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More than doctors, a family

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December 3, 2016, general practitioner Dr. Rosa María Salazar Gutiérrez left for Brazil as part of the Mais Médicos (More Doctors) program. She had undertaken three previous missions in Honduras, Venezuela and Guatemala. In total, she had 11 years of internationalist experience and a professional career spanning 32 years.

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The return of Cuban doctors from Brazil to begin shortly

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The return of Cuban health professionals working in Brazil will begin shortly and should conclude by mid-December, according to authorities at the Ministry of Public Health (Minsap) who, in collaboration with the Ministry of Transportation, are ensuring the arrival of all their belongings and transportation from Havana to their homes across the island.

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Declaration of Ministry of Republic Health of Cuba

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The Ministry of Public Health of the Republic of Cuba, committed to the solidarity and humanistic principles that have guided Cuba’s medical cooperation for 55 years, has been participating in the Program More Doctors for Brazil since its inception in August 2013.

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Challenges facing the Latin American left

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Forces on the left are mobilizing in Latin America and the Caribbean to confront the right wing offensive which, encouraged and financed by the United States, is underway in the region, with the use of strategies meant to foment political destabilization and discredit progressive governments in power and former elected leaders.

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Beyond the restitution of Lula’s rights as a former President

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The Regional Federal Court of the 3rd Region (TRF3) ruled on May 29 that Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s rights as a former President were to be restituted, overturning a May 17 decision to revoke them. The most recent ruling was made by Judge André Nabarrete Neto, who indicated in his statement that former Brazilian heads of state are awarded “rights and prerogatives (not benefits) in consonance with the assumption of the Republic’s highest office, and have no legal limitations.”

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Anti-imperialist march in Lima

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Trade unionists, indigenous peoples, farmers, popular movements, and delegations to the Summit of the Peoples in Lima gathered yesterday in the city’s Plaza de Marte, to denounce U.S. intervention in the region.

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Growing Solidarity with Lula Reaches the People’s Summit

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Social and political organizations of the continent called today for new mobilizations to demand the release of former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva, who received numerous demonstrations of support at the People”s Summit.

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Minrex: Cuba expresses solidarity and support for Lula

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Declaration from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ director general for Latin America, Eugenio Martínez Enríquez. The Federal Republic of Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court rejected the habeas corpus appeal presented by the defense team of the country’s former President and leader of the Workers Party, Luiz Inacio Lula Da Silva.

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Brazil: In the aftermath of a coup

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A year after what various sectors of society referred to as the “Day of Infamy”, Brazil is suffering the dire consequences of the parliamentary-judicial coup perpetrated against constitutional President Dilma Rousseff.

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Thousands Protest Brazil’s Temer on Independence Day

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Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets Wednesday, September 7 in over a dozen Brazilian cities for a national day of action dubbed the “Cry of the Excluded” to protest the country’s unelected government as President Michel Temer made his first public appearance one week after taking office.