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Caribbean Medical Association Congress Announced in Havana

"Health: the Main Human Right" is the slogan of the 15th International Congress of the Caribbean Medical Association (AMECA), to be held in Havana on April 28-30, 2010. Read More

Cuba's Aid to Haiti Ignored by the US Media?

Among the many donor nations helping Haiti, Cuba and its medical teams have played a major role in treating earthquake victims. Read More

Cuba-Trained Doctors in Haiti

The second international group of physicians trained at the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM) in Cuba are putting Sunday the final touches in their camp at the Haitian locality of Leoganne, to start assisting people on February 15. Read More

Cuban Psychologists Working with Traumatized Haitian Children

Reports from the Haitian town Croix des Bouquets, outside Port au Prince, highlight the work being done by Cuban health professionals in an area where lots of children need support because of their traumatic experience of the earthquake that ruined their young lives last January 12th. Read More

Haitian, Dominican Teams to Talk Reconstruction

Prime Minister of Haiti Jean Max Bellerive is expected arrived in Santo Domingo this Saturday, leading a technical delegation that will examine with Dominican peers a strategy to reconstruct the devastated Caribbean country.<br /> Read More

Caribbean and Latin-American Nations to create an entity without the US

The Summit of the Caribbean and Latin-American Unity will be held on Feb 22-23; in Cancun, Mexico, where the American nations will lay the foundations to create an organization that integrates all of the region’s 33 countries but Canada and the United States.<br /> Read More

ELAM Doctors Leave for Haiti

A new contingent grouping doctors graduated from the Latin American School of Medicine in Cuba (ELAM) left for Haiti very early Thursday, to support tasks there by Cuban specialists. Read More

Regional Body to Coordinate Disaster Relief

Colombian president Alvaro Uribe, proposed in the summit of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) on Tuesday the possible creation of a regional body to coordinate and assist the prevention of risks and disasters.<br /> Read More

Cuban VP Esteban Lazo Concludes Visit to Haiti

Cuban Vice President Esteban Lazo concluded on Tuesday a visit to Haiti, after the devastating earthquake that hit Port-au-Prince last January. Read More

UNICEF Executive Director Wraps Up Visit to Haiti

UNICEF Executive Director Ann Veneman has wrapped up a visit Haiti and the Dominican Republic. She visited younger quake survivors, many of whom have been seriously injured, traumatized or lost limbs, both in Haiti itself and in hospitals and care centers in the neighboring Dominican Republic. Read More

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