After one year of work for most of the team, the members of the Cuban Henry Reeve Medical Brigade in Barbados, at the request of the Barbadian authorities, will extend their stay in this sister Caribbean island for six more months until the beginning of October.
Conversations took place with the Barbadian Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, the Honorable Dr. Jerome X. Walcott, JP, as well as with the Minister of Health and Wellness, the Honorable Lt. Col. Jeffrey Bostic MP.
The Honorable Jerome X. Walcott, JP., Minister of Foreign Affairs of Barbados, the Cuban Ambassador Sergio Jorge Pastrana and the honorable TteLt.. Col. Jeffrey Bostic, Minister of Health and Welfare of Barbados.
Today in the Presence of Dr. Kenneth George, the Chief Medical Officer of the Ministry of Health and Wellness, and the Barbadian Ambassador to CARICOM, His Excellency David Comissiong, as well as the Director of CARICOM of the Chancery, Dr. Sandra Gittens, the General Director of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Ms. Juliette Bynoe-Sutherland signed the third extension agreement with the Cuban Ambassador, Sergio Jorge Pastrana.
This will guarantee the presence of the Cuban Medical Henry Reeve Brigade in Barbados until October 7,.2021, working in the first line to combat COVID-19 in this sister Caribbean nation.