Doctors, Nurses, Technicians and other medical personnel gathered at the Inspiration Center for the first Cuba-Belize medical symposium. The event was put together to mark twenty- six years since Cuba started partnering with Belize for medical work. Since then the assistance extended to Belize has expanded to include scholarships and other forms of medical aid. Andrea Polanco was at today’s symposium and shares how medical institutions and people of Belize have benefited from this cooperation with Cuba.
Belize and the Republic of Cuba this week marked 26 years of a historic medical cooperation agreement between our two countries.
To commemorate the anniversary, the Embassy of Cuba in Belize held a medical symposium at the Inspiration Center at mile 1.5 on the George Price Highway.
At the symposium, the embassy showcased the various sectors of the medical field, where the countries have collaborated over the years, as well as presentations from members of the Cuban medical corps, who work all over the country.
Belize, March 21. 2017. Lissette Pérez, Cuba's Ambassador to Belize paid a courtesy call to the “The Reporter” newspapers main office located by the south off Belize City. Founded in 1967, “The Reporter” is considered the longest living in the written media of this sister nation that gained independence back in 1981.
Belize, January 23, 2017. Gregory Vernon, Acting Director of the National Institute for Culture and History (NICH), an entity that rules the cultural and historical research policy under the Ministry of Culture, Education, Sports and Youth presented last Friday the 20th a plaque of recognition to the Ambassador of Cuba in Belize Lissette Perez in gesture of gratitude of the solidarity and cooperation from our country to Belize in different fields.