Ottawa, Friday, May 10, 2019.- As part of the annual tour of Pastors for Peace Caravan through North America, Ottawa Cuba Connections organized an event on Friday evening, with the presence of officials from the Embassy of Cuba in Canada and members of solidarity groups with our country.
The 30th edition of the interreligious organization IFCO/Pastors for Peace US-Cuba Friendship Caravan will take place this year. The Caravan annually collects donations to be delivered to Cuba in open defiance of the illegal economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States against our country for almost 60 years.
Victoria, Mayo 3, 2019.- Cuban Ambassador to Canada, H.E. Josefina Vidal, is paying her first offiicial visit to Canadian province of British Columbia from May 2-7, 2019.
During her visit, the Cuban diplomat will carry out an extensive program in the cities of Victoria and Vancouver, which includes meetings with government officials, businessmen, scholars, members of solidarity with Cuba groups and Cuban residents in that province.
Ambassador Vidal is expected to be received by the Hon. Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia; the Hon. Darryl Plecas, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of B.C.; and B.C.' s cabinet ministers the Hon. Bruce Ralston, Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology and the Hon. Lisa Beare, Minister of Tourism, Art and Culture.
May 3, 2019.- Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada and Department of Justice Canada
The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today issued the following statement regarding Canadian businesses operating in Cuba:
“As of May 2, 2019, the United States government has fully implemented Title III of the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996, commonly known as the Helms-Burton Act.