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Monthly Archives: October 2015

REPORT: CUBA REFUSES TO PAY DOCTORS SENT ABROAD TO FIGHT EBOLA by FRANCES MARTEL26 Oct 201538 The estimated 460 Cuban doctors deployed to west Africa to participate in the fight against the Ebola outbreak developing there last year have not been paid the car, home, or World Health Organization (WHO) salaries they were promised if […] Continue reading
Cuba, A Country Without Thermometers / 14ymedio, Luz Escobar Posted on October 25, 2015 14ymedio, Luz Escobar, 25 October 2015 – There are few grandmothers left who simply put their hand on a grandchild’s forehead to find out if he or she has a fever. With the widespread availability of body temperature thermometers in the […] Continue reading
Cuba sin termómetros LUZ ESCOBAR, La Habana | Octubre 25, 2015 Quedan pocas abuelas que con solo poner su mano en la frente del nieto pueden saber si pasa por un estado febril. Con la llegada masiva a los hogares de los termómetros para medir la temperatura corporal, se ha perdido ese don tan peculiar. […] Continue reading
Not a penny for fighting Ebola PABLO PASCUAL MÉNDEZ PIÑA | La Habana | 23 Oct 2015 – 11:10 am. The Cuban medical personnel who fought Ebola have not received the cars, homes or payments promised them by the regime, while those tapped for honors are still waiting for their medals. The Cuban medical personnel […] Continue reading
No han recibido ni un quilo por combatir el ébola PABLO PASCUAL MÉNDEZ PIÑA | La Habana | 22 Oct 2015 – 5:21 am. El personal sanitario cubano que luchó en África contra el ébola no ha recibido los autos, casas y pagos prometidos por el régimen. Hay condecorados que aún esperan por su medalla. […] Continue reading
Intensa semana diplomática en Cuba Agence France Presse LA HABANA El gobernante cubano Raúl Castro sostuvo sendos encuentros el viernes en La Habana con su par de Laos, Choummaly Sayasone, y con la presidenta de la Comisión de la Unión Africana, Nkosana Plamini, en una semana de inusitada actividad de visitas políticas a la isla. […] Continue reading
Tampa nonprofit can again perform hip, knee surgeries in Cuba Updated: October 4, 2015 at 06:16 AM TAMPA — The United States’ five-decade-long policy of isolating Cuba was meant to economically cripple its Communist government. Instead, some in the medical profession say, it played a role in crippling the bodies of some with debilitating hip […] Continue reading