Mexico Fills Positions for National Doctors With Cuban Specialists

14ymedio, Ángel Salinas, Mexico, 7 June 2024 — Cuban specialists are filling positions in Tamaulipas rejected by Mexican doctors because the work clinics are “far from the state capital,” said Marggid Rodríguez Avendaño, coordinator of the IMSS State Welfare. As the director of the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS), Zoé Robledo, said last April, … Continue reading “Mexico Fills Positions for National Doctors With Cuban Specialists”

Mexico Fails To Fulfill Its Promise To Send Cuban Doctors to the State of San Luis Potosí

In the state, a shortage of specialists and a shortage of medicines prevail, an opponent denounces. 14ymedio, Mexico City, 21 May 2024 — More than two years after Mexico formalized its hiring of Cuban doctors, none of the 929 specialists who have arrived in the country have been sent to San Luis Potosí. Thus, “the … Continue reading “Mexico Fails To Fulfill Its Promise To Send Cuban Doctors to the State of San Luis Potosí”

Mexico Finances the Cuban Dictatorship by Paying So-Called Doctors Inflated Salaries

The leader of the conservative opposition details his accusations against López Obrador´s Government. 14ymedio, Mexico, May 19, 2024 — The Government of Mexico is secretly financing the Cuban regime through the importing of doctors since the COVID-19 pandemic, according the leader of the National Action Party (PAN in Spanish) in the Senate, Julen Rementería, speaking … Continue reading “Mexico Finances the Cuban Dictatorship by Paying So-Called Doctors Inflated Salaries”

Mexico Accelerates Its Import of Cuban Doctors To Reach the ‘Goal’ of 1,200

The director of the Mexican Social Security Institute announces the arrival of another 123 health workers after a meeting in Havana with Miguel Díaz-Canel The opposition candidate Xóchitl Gálvez accuses the Government of “financing a dictatorship” 14ymedio/EFE, Mexico City, 13 May 2024 — “Strengthen health cooperation between both countries.” With those words, Mexico defined in … Continue reading “Mexico Accelerates Its Import of Cuban Doctors To Reach the ‘Goal’ of 1,200”

Opposition Candidate Xochitl Galvez Promises Not to Hire Cuban Doctors if She Wins the Presidency of Mexico

The opposition candidate accused the Cuban regime of keeping the profits of the health workers sent to Mexico 14ymedio, Adyr Corral, Mexico, 6 May 2024 — The main candidate of the opposition for the presidency of Mexico, Xóchitl Gálvez, said that if she wins, she will not hire more Cuban doctors, as the Government of … Continue reading “Opposition Candidate Xochitl Galvez Promises Not to Hire Cuban Doctors if She Wins the Presidency of Mexico”

Mexico Fires Hundreds of Its Own Doctors As It Prepares To Receive More Cuban Doctors

14ymedio, Ángel Salinas, Mexico, 2 April 2024 — Mexican doctors belonging to the Institute of Health and Welfare (Insabi) denounce the numerous dismissals of national staff, while the Government of Andrés Manuel López Obrador prepares to receive another group of Cuban specialists. They will join their 806 compatriots, with the intention of establishing a base … Continue reading “Mexico Fires Hundreds of Its Own Doctors As It Prepares To Receive More Cuban Doctors”

Mexico Shields the Information About the 1,200 Cuban Doctors Hired and the Abdala Vaccine

14ymedio, Ángel Salinas, Mexico, 29 May 2023 — Under the argument of “reserved file,” the Government of Mexico shielded the information on public spending that will be allocated to the hiring of more than 1,200 Cuban doctors to be sent to remote areas and the disbursement for the purchase of 9,000,000 doses of the Abdala … Continue reading “Mexico Shields the Information About the 1,200 Cuban Doctors Hired and the Abdala Vaccine”

Cuban Doctors Announce a Gallbladder Surgery in a Hospital in Mexico Where Nurses Are Lacking

