Kingston, Jamaica, 12 April 2021. Former Prime Minister of Jamaica Percival James Patterson reiterated his appreciation to Cuba for the advances that the Greatest Island in the Antilles has made in the research and development of COVID 19vaccine candidates.
In a message sent to the Cuban Ambassador in Jamaica, the prominent Jamaican leader expressed: "Allow me to extend my warmest congratulations to Cuba for its magnificent and spectacular progress in the development of Covid 19 vaccines despite the tremendous difficulties faced by the country. "
The Turks and Caicos Islands, 9 April 2021. The Vice Premier and Minister of Health, Agriculture, Sports and Human Services of the Turks and Caicos Islands, Mr. Erwin Jay Sanders, visited the Interhealth Canada Hospital this morning and met with Cuban doctors and nurses who provide services in that institution.
The minister reiterated the gratitude of the Turks and Caicos islanders and the Government for Cuban professionals’ important contribution to the public health system of this British overseas territory.
Kingston, Jamaica, 31 March 2021. In an article entitled “A case for Cuban vaccines against COVID-19,” the Jamaican newspaper The Gleaner discussed in today’s edition the advances that Cuba has made in the vaccine research and development.
"This is a truly commendable achievement for Cuba, a small state that, among many, has four vaccines registered by the World Health Organization (WHO) in various stages of development," stated the Jamaican newspaper.