Julio Garmendía Peña

Julio Garmendía Peña is the ambassador of Cuba to Canada.

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Cuba updates its economic model

Cuba updates its economic model

  The blockade by the United States on Cuba has negatively affected progress in my country. Although some do not want to admit it, the blockade has limited access to financing, technology, systems, infrastructure, software and applications. This was acknowledged by U.S. President Barack Obama’s announcement of investments in the telecommunications sector. That announcement alone […]

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An island paradise in Canada’s time zone

| January 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
An island paradise in Canada’s time zone

In Cuba, visitors will encounter a warm Cuban spirit wherever they go — whether to a lavish resort, glitzy show, lush mountains or serene beaches. If you love the sea as much as I do, Varadero Beach remains the country’s most famous vacation spot. Only 135 kilometres outside Old Havana, Varadero bustles with award-winning resorts, […]

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