Despite the Controversy, Mexico will Contract for 500 Cuban Doctors and Buy Vaccines Without WHO Endorsement

14ymedio, Havana, 9 May 2022 — The Government of Mexico announced this Monday the contracting of more than 500 Cuban doctors and the acquisition of covid-19 vaccines targeted to children two years of age and older. According to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador in his daily press conference, these actions are part of the health … Continue reading “Despite the Controversy, Mexico will Contract for 500 Cuban Doctors and Buy Vaccines Without WHO Endorsement”

Mexico Paid Cuba 1.5 Million Dollars for its Medical Students to Study in Cuba

14ymedio, Havana, 27 February 2022 — Mexico gave 34,000,000 Mexican pesos (1,501,766 dollars) to Cuba, according to a report released by Latinus. The money was transferred in 2021 through the National Council for Science and Technology (Conacyt) to Comercializadora de Servicios Médicos Cubanos, SA, “a company of the Government of Havana accused internationally of human trafficking and forced labor.” … Continue reading “Mexico Paid Cuba 1.5 Million Dollars for its Medical Students to Study in Cuba”

Some 40 Mexican Doctors Who Don’t Want to Go to Cuba Request Protection Under a Writ of Amparo

14ymedio, Lorey Saman, Mexico, February 18, 2021 — Around 40 Mexican doctors have come together to file amparo lawsuits for protection from being forced to study their specialty in Cuba by the Government of Andrés Manuel López Obrador. The writ of amparo—a legal instrument that exists in Mexico to protect citizens from possible arbitrariness by … Continue reading “Some 40 Mexican Doctors Who Don’t Want to Go to Cuba Request Protection Under a Writ of Amparo”

Mexican Doctors Rebel Against Being Required to Study in Cuba

14ymedio, Lorey Saman, Mexico, 9 February 2021 — A score of doctors demonstrated Monday in Mexico City’s Zocalo plaza in protest against Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s government requiring them to study their specialty in Cuba. “They say that the infrastructure there is greater than what we have in Mexico, but here we have more hospitals … Continue reading “Mexican Doctors Rebel Against Being Required to Study in Cuba”