Cuban doctors

World: Positive news in the difficult year of the pandemic

Is there any positive news in this era that was accompanied by the outbreak of a pandemic? Here are some news and texts that, as human beings, fill us with pride. Because, they allow us to move forward, breaking down…

Letter of Support to the 5th Latin-American Humanist Forum

This 5th Latin American Humanist Forum may be the most important forum in a generation. It arrives in the middle of a planetary pandemic that is affecting billions of people and paralyzing everything from transport to the economy to the…

World Peace Council Endorses the Nomination of the Henry Reeve Contingent for the Nobel Peace Prize

Dear members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Dear Mrs. Berit Reiss-Andersen, Chair We address you in a time of great challenges for humanity and also a time of the greatest need for solidarity. The COVID-19 pandemic is yet another instance of…

Why Cuban Doctors Deserve the Nobel Peace Prize

By Vijay Prashad Five years ago, I read the story of Dr. Félix Báez, a Cuban doctor who had worked in West Africa to stop the spread of Ebola. Dr. Báez was one of 165 Cuban doctors of the Henry…

Campaign to Award Nobel Peace Prize to Cuban Doctors

The US campaign to award the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize to the Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade will be launched this June 16th, 2020. The campaign has been endorsed by prominent intellectuals, artists, politicians and ordinary citizens from around the…

Who Deserves the Nobel Peace Prize in a Time of Pandemic?

By Vijay Prashad A few weeks ago, I was talking to Noam Chomsky about the state of the world. At one point, Noam smiled and said that he is not aware of any German doctors in Italy, even though both countries are…

European organizations support Nobel Peace Prize for Cuban doctors

More than 25 European organizations are supporting the proposal to award the Cuban medical brigades with the Nobel Peace Prize, due to their contribution to globally fighting the coronavirus pandemic, the platform activated in France reflects on Wednesday. Convened on…

Call: “Nobel Peace Prize for the Cuban doctors”

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the entire world, regardless of latitude, longitude, national borders, or levels of technological and economic development. At an unexpected speed, the virus has spread exponentially among populations, often finding the health systems of many countries…

Cuba to the Rescue, But Don’t Tell the American People

By Medea Benjamin While Bernie Sanders paid a political price for uttering something positive about Cuba’s literacy program, the current pandemic has shown the whole world the heroic side of Cuba’s health care system. I saw this heroism firsthand when…

Coronavirus pandemic: China and Cuba send medical teams, equipment and medicine to countries

By Countercurrents Collective China and Cuba have stepped in with practical measures at international level amidst the near-collapse health care situation in a number of capitalist countries in the face of coronavirus pandemic. China sending million masks & gloves to…

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