14ymedio, Ángel Salinas, Mexico, 23 May 2023 — The Government of Mexico updated the number of Cuban specialists who are working in hospitals. According to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, there are 700 health workers who “provide their services for the benefit of the Mexican people,” but he did not offer details about the remote … Continue reading “Cuban Doctors Announce a Gallbladder Surgery in a Hospital in Mexico Where Nurses Are Lacking”

About Twenty Cuban Doctors in Mexico, Rejected for Lacking Professional Credentials

14ymedio, Ángel Salinas, Mexico, 11 April 2023 — The Cuban specialists who arrived last January in the Mexican state of Morelos and proclaimed their experience in Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, Guatemala and Pakistan, “are not in position” because they lack a professional identification card. According to the president of the Federated Colleges of Medicine A.C., María … Continue reading “About Twenty Cuban Doctors in Mexico, Rejected for Lacking Professional Credentials”

Mexico Doubles the Hiring of Cuban Doctors With 600 More

14ymedio, Havana, 14 March 2023 — Mexico extended its health agreement with Cuba and will hire another 600 specialists from the Island. As announced on Tuesday by the director of the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS), Zoé Robledo, the agreement was finalized with the Cuban Medical Services Marketer, responsible for selecting the health group and … Continue reading “Mexico Doubles the Hiring of Cuban Doctors With 600 More”

Mexico, Italy and Qatar are Accused of Participating in the Enslaving of Cuban Doctors

14ymedio, Havana, 13 December 2022 — On Tuesday, the Madrid-based organization, Prisoners Defenders (PD) launched a harsh critique toward the governments of Mexico, Italy and Qatar for contracting Cuban professionals in “conditions of slavery.” The temporary migration program for health professionals to “friendly nations” is nothing more than the main source of hard currency for … Continue reading “Mexico, Italy and Qatar are Accused of Participating in the Enslaving of Cuban Doctors”

Mexico Opens 749 New Positions with High Salaries for Doctors and More Than a Hundred are Cubans

14ymedio, Havana, 22 October 2022 — The Government of Andrés Manuel López Obrador will pay more than $2,600 a month for each of the 749 foreign doctors he invited on October 11 to fill positions in remote areas of Mexico. The amount almost doubles the $1,400 that national physicians currently receive, according to data from … Continue reading “Mexico Opens 749 New Positions with High Salaries for Doctors and More Than a Hundred are Cubans”

At Least 20 of the 277 Cuban Doctors in Mexico Don’t Have a Defined Specialty

14ymedio, Havana, 13 September 2022 — The Mexican Government published on Tuesday a list of the specialties into which the 277 Cuban doctors are divided from the more than 600 that it intends to import to fill places in remote areas of the country. Of these, 20 don’t appear with a specialty, but with the … Continue reading “At Least 20 of the 277 Cuban Doctors in Mexico Don’t Have a Defined Specialty”

Cuban Doctors in Mexico Are a Cover for Political and Military Tasks

14ymedio, Havana, August 25, 2022 — The president of the Prisoners Defenders Association, Javier Larrondo, said this Thursday during a conference, that “there are State Security agents” among the 641 Cuban doctors hired by Mexico. The conference, entitled “The military truth behind Cuban medical missions in Mexico,” was attended by several members of Mexican civil … Continue reading “Cuban Doctors in Mexico Are a Cover for Political and Military Tasks”

The 54 Cuban Doctors in Nayarit, Mexico, Still Can’t See Patients

14ymedio, Ángel Salinas, Mexico, 29 June 2022 — Almost a week after the arrival of 54 Cuban doctors in the state of Nayarit, they are not yet allowed to see patients in the territory. A source from the local health sector confirmed to 14ymedio that they must undergo “study evaluations” before providing services in the … Continue reading “The 54 Cuban Doctors in Nayarit, Mexico, Still Can’t See Patients”