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Efforts to secure the release of abducted Cuban doctors continue

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Patients of Assel Herrera and Landy Rodríguez in Kenya, upon hearing the news of the abduction, have expressed their concern and prayers in gestures of gratitude to these two doctors who came to the region despite very challenging material conditions.

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Díaz-Canel: Cuba is making every effort to secure the safe return of Assel and Landy

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“Cuba is working tirelessly for the safe return of Assel (Herrera) and Landy (Rodríguez), our doctors abducted in Kenya,” stated Miguel Díaz-Canel, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, on his Twitter account, adding, “We share the certainty, with them and their loved ones, that their humanitarian mission will be respected and recognized. We believe in the power of solidarity.”

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Ministry of Public Health Communiqué

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Channels of communication were immediately established with authorities in Kenya to address the situation surrounding the kidnapping of two Cuban collaborators in that country, and family members here are being kept informed

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Cuba launches medical collaboration with Kenya

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Some 101 Cuban doctors arrived in Nairobi, Kenya on the morning of June 8, to begin offering medical services in the country. The historic initiative comes after Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, made an official visit to the island in March, 2018. The “army of white coats” features doctors specializing in various fields who will be supporting the work of Kenya’s healthcare institutions throughout the country.

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Raúl receives President of Kenya

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Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, yesterday March 15, received his Excellency Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, who is making an official visit to the country.

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Havana is home to the most African embassies in Latin America

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Despite the geographical distance and economic limitations, regionally Cuba is home to the most African embassies, a continent with which it shares many historic and cultural ties. With the opening of the Kenyan Embassy in the Cuban capital, set to take place this Friday March 16, there will now be 22 nations from Sub-Saharan Africa with diplomatic missions in the country.

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Cuba, Kenya Seek to Strengthen Relations By Opening Embassy

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With the opening of Kenya”s embassy in Cuba this week the two countries seek to strengthen their political and cooperation relations, agreed sources from the two nations. The inauguration of the diplomatic headquarters in this capital will be held next Friday, in the context of the official visit to the island of the Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta, scheduled from Wednesday to Saturday.

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Kenyan President Will Visit Cuba

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Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, will reportedly visit this week Cuba to inaugurate the Embassy of the African country and talk with authorities. According to the program of the official visit, the President, aged 56, will arrive in this capital on Wednesday and will leave it on Saturday after fulfilling a broad agenda.

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Cuba and Kenya sign medical cooperation agreement

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Cuban health authorities announced May 24, the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the island and Kenya, which seeks to establish medical cooperation in the African nation by the end of this year.