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Cuban Medical Group Has Treated 296,000 Haitians!

April 15, 2010


Some 296,000 Haitians have already been treated by the Cuban Medical Brigade Port-au-Prince, Apr 15 (acn) The Cuban Medical Coordination Group has treated some 296,000 citizens in Haiti, after the earthquake that devastated that nation on January 12. The group of 1,500 voluntary workers now offering their services in the neighboring Caribbean country is made […]

Cuban FM Speech at Haiti Donor Meeting — This is What Serious Solidarity Looks Like

April 1, 2010


Cuban FM, Bruno Rodriguez Parilla, at 3/31 Haiti donors’ confernce, United Nations   Most of the participants in yesterday’s donor meeting repeated one another and pledged money that may or may not  be donated to Haiti reconstruction.  In stark contrast, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez had to race through his speech in order to cover the long list […]

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-Haitian Medical Teams in Haiti

February 6, 2010


UPDATES: Cuban-Haitian Medical Teams in Haiti February 2, 2010­Cuban and Cuban-trained Haitian doctors­ already the largest contingent of medical relief workers in Haiti since the January 12th earth quake­ are being joined by graduates of Cuba´s Latin American Medical School (ELAM) from a score of countries. Among the first to arrive this week will be […]

Americans are Learning Medicine the Cuban Way

February 5, 2010


CSt  Students at the Latin Ameican School of medicine carry their country’s flags as they march in the 2009 May Day parade in Havana, Cuba.   Americans Are Learning Medicine the Cuban Way By Julia Landau, East Bay Express Posted on February 5, 2010, Printed on February 5, 2010 Melissa Rose Mitchell was discouraged. After […]

Cubans in Haiti: Medical Brigade Has 938 Members, Just Opened 6 Rehab Wards, and Treated Over 50,000 Patients

February 4, 2010


Viva Cuba!! Six Cuban Rehabilitation Wards Offer their Services in Haiti Port-au-Prince, Feb 1 (acn) The first six Cuban Rehabilitation wards came into operation on Monday in this capital, devastated on January 12 by an earthquake of great intensity.   Cuban News Agency Doctor Carlos Alberto Garcia, one of the leaders of the Cuban medical […]

FIDEL CASTRO ON HAITI: “Nothing Can Be Improvised in Haiti”

May 25, 2009

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There has been much discussion about Haiti in the press and the recent announcement by UN Secretary-General, Ban-Ki Moon that former President Bill Clinton will be his special envoy to Haiti.  John Maxwell, columnist for the Jamaica Observer, provided a searing indictment of the US’ entire policy towards Haiti, including the decision to send Clinton […]