The Canadian Network On Cuba was founded on September 6, 2002 and has chapters coast-to-coast. It states “We are committed to the strengthening of friendship and solidarity between the peoples of Canada and Cuba.”
Isaac Saney, Spokesperson, Canadian Network On Cuba, July 12, 2021
The Canadian Network On Cuba condemns the manipulation of the July 11 events in Cuba by reactionary politicians and the monopoly media in order to create a climate of disinformation and confusion that will be used to justify so-called humanitarian intervention in the heroic island nation.
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By Isaac Saney
Cuban Doctors head for Italy In April, 2020.
Cuba continues to receive international accolades for its singular role in the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. This is illustrated by the numerous nominations of Cuba’s internationalist medical contingent – the Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade against Disasters and Serious Epidemics – for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. Continue reading
Mail Art Project Call for Submissions
The Nobel Peace Project is an international Mail Art initiative founded over 20 years ago in Nobel, Ontario by artists Susan Gold/Smith and AG Smith as a response to the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia.
In 2020, for the first time, the Nobel Peace Project has taken on a theme directly connected to the Nobel Peace Prize and is calling for submissions to celebrate and support the nomination of Cuba’s Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade for the award in 2021. Continue reading
Cuban Doctors Speak: 15 years of the Henry Reeve Brigade
Saturday, September 26 – 5:00 pm PDT/ 8:00 pm EDT
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Organized by: Nobel Peace Prize for Cuban Doctors
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Glover considered that all the successes of the Cuban health system and its international solidarity are possible thanks to the existence of great political will.
The renowned American actor Danny Glover stressed that the solidarity built by the Cuban internationalism present in medical collaboration is the type of expression necessary in communities around the world.
During a videoconference through solidarity networks with Cuba in the United States and Canada on June 16 – the #SavingLives Campaign – the famous artist stressed that the response given by the Caribbean nation to the Covid-19 pandemic, with the dispatch of medical brigades to more than twenty countries , started 60 years ago. Continue reading
ONLINE WEBINAR for the “Cuba Fights COVID-19 Around the World” – Fundraising Campaign Continue reading
On Saturday, April 18, a special solidarity webinar to learn about the example Cuba is setting of putting human needs ahead of profits in the fight against COVID-19. Panelists discuss Cuba’s history of medical internationalism; how Cuba is fighting COVID-19 on the Island based on providing health care as a right; learn how Cuba is developing effective new medications such as Interferon Alpha 2-B; and how Cuba is sending medical teams to Italy, the Caribbean and dozens of countries. Continue reading
By BELEN FERNANDEZ
As coronavirus ravages the world, Cuba has exhibited disproportionate heroism, deploying medical personnel to at least 14 countries thus far to battle the pandemic—including to Italy, which has been particularly devastated. The response is in keeping with Cuba’s decades-long tradition of “doctors, not bombs,” which has seen the tiny island nation dispatch tens of thousands of medics across the globe to combat everything from Ebola to more mundane diseases like malaria and tuberculosis. Continue reading
Members of Cuba’s Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade in Barbados during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cuba has sent similar brigades throughout the Caribbean and around the world.
By Isaac Saney, Spokesperson, Canadian Network on Cuba
The Canadian Network on Cuba (CNC) is launching the Campaign to Support Cuba’s Contribution to World Fight Against COVID-19 to assist the heroic island’s internationalist medical missions that are combatting the pandemic across the world. Continue reading
International Cooperation to Help Countries Cope
Cuban medical team of 50 arrives in Suriname March 20, 2020, to assist with COVID-19 pandemic.
On March 21, 53 physicians and nurses from Cuba’s celebrated Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade of health professionals, trained in disaster medicine and infectious disease containment, arrived in Italy’s northern Lombardy region at the request of its health authorities. They will join a dozen Chinese doctors to work in a new field hospital being built in Bergamo in Italy’s hardest hit area, where over 63 per cent of the country’s deaths due to COVID-19 and 42 per cent of its active cases are concentrated, with over 1,000 patients undergoing intensive treatment. It is the sixth contingent of the specialized brigade to go abroad to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and the first sent to Europe. Continue reading
Cuba’s legacy of collaboration in Africa is one of the finest examples of the island’s solidarity efforts | LAURA PRADA, Granma
Cuban collaboration in Africa | Granma
A Cuban stamp honouring El Inglesito, Henry M. Reeve on the centenary of his death 1976
Among the many illustrious combatants born in other countries, who died in Cuba’s wars of independence, it is difficult to find one as intrepid as Brigadier General Henry Reeve, from New York.
(March 31) – Cuba and the United States have for two centuries sustained a confrontation marked by the imperial appetites of successive administrations in the powerful northern country. Nonetheless, there are plenty of examples of relations between the two peoples, including within their respective emancipation struggles.
By the Canadian Network on Cuba
Havana, Cuba, May 5, 2010: Raciel Proenxa Rodríguez (second from left) and Isaac Saney (second from right).
ON MAY 5, 2010 a moving ceremony was held in Havana, Cuba to mark the continuing success of the Canadian Network on Cuba (CNC)’s Cuba for Haiti Campaign. The campaign, launched in January 2010 in response to the earthquake disaster has thus far raised nearly $100,000 to support the Cuban Henry Reeve Medical Brigade in Haiti. Continue reading
By EMILY J. KIRK and JOHN M. KIRK*
Cubans setting up the field hospital in Jacmel, Haiti, January 2010.
MEDIA COVERAGE of Cuban medical cooperation following the disastrous recent earthquake in Haiti was sparse indeed. International news reports usually described the Dominican Republic as being the first to provide assistance, while Fox News sang the praises of U.S. relief efforts in a report entitled “U.S. Spearheads Global Response to Haiti Earthquake” – a common theme of its extensive coverage. CNN also broadcast hundreds of reports, and in fact one focused on a Cuban doctor wearing a T-shirt with a large image of Che Guevara – and yet described him as a “Spanish doctor.” Continue reading