revolution. On that day 62-years ago, Cubans rose up against the U.S. supported dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista. Although that first battle was lost, the Revolution ultimately prevailed on January 1st, 1959.  During the annual July 26th commemorations, the people of Cuba gather to honour the heroines and heroes of Moncada, and to celebrate Cuba's independence.

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