Cuban VP Esteban Lazo Concludes Visit to Haiti
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- Health and Medicine
- Politics and Government
- 02 / 11 / 2010
In little more than one day, Lazo met with Haitian President Rene Preval and with Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive, passing on greetings from the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, from President Raul Castro and from the Cuban people to the people and government of Haiti.
The VP and also member of the Politburo of Cuba’s Communist Party met with members of the Cuban Medical Brigade working in Haiti and also met with graduates and students from the Cuba-based Latin American School of Medicine (LASM), including a group of US doctors who graduated in Cuba and who are also providing health services in Port-au-Prince and other neighboring localities.
Likewise, he exchanged with Cuban collaborators in Haiti in the fishing and education sectors, among others.
Lazo was able to see first hand all the damage caused by the earthquake and he visited health care facilities operated by Cuban specialists in Port-au-Prince and in nearby communities.