Kingston, Jamaica, 25 April, 2020. Former Prime Minister of Jamaica Percival James (PJ) Patterson acknowledged Cuba's international assistance in tackling the SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19 pandemic around the world, in a statement issued this Wednesday by the PJ Patterson Centre for Africa-Caribbean Policy Advocacy, in the University of the West Indies (UWI). As the text entitled "International solution to the COVID pandemic" reads:
By: Yodeni Masó Águila (Prensa Latina), in collaboration with EmbaCuba Jamaica
Kingston, Jamaica, 21 April 2020. The Jamaica Patriotic Movement (JPM) today thanked Cuba for its selfless help in sending a medical brigade to its nation to help fight the Covid-19 pandemic.
Mr. Carlos Daley, President of the JPM, expressed his gratitude to Prensa Latina on behalf of the Jamaican people for the humanism of the Cuban government in its tireless effort to contribute to the well-being of those who need medical care.
Article of the Chairman of Jamaica Left Alliance for National Democracy and Socialism (LANDS) on the COVID-19 and the Weakness of Capitalism (excerpts)
The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, again exposes the weaknesses of Capitalism and liberal ideology. The countries which have shown the best response to this crisis are countries where the government is heavily involved in the response through provision of public healthcare, planned distribution of food to lessen the need for people to leave their homes, and responsible policies on social behaviour like quarantines, social distancing, and extra time off from work.
Letter from the leadership of the People's National Party Youth Organization (PNPYO) to the Embassy of Cuba in Jamaica in solidarity with the struggle of the Cuban people against COVID-19
On behalf of the members of the People's National Party Youth Organization (PNPYO) and the people of Jamaica, we offer our deepest sympathies to you and the resilient people of Cuba as you fight this global outbreak of the COVID-19 virus.
Statement of the Jamaica Cuba Friendship Association, saluting Cuba’s assistance in the struggle against the COVID-19 pandemic
The Jamaica Cuba Friendship Association joins with our other sister solidarity organisations, in expressing our deep and heart-felt gratitude, to the government and people of Cuba for their continued assistance to our country in times of need, with the struggle against the current COVID-19 being another such occasion.