Browsing All posts tagged under »Cuban doctors«

Cuban Docs and Their Unconditional Commitment to the People of Haiti

December 4, 2010


Cuban medics a big force on Haiti cholera frontline Fri, Dec 3 2010 By Pascal Fletcher PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – They don’t send out press releases, don’t have public information officers and their contacts are not widely publicized by the huge international humanitarian operation helping cholera-hit Haiti. But when the United Nations appeals for more doctors […]

“After God, Come the Cubans”: Haiti, Six Months After the Earthquake

July 30, 2010


The translation is a bit rough, but the message comes through clearly. GRANMA INTERNATIONAL Havana. July 29, 2010 SIX MONTHS AFTER THE EARTHQUAKE Cuba has not forgotten Haiti Leticia Martínez Hernández SIX months have passed, but it seems like yesterday when, on that January 12, the faces of this agitated, forgetful world turned toward Haiti, […]

This is What Unconditional Solidarity Looks Like: Cuban Medical Brigade Has Treated 345,000 Haitians

May 7, 2010



US Doctors Leave Haiti as Cubans Expand Care

March 10, 2010


THE MILITANT Vol. 74/No. 10 March 15, 2010 U.S. doctors leave Haiti as Cubans expand care BY CINDY JAQUITH With thousands in Haiti still in critical need of medical care, the U.S. government is pulling out the doctors it is responsible for. Meanwhile, the Cuban government is expanding its medical mission to Haiti and urging […]

Fidel’s Letter to Cuban Docs in Haiti: “Today, you are writing one of the most beautiful pages in the history of human medicine.”

February 8, 2010


acnnews 11 Fidel Castro Sends Message to Cuba's Medical Brigade in Haiti HAVANA, Cuba, Feb 8 (acn) The leader of the Cuban Revolution, Commander in Chief Fidel Castro, sent a message to the members of the island’s Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade for emergency situations, and also to the graduates and fifth and sixth year […]

Cuban FM Rodriguez Praises ALBA’s Role in Haiti Crisis

January 25, 2010


acnnews 5 Cuban FM Praises ALBA’s Role in Haiti Crisis HAVANA, Cuba, Jan 25 (acn) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla praised the role of and the assistance provided by the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of the Americas (ALBA) to the people of Haiti after the devastation caused in this Caribbean nation by an […]

While Some Aid Givers Use Helicopters and Guns, Cubans Set Up Clinics Within Champ de Mar Refugee Camp

January 25, 2010


In counter-point, many of the 500 Cuban doctors working in Haiti have fanned out throughout Port-au-Prince, particularly in the massive refugee camp that now covers the Champ de Mars, the downtown square. There they have set up small clinics, identified by a Cuban flag, to tend to the earthquake's many victims. According to Dr. Evan […]

Stand Shoulder to Shoulder with the People of Haiti

January 24, 2010


  MINUSTAH “Peacekeeper” arrests a resident of Cite Soleil during a food distribution stop   Stand shoulder to shoulder with the People of Haiti by Marilyn Langlois –When asked “How are they surviving?” Haitian journalist Wadner Pierre responded, “Well, they’re all sharing. That’s what we do. That’s the way Haitians are.” (January 16) –“The city […]