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Cuban Envoy Meets with Mennonites in Winnipeg


April 9, 2002

Winnipeg, Man.— Mario Garcia Delgado (Deputy Chief of Mission) of the Cuban Embassy in Ottawa addressed a gathering of Mennonites at the Canadian Mennonite University here on Monday, April 8. Delgado wished to explore Cuban relationships with Canadian academia, agriculture, and aboriginals, and investigate exchange possibilities with Canada.

The meeting request was channeled through Mennonite Church Canada by Esperanza Gonzales, a local travel agent and vice-president of the Cuban cultural association in Winnipeg Cuba. Mennonite Church Canada, Mennonite Economic Development Associates, Canadian Mennonite University, and the Canadian Foodgrains Bank were represented at the meeting. More information on Cuban development opportunities can be found at