A documentary film about the medical assistance of Cuba and other Latin
American countries to Haiti that is a testimony of solidarity with that
Caribbean nation devastated by a quake last January was welcomed today
in Geneva with a standing ovation.
Cuba on Wednesday deplored the ideological manipulation, political
hypocrisy, and double standard of industrialized nations while
providing the international community with the right to live.
Monsignor Marcelo Sanchez Sorondo, Chancellor of the Pontifical Academy
of Sciences and Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, praised this
Monday Cuba's medical and educational aid to Latin America and the Caribbean nations.
Baracoa is the first village of Cuba. When Christopher Columbus
discovered this beautiful place on November 27th 1492 he said " this is
the most beautiful land human eyes have ever seen, for its good port,
delicious water and plenty of wood.<br />
Over 78 million doses of anti-polio vaccines have been administered in
Cuba since February 26, 1962, when the island began its immunization
campaign against polio, under the direction of the Public Health