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”

Report Reveals ‘The Military Truth Behind the Cuban Medical Missions in Mexico

14ymedio, Madrid, August 26, 2022 — The characteristics of the last Cuban medical brigade imported by Mexico, which began to arrive in the last week of July, offer no doubt about the spurious interests behind the facade of humanitarian collaboration with which they have been sold to public opinion. “They are all military” and “none … Continue reading “Report Reveals ‘The Military Truth Behind the Cuban Medical Missions in Mexico”

The United Nations is Asked to Ban the Financing of Cuba’s Medical Missions

14ymedio, Madrid, 24 August 2022 — On Tuesday, the Human Rights Foundation (HRF) published a new report denouncing Cuban medical missions as “Human Trafficking.” The document affirms that this “broadly praised” program is based “on the exploitation of health professionals and serves as an important tool of international propaganda and an important source of income … Continue reading “The United Nations is Asked to Ban the Financing of Cuba’s Medical Missions”

Italy to Hire 497 Cuban Doctors for 28 Million Euros a Year

14ymedio, Madrid, 18 August 2022 — A total of 497 Cuban doctors will be sent to Calabria beginning in September, as announced on Wednesday by president of that Italian region, Roberto Occhiuto, in a video broadcast on his Facebook page on Wednesday. Occhiuto explained the decision was necessary due to a personnel shortage that hospitals … Continue reading “Italy to Hire 497 Cuban Doctors for 28 Million Euros a Year”

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”

The Mexican Government Will Pay $2,000 a Month for Cuban Doctors

14ymedio, Ángel Salinas, Havana, 27 July 2022 — The 500 Cuban doctors who were hired by the Government of Mexico to provide services in marginal areas of the country will receive a salary similar to that of Mexican health workers. “They will receive between 41,784 ($2,042) and 35,237 pesos ($1,722) per month,” an employee of … Continue reading “The Mexican Government Will Pay $2,000 a Month for Cuban Doctors”

Report Reveals That Cuban Doctors in Mexico Were Limited to ‘Making Up Beds and Conducting Surveys’

14ymedio, Havana, June 10, 2022 — Cuban doctors sent to help  during the COVID-19 pandemic in Mexico City limited themselves to “preparing beds, taking vital signs, conducting surveys and passing sponges to patients to bathe,” revealed a report released by LatinusUS. The Mexican portal, led by journalist Carlos Loret de Mola, had access to 1,000 reports … Continue reading “Report Reveals That Cuban Doctors in Mexico Were Limited to ‘Making Up Beds and Conducting Surveys’”

Cuban Doctors Arrive in Mexico Without Waiting for a Court’s Decision on Their Hiring

14ymedio, Madrid, 1 June 2022 — Health workers from Cuba arrived in Mexico on May 31, a few hours before a judge in Puebla was to decide if Mexico could hire 500 Cuban doctors under the conditions agreed upon by the governments of both countries. “They have already arrived and are in Mexico in three … Continue reading “Cuban Doctors Arrive in Mexico Without Waiting for a Court’s Decision on Their Hiring”

US Court Validates Cuban Doctors’ Lawsuit Against PAHO for Slavery

14ymedio, Madrid, 30 March 2022 — A US appeals court has rejected the appeal of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) which tried to paralyze the lawsuit filed by several Cuban doctors against them for facilitating the “human trafficking network” and “slavery” that, they argued, hid the Mais Médicos [More Doctors] program in Brazil. The … Continue reading “US Court Validates Cuban Doctors’ Lawsuit Against PAHO for Slavery”

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”

78 Cuban Doctors Brought Home From Haiti After the Kidnapping of a Doctor

14ymedio, Havana, 20 January 2022 — One of the criminal groups that control Port-au-Prince, the Haitian capital, kidnapped Cuban doctor Daymara Helen Pérez Alabedra on January 13, according to a note published in Vant Bef Info  this Tuesday. “The kidnappers are demanding $100,000 in exchange for her release,” said Fred Jasmin, director of the Notre Dame … Continue reading “78 Cuban Doctors Brought Home From Haiti After the Kidnapping of a Doctor”

A Mexican Senator Denounces Payment of 13 Million Dollars to Cuba for ‘False Doctors’

14ymedio, Havana, 20 September 2021 — The coordinator in the Mexican Senate of the opposition National Action Party (PAN), Julen Rementería, denounced this Monday that the highest authorities of Mexico and Cuba “orchestrated a fraud” of 255,873,177 million pesos (about 12,692,940 million dollars ) to the detriment of the Mexican Health budget by hiring 585 … Continue reading “A Mexican Senator Denounces Payment of 13 Million Dollars to Cuba for ‘False Doctors’”

With its National Health System Collapsed, Cuba Continues to Export Medical Brigades

14ymedio, Havana, 26 August 2021 — Cuba’s national health system has collapsed throughout the country, but the Cuban government is committed to continuing to send doctors abroad. In the last hours, 23 health workers joined the brigades working in Haiti and Ghana. The Ministry of Public Health announced this Wednesday that “11 collaborators” from the island, members … Continue reading “With its National Health System Collapsed, Cuba Continues to Export Medical Brigades”

Cuba’s ‘Healthcare Collapse is Not the Doctors’ Fault’, Professionals Respond to Marrero

14ymedio, Havana, 15 August 2021 — More than twenty doctors have responded to Prime Minister Manuel Marrero who pointed to “abuse and neglect” as the main causes of patient complaints in Cuba. In a video released this Saturday, health workers have also denounced the poor working conditions and “the mistreatment of the leadership” that they … Continue reading “Cuba’s ‘Healthcare Collapse is Not the Doctors’ Fault’, Professionals Respond to Marrero”