In 1999, Scarboro missioner Fr. Hugh MacDougall went to work in Cuba with the Quebec Foreign Mission Society. This was an exciting appointment for him as Cuba was a new area of mission for Scarboro Missions. Fr. MacDougall died after being struck by a vehicle outside of his residence in Havana in 2001 and is buried in the parish of San José in Bahia Honda, in the Diocese of Pinar del Rio where he served. Scarboro ended its mission presence in Cuba at that time.