Canadian Solidarity Network to Send Significant Shipment of Medical Supplies to Cuba
Network on Cuba (CNC) is readying the shipment of a
container to Cuba with 1,920,000 syringes to support that country's
against COVID-19. The initiative is part of the fundraising campaign
launched by the CNC on January 8 aimed at sending medical supplies to
Cuba. This solidarity campaign has received
the support of many Canadian friends, Cubans and citizens of other
countries residing in Canada.
announcing this action in solidarity with the Cuban people, the CNC
recognized Cuba's achievements in health care and their contributions
to other nations during the pandemic.
is greatly appreciated by Cuba which faces a double
pandemic: COVID-19 and the brutal blockade by the United States. As a
result of the U.S. blockade, which has
intensified to unprecedented levels, Cuba has been unable to acquire
medicines and medical equipment necessary to face the COVID-19
pandemic, in addition to the economic hardships
caused by the illegal U.S. blockade. All of this is creating great
suffering for the Cuban people.
On behalf of the
Cuban people, the Embassy of Cuba in Canada thanked
the CNC and contributors to the campaign for their solidarity.
Donate to the Campaign to Send Medical Supplies to Cuba
The CNC is accepting donations via cheque or e-transfer, as
1) Make cheque payable to CNC and write on
Memo line: medical supplies. Mail to:
56 Riverwood Terrace
Bolton, ON L7E 1S4
2) Send e-transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org. Mention
"medical supplies" in message.
IMPORTANT: Also send
an email or phone Sharon Skup at 905-951-8499
with the exact spelling of your secret password/answer and your name so
she can then open your
This article was published in
Volume 51 Number 4 - April 4, 2021