Uruguay's president Jose Mujica thanked Cuba for its medical support over the past years, which included over 50 thousand free eye surgeries and for what he called a great lesson of ethics.
The Cuban medication known as Heberprot-P to treat diabetic food ulcers began to be administered in Seychelles islands, in what is known as an experimental stage, according to reports from the capital Victoria.
More than 1200 Jamaican citizens were submitted to eye surgeries under a Cuban medical program implemented in that Caribbean island nation since 2012.
The president of the Ukrainian Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee Vitali Kaliuzhni thanked Cuba for its 22-year permanent and free medical treatment of children victims of the Chernobyl nuclear accident.
To strengthen ties with important Spanish partners, to attract more tourists will be the purpose of the Cuban delegation to the 33rd International Tourism Fair (FITUR 2013), scheduled from January 30 to February 3rd, in Madrid, Spain.
Cuban President Raul Castro said in Chile today that the integration ideal that inspired the creation of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC by its Spanish acronym)is moving forward
The Chilean Solidarity-with-Cuba Movement expressed in Santiago de Chile its support of Cuba's pro-tempore chairing in 2013 of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC).
Heads of state and high level representatives of the nations that are part of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) will inaugurate on Sunday afternoon in Santiago de Chile the 1st Summit of that regional mechanism of integration.
Cuban foreign minister Bruno Rodriguez said he was confident in the usefulness of the First Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States and the European Union, to take place Sunday in Santiago de Chile.
Foreign ministers from Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe are meeting in Santiago de Chile prior to the First Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States and the European Union, which will take place January 26 and 27.
Heads of state and government from several countries beging to arrive in Santiago de Chile on Friday to participate at the First Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbbean States (CELAC) and the First CELAC-European Union Summit.
Russia's Vladimir Putin stressed Cuba's growing role in Latin American affairs and the island's pro-tempore presidency this year of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States.
Telesur Latin American television will beam its real time and open signal to Cuba as of January 20 and for several a hours during the day.
Ecuador's Rafael Correa urged Barack Obama, who begins his second presidential term on Monday, to put down his double-standard policy towards Latin America.