Cuba in Barbados

Services in Barbados of the Cuban Medical Brigade ¨Henry Reeve¨ to help face the COVID-19 pandemic will be extended for six more months, until October 2021.

The nurses of the Henry Reeve Cuban Medical Brigade in Barbados.
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 Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez and the Prime Minister of Barbados, the Honorable Mia Mottley, hold a telephone conversation

Encuentro personal previo.

According to what was published on his Twitter channel, in the afternoon of Friday, February 5, 2021, President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez and the Prime Minister of Barbados, the Honorable Mía Amor Mottley, held a telephone conversation where they agreed to increase economic, commercial and cooperation ties and relations between both countries. This conversation consolidates the close relations of friendship and cooperation of many years between Barbados and Cuba.

The second group of the contingent of Cuban doctors and nurses from the ¨Henry Reeve¨ Brigade declares their commitment at the Monument to the Victims of the terrorist bombing of the Cubana 455 flight in Barbados.

On the morning of February 1, at the end of their quarantine period and after knowing the result of the second negative RT-PCR test, the contingent of fifteen Cuban doctors and laboratory specialists who had been requested from the Government of Cuba by the Government of Barbados, visited the Monument to the Victims of Crime of Barbados to make a commitment to his internationalist work in this sister island nation of the Caribbean.

On behalf of the medics, Dr. Alberto Rodríguez Gallardo, specialist in anesthesiology, read the following text: