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Without Borders: North Africa and the Middle East on the Cuban Collaborative Map (II)

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Among the priorities of this relationship are: culture, economy, health and environment. One of the institutions of greatest prominence in the balance of cooperation is the Kuwait Fund for Arab Development[2], from which the Caribbean island has been able to access soft loans with a payment range of up to 20 years and, in addition, 2 percent interest.

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Without Borders: Cuban Doctors in Latin America and the Caribbean in the Context of COVID-19 (I)

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The Latin American and Caribbean region continues to be the most unequal region in the world in terms of income distribution among its population, with an average Gini index of 0.465 in 2018. The SARS Cov-2 virus does not take into account the conditions social to infect a person. However, belonging to a social status does make you more vulnerable to acquiring it and developing the disease.

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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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Cuban medical collaboration: A source of life

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CUBA not only prides itself on having a rate of 8.5 doctors per thousand inhabitants, one of the best in the world, but also because “due to the values of solidarity and humanism that characterize us, from 1963 to the present, 407,000 health professionals have been present in 164 countries on all continents.

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Cuba and China do not forget their roots

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The First Deputy Minister of the Revolutionary Armed Forces, Army Corps General Álvaro López Miera, received on Tuesday morning the Director of the Political Work Department of the Central Military Commission of the Communist Party of China, Admiral Miao Hua, who began a working visit to Cuba, with the aim of exchanging experiences in the political-ideological and cultural fields.

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Lighting the path forward

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While imperialism chooses sabotage and chaos, Cuban professionals, collaborating in Venezuela’s electricity sector for the last nine years, opt for the light of development.

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Cuban collaboration: Principles and truths from Venezuela

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Everyone knows the reality in Venezuela. Assistance is based on medical ethics: No patient is asked about political affiliation or payment. Doctors are trained in the values ​​of the Revolution, which speak for themselves, no inoculation is needed.

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Díaz-Canel receives Vice President of South Africa

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During the encounter, both ratified the excellent state of bilateral relations between the two countries, highlighting the historic and fraternal ties which unite South Africa and Cuba. They also expressed mutual interest in strengthening and diversifying economic and trade relations and discussed a range of issues on the international agenda.

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Promoting bilateral trade

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Yesterday, October 22, the Vice President of South Africa, Cyril Ra­maphosa, stated that no other country has contributed more to Africa than Cuba, and highlighted the solid foundations on which relations between Havana and Pretoria have been constructed.

Ramaphosa who arrived on the island October 22, on an official visit to the country, inaugurated the Cuba-South Africa business forum.

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Laotian President arrives in Cuba

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The President of the People’s Republic of Laos, Choummaly Sayasoney, accompanied by a broad delegation, arrived in Cuba yesterday, October 1, on an official visit which will extend through the 4th. Also secretary general of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party, the President was received by Deputy Foreign Minister Rogelio Sierra at Havana’s José Martí International Airport.