Ottawa, February 9, 2017 ̶ On Wednesday evening, the Embassy of Cuba in Ottawa hosted a reception on the occasion of the 58th Anniversary of the Cuban Revolution. Before over 500 guests, Cuban Ambassador to Canada Julio Garmendia Peña started up his opening remarks by paying heartfelt tribute to Fidel Castro Ruz, Leader of the Cuban Revolution, who passed away last November 25. ʺHis legacy will live on in the hearts and minds of all Cuban patriots and of so many people around the globe,ʺ he said.
When referring to bilateral relations, Garmendía Peña described Canadian PM Justin Trudeau’s visit to Cuba last November as ʺthe most significant event over the last decadeʺ.
Toronto, January 30th, 2017. The Canadian-Cuban Friendship Association in Toronto (CCFA- Toronto) organized last Saturday a traditional cultural event to celebrate the 164th anniversary of Cuba’s National Hero, José Marti. Friends of Cuba, Cuban residents abroad and members of the Consulate General shared this lovely evening.