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PM Says Region Will Pushback Against US Bill Targeting Cuban Healthcare WorkersJune

PM Says Region Will Pushback Against US Bill Targeting Cuban Healthcare WorkersJune 22, 2020

Prime Minister Gaston Browne says Antigua & Barbuda will lobby and pushback against a proposed US bill targeting Cuban healthcare workers.

He notes that the recent bill introduced by Republican Senator Rick Scott which classifies Cuba’s humanitarian assistance as “human trafficking” seeks to extend punitive measures against countries accepting this medical assistance.

“They will be literally punishing countries who utilize Cuba nurses and doctors,” he said

OECS Rejects Proposed US Law Calling Cuba Medical Brigade Human trafficking

OECS Rejects Proposed US Law Calling Cuba Medical Brigade Human trafficking

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) expressed its deep appreciation to the Republic of Cuba for the medical support provided to six (6) member countries of the Organisation to assist with efforts to combat the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the OECS and wider Caribbean region.

PM Says Region Will Pushback  Against US Bill Targeting Cuban Healthcare Workers

PM Says Region Will Pushback  Against US Bill Targeting Cuban Healthcare Workers

PM Says Region Will Pushback  Against US Bill Targeting Cuban Healthcare Workers

June 22, 2020

Prime Minister Gaston Browne says Antigua & Barbuda will lobby and pushback against a proposed US bill targeting Cuban healthcare workers.

He notes that the recent bill introduced by Republican Senator Rick Scott which classifies Cuba’s humanitarian assistance as “human trafficking” seeks to extend punitive measures against countries accepting this medical assistance.

Caribbean among countries unfairly targeted by US Senators over Cuba

Caribbean among countries unfairly targeted by US Senators over Cuba

June 18, 2020

Sir Ronald Sanders is Ambassador of Antigua and Barbuda to the United States and the Organisation of American States. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies at the University of London and at Massey College in the University of Toronto.

By Sir Ronald Sanders

Cuban FM denounces United States' lies about medical missions

Cuban FM denounces United States' lies about medical missions

Havana, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez denounced on Wednesday that the United States repeats 'despicable lies against international medical cooperation programs' of the island.

On his Twitter account, the foreign minister said that the U.S. Department of State is intensifying the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on Cuba, and insists on slandering the solidarity aid that it provides to several countries.

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