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Cuban Doctors

Preventing Infant Deaths: What Can We Learn From Cuba?

Mary Anne Mercer | Posted 03.09.2015 | World
Mary Anne Mercer

On a recent trip to Cuba I determined to find out how that country manages to have an infant mortality rate well below that of the U.S., with dramatically fewer resources than we have.

Cuban Doctor Diagnosed With Ebola

AP | MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN | Posted 11.19.2014 | Latino Voices

HAVANA (AP) — A member of the 165-member medical team Cuba sent to fight Ebola in Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with the disease, according to sta...

It's Time to Talk About Cuba, Part 3

Kate Oberdorfer | Posted 12.09.2014 | Politics
Kate Oberdorfer

The ever chivalrous Cuban opened the van's creaking door for me, and I climbed into the backseat. Within minutes, I was on my way to a Cuban medical center in a vehicle that needed a hospice of its own.

Summit of the Americas -- Flashback and Fast Forward

Sarah Stephens | Posted 06.17.2012 | World
Sarah Stephens

With President Obama attending the 2012 Summit of the Americas, we have to ask this: Who benefits from his decision to continue a Bush-era policy of coaxing Cuban doctors to leave their medical missions and defect to the United States?

Cuba and International Solidarity

Dan Kovalik | Posted 05.08.2012 | World
Dan Kovalik

Every day we see what Cuba is doing for the poor of the Western Hemisphere, and with very little resources.

Haitians Die As International Relief Organizations Can't Deliver

Vivien Lesnik Weisman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Vivien Lesnik Weisman

Missing from Anderson Cooper's excellent coverage of Haiti and Sanjay Gupta's expert medical assessment, is any mention of the 350-400 Cuban doctors administering free medical care in the country.

To Increase Help for Haiti, Obama Should Let U.S-Cuba Cooperation Take Flight

Sarah Stephens | Posted 01.15.2010 | World
Sarah Stephens

We can help Haitians by enlisting with the Cubans in a joint effort to speed and magnify aid our efforts.

Is President Obama Serious About a New Relationship with the Americas?

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sarah van Gelder

Will Obama rebuild our relationship with the south on a foundation of respect for democracy? Or will it be more of the same superpower policies cloaked in collaborative and intelligent rhetoric?