HAVANA, Cuba, Sep 15 (ACN) The World Poetry Movement (WPM) supported the proposal for the registration and granting of the Nobel Peace Prize to the Cuban medical contingent Henry Reeve, extending the recognition to all health workers in the world, heroes of the fight against COVID-19.
In a virtual meeting attended by prominent poets from Asia, Europe, Africa, Latin and North America, it was proposed and approved to refer to the Board of the Nobel Prize Committee the proposal that the brigades of Cuban doctors among the candidates.
According to a press release by the Cuban Ministry of Culture, poets from India, China, Nepal, Russia, Turkey, France, Nigeria, Colombia, Venezuela, Cuba, Chile and the United States endorsed the proposal to send a letter to the Nobel Prize Committee with the request.
Written by the WPM, gathered at the 30th International Poetry Festival of Medellin, Colombia, the letter notes that in this epic fight to save human lives the work of the Henry Reeve contingent is significant, as since the epidemic was declared, they have worked in more than 60 nations, in a clear expression of their vocation for life.
The text adds that few times a team effort has had such transcendence in the struggle of man to preserve human life and exalt a vocation as altruistic as that developed by those doctors and health workers in the most difficult conditions of the fight against death around the planet.
The Henry Reeve brigades and their colleagues from all over the world deserve that respect and recognition, concludes the note.