Press Statement by Josefina Vidal Ferreiro, Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General for U.S. Affairs.
Havana, January 9, 2018. In the morning of January 9, a hearing of the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere of the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations was held, which was organized by Marco Rubio, the Republican Senator for Florida and co-chaired by Robert Menendez, the Democrat Senator for New Jersey, who have a vast work history against the betterment of relations between Cuba and the United States and are promoters of all sort of legislative and political proposals that affect the interests of the Cuban and U.S. peoples and only benefit a minority that is increasingly becoming more isolated and that has historically made profits out of the aggression against Cuba.
Toronto, January 08th, 2018.- Despite the low temperatures, last Saturday, the 59th anniversary of the Triumph of the Revolution was celebrated in this city, at the headquarters of "Casa Maíz", where friends came to express its warmest admiration for the Caribbean island. The event was organized by solidarity associations with Cuba, among them Víctor Jara Cultural Group, Association of Cubans living in Toronto "Juan Gualberto Gómez", Toronto-Canada Friendship Association of Toronto, Friends of Cuba against the US Blockade and the Latin American and Caribbean Solidarity Network (FOCUSB and LACSN, for its acronym in English).
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba expresses its deepest concern at and utter rejection of the US president's unilateral declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, which constitutes a serious, flagrant breach of the UN Charter, of international law and of the relevant UN resolutions.
Toronto, December 4, 2017. Last Friday, at the headquarters of the Consulate General of Cuba, took place the opening of the photographic exhibition "Comandante", a collection of around 30 snapshots of the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, by Cuban photographers Roberto Chile, Alberto Korda and Liborio Noval. The occasion became an act of homage to the Commander in Chief, Fidel Castro, on the first anniversary of his physical disappearance.