Cuba in Belize

Belize-Cuba Solidarity denounces Helms-Burton Title 3

Most Belizeans denounce the Blockade that the USA has imposed against Cuba. We know it is a target of fierce economic war for almost 60 years.

Recently the USA has doubled down on its BLOCKADE with the additional attack of their HELMS-BURTON law which is a LAW first passed in 1996. There is a specific section of the law called Title III, aimed at depriving Cuba of foreign investments, threatening current and potential partners.

On June 14th 2019 at the 6th meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs a clear declaration was adopted stating:

Belize-Cuba Solidarity denounces Helms-Burton Title 3

Most Belizeans denounce the Blockade that the USA has imposed against Cuba. We know it is a target of fierce economic war for almost 60 years.

Recently the USA has doubled down on its BLOCKADE with the additional attack of their HELMS-BURTON law which is a LAW first passed in 1996. There is a specific section of the law called Title III, aimed at depriving Cuba of foreign investments, threatening current and potential partners.

On June 14th 2019 at the 6th meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs a clear declaration was adopted stating:

Cuban Doctors, Embedded in Belizean Hearts and Culture

Cuban Doctors and nurses have become a permanent part of the Belizean medical landscape - and right that they should because they have been here for 28 years.

That's right, Cuba has been sending medical personnel to Belize since 1990. and, right now, there are 87 Cubans serving in the Belizean health sector.

And, this week in Havana, Cuba Health Minister Pablo Marin honored them at an event held at a celebrated art gallery and community center.  

NICH and Marti Institute in Cuba to Partner on Research

Belize and Cuba want to find out more about their historical connections. And to do this, they signed a Memorandum of Understanding today that will see intensive research, cross cultural exchange and other collaborations of similar interests through workshops and projects over a four-year period. NICH and the Cuban Embassy in Belize held a short ceremony to establish the institutional cooperation agreement. Andrea Polanco was at today’s signing and tells us more in the following story.

Andrea Polanco, Reporting

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