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Cuba demands the immediate release of four Cuban health workers detained in Bolivia

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During the last few hours, several acting authorities in the Plurinational State of Bolivia have presented the idea that Cuban collaborators are encouraging protests taking place in Bolivia, along with a similar campaign on social media, through accounts of doubtful origin and false profiles, inciting violence against health personnel.In this context, on November 13, four members of the Medical Brigade in El Alto were arrested by the police as they were traveling to their residence with money withdrawn from a bank to pay for basic services and rent for the 107 members of the Brigade Medical in the region

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ALBA-TCP Political Council condemns coup and calls for the defense of Bolivia

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The Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Peoples Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP) Political Council held its eighth extraordinary meeting this Thursday in Managua, Nicaragua, and adopted a Final Declaration categorically condemning the coup against the government of Evo Morales Ayma, President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia.The event’s closing session was attended by Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, who emphasized, “ALBA countries are small in size, but large in dignity

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Cuban Ministry of Public Health withdraws collaborators from Ecuador, while reiterating willingness to continue supporting the country

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The government of the Republic of Ecuador has reported the decision to terminate, and not renew, six collaboration agreements signed with the Cuban Ministry of Public Health. Cuban medical cooperation in Ecuador began in 1992. In June of 2006, a cooperation agreement was signed for the launching of “Operation Miracle,” with the participation of 153 professional collaborators. Through this program 168,543 surgeries were performed, including 4,609 to remove cataracts, and 118,575 for pterygium.In January of 2009, on the occasion of an official visit by then President Rafael Correa Delgado, the Framework Agreement on Cooperation in Health between the two governments was signed.

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King of Spain makes courtesy visit to Raúl

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His Majesty Felipe VI is in Cuba on an official visit, coinciding with celebrations for the 500th anniversary of Havana. Yesterday morning, His Majesty Felipe VI, King of Spain, paid a courtesy visit to Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee. His Majesty Felipe VI is in Cuba on an official visit, which coincides with celebrations for the 500th anniversary of Havana’s founding

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Key address by Dr. Fidel Castro Ruz, President of Republic of Cuba at de inauguration of Latin American School of Medicine

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The idea of a comprehensive health program and a Latin American School of Medicine was born after two devastating hurricanes battered the Caribbean and Central American region causing an impressive number of deaths and incalculable material damages. Two of the poorest nations in the hemisphere were among those affected.

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ELAM: 20 years true to Fidel’s humanist thought

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Cuba’s President, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, presided the 20th anniversary celebration of the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM), which he described as “a visionary project founded to improve the quality of life of those who were born and died without having the opportunity to see a doctor.”

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Evo and Bolivia bother the empire

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What government has led the poorest nation in a region for 13 years, dignified its indigenous roots, achieved international standing; built more than 5,000 educational centers, more than 1,000 health facilities; created financial assistance for the elderly, with a Dignity Bonus, and for children, the Juancito Pinto Bonus, contributing to a significant increase in school retention? And the country is now the fastest growing country in the region, raising the GDP to 43 billion, up from some 9 billion in 2005 when the government took office.

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Evo Morales resigns to preserve peace in the country

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The president of Bolivia, Evo Morales, announced on Sunday his resignation given increasing violence by opposition groups challenging the results of elections held October 20. “We are resigning so that our humble brothers are no longer beaten, poor families humiliated, we do not want confrontations. We have decided to relinquish our victory to allow for elections, all for Bolivia, all for the homeland,” Morales said.

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Cuba condemns coup in Bolivia

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The President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, strongly condemned the coup in Bolivia on Sunday, stating on his Twitter account, “With a violent, cowardly coup the right wing has attacked democracy in Bolivia.“Our forceful condemnation of the coup and solidarity with brother President Evo Morales Ayma. The world must be mobilized to preserve the life and freedom of Evo,” he insisted.Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla likewise tweeted the ministry’s condemnation of the coup and expressed solidarity with Evo, leader and symbol of the demands for justice of the original peoples of Our America.

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Truth and justice triumph: 187 countries against the U.S. blockade of Cuba

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A total of 187 countries yesterday cast their votes in favor of Cuba in the United Nations General Assembly, rejecting the unjust economic, commercial, and financial blockade imposed by the United States, for almost 60 years, on an unwavering, dignified people, who do not bow down before domination. An ironic coincidence is that the Trump administration has adopted precisely 187 hostile measures to damage our economy and living conditions.