Joe Biden’s Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said that he will be reviewing all actions taken by the outgoing Trump administration, including the designation of Cuba as a sponsor of terrorism.
The San Isidro events provide another example of the U.S. government’s attempt to create a soft coup.
The United States government has continued attacking Cuban medical internationalism right up to the current pandemic, making wild allegations against the program that disparage the medical workers.
Dr. Báez was one of 165 Cuban doctors of the Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade who went to Sierra Leone to fight a terrible outbreak in 2014 of a disease first detected in 1976. During his time there, Dr. Báez contracted Ebola.
A few weeks ago, I was talking to Noam Chomsky about the state of the world. At one point, Noam smiled and said that he is not aware of any German doctors in Italy, even though both countries are in the European Union; instead, Cuban and Chinese doctors went to Italy to help the Italians fight the global pandemic.
In the midst of the current pandemic—though it still suffers under Washington’s callous blockade—Cuba has again led the way with humanitarian assistance.