Ottawa, October 30, 2019 - On Wednesday afternoon, the Cuban Embassy in Canada, together with Cuban residents, representatives of the Canadian government, members of the diplomatic corps and solidarity groups, celebrated the Cuban National Culture Day, which this year was dedicated especially to the 500th anniversary of the founding of the city of Havana.
This evening was propitious to decorate with the Haydée Santamaría Medal awarded by the Councils of State of the Republic of Cuba, to Professor Emeritus of the University of Toronto and outstanding intellectual of our America, Keith Ellis.
Ottawa, October 25, 2019 - The 8th International Che Guevara Conference, organized by Vancouver Communities in Solidarity with Cuba and the Canadian Network of Solidarity with Cuba, will take place in Vancouver on October, 26 and 27.
The first of these conferences was held in 2008 and its central theme was "Che Guevara, Thinker and Fighter: Are His Ideas Relevant for the 21st Century? On this occasion it will be on "Socialism yesterday, today and tomorrow: The continuity of the Cuban socialist project" and it will be a propitious moment to reflect on the Cuban Revolution, its validity and the impact it has had in Latin America and the world.
Ottawa, October 24, 2019.- On Thursday afternoon, the Ambassador of Cuba to Canada, Josefina Vidal, gave an interview to the Dalhousie University newspaper in Halifax, Dalhousie Gazette.
In the interview, the Cuban Ambassador commented on her expectations for the symposium "The Cuban Revolution in its 60 Years", which will take place between October 31 and November 2 at Dalhousie University, with the participation of forty academics and political analysts of international renown from Cuba, Canada, the United States and Great Britain.
Ottawa, October 24, 2019.- The Quebec-Cuba Solidarity Roundtable sent a letter to the Canadian Foreign Minister, Chrystia Freeland, requesting that Ottawa maintain its traditional support for the Cuban resolution against the blockade imposed by the United States, which Cuba will present again to the General Assembly of the United Nations, on November 6 and 7 of the current year.