The Second Cuba-Belize Medical Symposium was held today in commemoration of the 27thanniversary of the Cuba Medical Brigade in Belize. Ambassador of Cuba to Belize, Lissette Perez and Minister of State in the Ministry of Health, Dr. Angel Campos spoke of the longstanding collaboration between both countries.
On Thursday at the Inspiration Center, healthcare professionals from across the public and private sectors participated in the second annual Cuba and Belize Medical Symposium. Both countries share a unique partnership where health and medicine are concerned. That interest continues to see Belizeans completing medical studies in Cuba, as well as the Cuban Medical Brigade sending its nurses and doctors to practice in Belize. Doctor Alexander Garçon described the purpose of the daylong conference.
Aaron Humes, Reporting
The participants in the National Solidarity Encounter, most of whom have benefited from Belize’s long friendship with the island nation, are calling on the Belizean people to assist where possible with the following resolutions, read out by Joshua Magana.
Joshua Magana, Teacher
Today the Image Factory in Belize City hosted the fifth National Solidarity Encounter between Belize and Cuba. The audience was made up of people young and old from across the country that wanted show their respect and support for Cuba. We stopped by this morning and found out that it was more than just a solidarity declaration, it was also an art show honouring Cuba.
Belize, April, 24. 2018. "Yours is an island state that has impacted positively on most continent of the globe. Long may this be so and long may the bonds of friendship that have bonded our two states live on”.
This is part of the congratulatory message sent by the Prime Minister of Belize, the Right Honorable Dean Barrow, to Comrade Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermúdez on the occasion of his recent election as President of the Councils of State and Ministers of our country.