| 11/06/2018 |

There are 95 Cuba solidarity associations working to strengthen ties of friendship with the island, across 45 countries in Africa and the Middle East, according to José Prieto Cintado, vice president of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP), speaking with Granma International about the work undertaken by these groups last year.
In particular, Prieto, with a degree in International Political Relations, highlighted the Fifth Cuba-Africa Friendship and Solidarity Encounter, held June 5-7, 2017, in the city of Windhoek, Namibia.

| 06/07/2015 |

Caracas.— A medical brigade of 120 Cuban collaborators will provide medical assistance to the population affected by floods in Guasdualito, capital of José Antonio Páez municipality, in the state of Apure.

The detachment formed of primarily specialists, comprehensive family medicine doctors, nurses and a complete surgical team, was presented with the Cuban flag by senior officials of the island’s medical mission in Venezuela, and since July 5 has been making its ways to affected region.

| 08/07/2015 |

When the gratitude is infinite, fatigue can not break the will of the men and women who daily restore sight to tired eyes.

CARACAS, Venezuela— At first glance, it does not seem reasonable that the faces of almost all the patients entering this operating theater, with its knives, syringes and smells, are full of joy. And what’s more they leave even happier, sometimes crying with delight.

| 14/11/2014 |
Cuba’s unprecedented response to Ebola has shaken the international community to its core, prompting speculation on whether such actions will open the door for diplomacy. The island nation has dispatched more health-care professionals to West Africa than any other country. Following Cuba, the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan, India and China announced their own efforts to stem the epidemic.
| 05/11/2014 |
It's the only country besides the U.S. to send substantial human resources to West Africa. Health workers transport the body of a person suspected to have died of the Ebola virus in Port Loko Community, situated on the outskirts of Freetown, Sierra Leoneon Oct. 21, 2014.
| 04/11/2014 |
Cuban healthcare workers have played a leading role on the African continent for decades. The revolutionary government views its work in the fight against the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) as a manifestation of internationalism and solidarity with Africa.
| 04/11/2014 |
Even in this age of international coalitions, the one arrayed against the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is impressive. In September, more than a hundred and thirty nations voted in favor of a United Nations Security Council resolution declaring the virus, which is rampant in Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone, a threat to international security and creating the U.N. Mission for Ebola Emergency Response, or UNMEER, devoted to fighting the virus. The mission was put under the control of Anthony Banbury, a veteran U.N. troubleshooter, who hoped to tackle the job without the red tape that often bogs down U.N. missions. Within a week, Banbury had assembled a team of international experts, selected from thousands volunteers from the U.N.’s myriad agencies, and headed off to kick-start operations at his new field headquarters, in Accra, Ghana.
| 24/10/2014 |
Civil society organizations in Nigeria together with the Nigerian Labour Congress Thursday, commended the Cuban government for its prompt reaction to the Ebola scourge in the West African sub region.
| 19/10/2014 |
Cuba is an impoverished island that remains largely cut off from the world and lies about 4,500 miles from the West African nations where Ebola is spreading at an alarming rate. Yet, having pledged to deploy hundreds of medical professionals to the front lines of the pandemic, Cuba stands to play the most robust role among the nations seeking to contain the virus.
| 28/08/2013 |
President Dilma Rousseff accuses Brazilians of 'immense prejudice' after chants of 'slave' greet Havana arrivals.