OTTAWA — Business leaders are warning that the Trump administration's threat to tighten the U.S. embargo on Cuba could sideswipe Canadian companies that are doing business on the Caribbean island.
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce says it is worried that the United States could enact a never-before-used section of the 1996 Helms Burton Act that would allow Americans to sue foreign companies linked to Cuban properties that were confiscated after its 1959 revolution.
Ottawa, March 14, 2019—On Wednesday March 13, Ambassador of Cuba to Canada, Josefina Vidal Ferreiro, visited Queen’ s University in Kingston, Ontario. At this prestigious high education center, she was received by Dr. Tom Harris, Interim Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), with whom she discussed the existing potentials to broaden the academic and research exchanges between Queen´s University and several Cuban universities.
Havana, March 14th Carlos Fernández de Cossío, Director General of the United States Department, together with some of the investigators of the Ministry of the Interior and members of the Cuban scientific and medical expert group, released in the International Press Center the results of the Cuban investigation on the physical symptoms reported by the United States and Canadian governments.