Cuban doctors

16.06.2020

Campaign to Award Nobel Peace Prize to Cuban Doctors

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 world who recognize the outstanding contribution of the Brigade to… »

16.06.2020

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

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 in the European Union; instead, Cuban and Chinese doctors… »

21.05.2020

European organizations support Nobel Peace Prize for Cuban doctors

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 April 28 by the Cuba Linda and France Cuba associations,… »

19.05.2020

Call: “Nobel Peace Prize for the Cuban doctors”

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 unprepared, including European and North American ones. In order to… »

24.04.2020

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

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 I worked with Cuban doctors in poor, remote villages in… »

19.03.2020

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

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 France China is shipping one million surgical masks and gloves… »

17.12.2014

White House: It is clear our policy of isolating Cuba for decades has “failed”

White House: It is clear our policy of isolating Cuba for decades has “failed”

Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 17, 2014 Fact Sheet: Charting a New Course on Cuba Today, the United States is taking historic steps to chart a new course in our relations with Cuba and to further engage and empower the Cuban people. We are separated by… »

04.12.2014

How Ebola Could End the Cuban Embargo

How Ebola Could End the Cuban Embargo

by Arturo Lopez-Levy – The Nation, Transcend Media Service. Instead of encouraging Cuban doctors to defect, the United States should be working with them to stop the spread of Ebola. When was last time in recent memory a top US official praised Cuba publicly? And since when… »

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