Cuba in South Africa

Today marks the 92nd anniversary of the birth of Ernesto "Che" Guevara

Pretoria, June 14, 2020.- Today marks the 92nd anniversary of the birth of Ernesto "Che" Guevara, one of the greatest internationalist revolutionaries humanity has ever had. In the midst of the current world health crisis, we remember him especially in his condition as a doctor and for his dedication in favor of the most humble people.
We share some of his ideas about medicine:

Cuba and Lesotho celebrate 41 Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations

Pretoria, June 14, 2020.- We celebrate the 41st anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the Kingdom of Lesotho. Since the formalization of our ties in 1979, relationships have permanently strengthened on the basis of friendship and cooperation. We proudly highlight the almost two decades of bilateral cooperation in the field of health and medical services, which started in 2002. In that African nation is currently deployed a Cuban medical brigade which has wide recognition from the authorities and the Kingdom population.

South African Union supports presence of Cuban doctors in the country

Pretoria, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) The National Union of Education, Health and Related Workers of South Africa (Nehawu) today expressed its support for the presence and work of the Cuban medical brigade Henry Reeve in the country.

We have the strongest opinion that the deployment of Cuban doctors in the fight against Covid-19 was necessary, because they bring skills and experiences that we do not have in the country, the group maintains in a statement.

President of South Africa exchanges with Cuban doctors

Pretoria, June 8, 2020.- On the occasion of the inauguration of the Hospital of Hope, a temporary health facility built in the South African province of Western Cape, a representation of the Cuban Medical Brigade deployed in that province to assist with COVID-19, exchanged with the President of the nation Cyril Ramaphosa.

The South African President thanked Cuban health professionals for coming to the country to help South African doctors fight the pandemic. He also thanked the people of Cuba for that beautiful gesture.

Congratulations Freedom Park in your 20 Anniversary!

Pretoria, June 1st, 2020.- Today we celebrate the 20th anniversary of Freedom Park. This beloved and wonderful institution offers a unique opportunity to appreciate the invaluable historical and cultural heritage of South Africa and is, at the same time, an important national and international exhibition center in defense of unity, humanity and freedom.