Despite sanctions and a decade-long economic embargo imposed by the United States, Cuba could send medical brigades even to European nations such as Italy.Full Story
The information was released during a press conference for the Cuban Minister of Public Health.Full Story
The brigade in Jamaica is made up of 434 collaborators, of which 257 nurses and 145 doctors
Despite the limitations imposed by the U.S. blockade policy, our country is capable of dealing with the pandemic with a public health system that reaches all the population, free of charge,' Celestrin told Prensa Latina.
Since the 1980s, this drug is used in cases of acute respiratory conditions and viral infections.
The Cuban government representative stated that Washington's hostility towards his country cannot affect Cuban solidarity with nations in need.
The physicians will fight the Covid-19 pandemic in Belize, Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Dominica, and Argentina. The U.S. government "warns" those countries.
Several users have started using the hashtag #PrensaLatinaRegresa and sharing their contents in the form of microblogs.
One of the measures adopted by the government is regulating the departure of Cuban citizens and residents abroad.
“We are all afraid but we have a revolutionary duty to fulfill, so we take out fear and put it to one side,” Leonardo Fernandez, 68, an intensive care specialist, told Reuters late on Saturday shortly before his brigade’s departure.
Cuba has also sent its doctors to Venezuela and Suriname over the last days.