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#4873: Cuba/Haiti new book (fwd)




From: Nancy Mikelsons <Nancy.Mikelsons@pobox.com>

>From: "Compa˝ero" <companyero@mindspring.com>
>
>
>
> *"HAITI: A DREAM OF LIFE" -- CUBAN DOCTORS IN HAITI
>
>Havana, August 10 (RHC)-A new book entitled "Haiti: A
>Dream of
>Life",
>by Cuban journalist Alberto Nunez Betancourt, has been called
>a
>valuable testimony of South-South Cooperation.
>
>The book, which was launched on Wednesday in Havana,
>includes not
>only the experiences of Cuban doctors who are offering their
>medical
>services free of charge in Haiti, but it also portrays the what life
>is like for the Haitian young people who are studying medicine
>on
>scholarships in the eastern Cuban province of Santiago.
>
>The Cultural Attach╚ of the Haitian embassy in Cuba, Michel
>Casimir,
>noted that the work of Cuban journalist Nunez Betancourt goes
>beyond
>providing the reader with a picture of Cuba's medical
>cooperation,
>it
>also promotes mutual understanding between two nations that
>have
>historical and geographic ties he said.
>
>There are currently over 400 Cuban doctors offering medical
>services
>in Haiti as part of an internationalist contingent of some 1,750
>Cuban doctors working in Latin America, Africa and Asia.

Nancy Mikelsons          Nancy.Mikelsons@POBOX.COM