The first 100 percent female medical brigade of the Henry Reeve Contingent left this May 1 morning for Trinidad and Tobago to combat COVID-19, reaffirming their commitment to their work and their country.
The new U.S. State Department publication "outrageously" titled The Truth about Cuba's Medical Missions is full of lies, says Johana Tablada, deputy director general of the northern country's Directorate at the island's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Cuba and its health professionals are a pillar of international solidarity, at a time when the world is fighting the novel coronavirus pandemic and in the midst of successive campaigns to discredit the Cuban doctors.
In March, when trying to acquire raw materials for the pharmaceutical industry, in the midst of the fight against COVID-19, Cuba suffered the consequences of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States.
South African president Cyril Ramaphosa thanked his Cuban counterpart Miguel Diaz-Canel this Monday for responding to his call to address the pandemic at COVID-19, and said they will always be grateful to the Cuban people.
Cuba rejects Israel's plans to expand illegal settlements and annex the Jordan Valley and other territories of the occupied West Bank in frank violation of international law and the United Nations resolutions, said Bruno Rodriguez, Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs.
A group of 20 Cuban collaborators arrived in Honduras on Sunday, joining the 1,192 professionals of the Henry Reeve International Contingent of Doctors Specialized in Disaster Situations and Serious Epidemics, who are fighting COVID-19 in different parts of the world.
The Executive Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ( UNESCO) is meeting this Friday, and Cuba is participating as a Member State of that body, which is made up of 58 countries.
The Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs released an statement calling the world to put aside political differences to fight the COVID-19 pandemic that has infected over 2 million people worldwide and killed over 140 thousand.