Importance of Cuban Medical Cooperation in Haiti Highlighted

HAVANA, Cuba, Mar 25
Florence Duperval Guillaume HaitiThe Haitian Minister for Public Health and Population, Florence Duperval, acknowledged the importance of Cuban medical cooperation to strengthen National Health System and expand primary health care to all of the country’s communities.
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Cuba’s Commitment to Sustainable Development Highlighted by the UNDP

Barbara Pesce-Monteiro.The attention given by Cuba to studies on climate change and the high scientific rigor and multidisciplinary nature of its results were highlighted by the representative of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to the island, Barbara Pesce-Monteiro.
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Cuba: Venue of the 1st World Forum on School Health

school health 1The Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) has selected Cuba to host the 1st World Congress of Health Promoting Schools, announced by Yanira Gómez, an official with the Education Ministry (MINED).
Gomez, head of the School Health Independent Department of the MINED, told the press that organizers decided to carry out the meeting for the first time on the island as an acknowledgement of the quality of the work of the Cuban State in the spreading of good living habits among new Continue reading

Cuba: Dedicate war resources to peace and the world will change

Ana Maria MariThe Vice-president of the Cuban Parliament, Ana Maria Mari, highlighted in Ecuador the role of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and regional integration towards the development of Good Living and the strengthening of sovereignty.
According to a report by the Prensa Latina news agency, during the 128th Assembly of the World Inter-parliamentary Union under way in Continue reading

Martin Luther King in Jamaica: Now is the time


“…time is neutral; it can be used either constructively or destructively …  I am absolutely convinced that the forces of ill-will  … have used time much more effectively than the forces of goodwill and it may be that we will have to repent in this generation not merely for the vitriolic words and the violent actions of the bad people who will bomb a church and murder the civil rights worker but for the appalling silence and indifference of the good people who sit around and say wait on time; somehow we must come to see that human progress never rolls in on the wheels of inevitability; it comes through the tireless effort and the persistent work of dedicated individuals …the time is always right to do right, now is the time …”

Chavez to be Honored at 18th World Youth Festival

WFDY logo 1From December 7 to 13, Quito Ecuador will host the 18th World Festival of Youth and Students, where the participants will pay homage to Venezuelan late President Hugo Chavez Frias.

The meeting will also be devoted to Ecuadorian national hero Eloy Alfaro and to Kwame Nkrumah founder and first President of Ghana, and leader of Pan-Africanism, a half-a century movement for the defence of Africa’s independence and unity.

hugo chavez 14This was one of the top agreements taken yesterday during the final session of the first international preparatory meeting for the Festival held in Pretoria, South Africa, with the participation of some one hundred delegates from 40 national and international youth and students organizations.

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