Cuban Doctors Arrive In Martinique On Historic Mission

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Cuban doctors arrived in Martinique Friday on a historic mission to assist in the battle against COVID-19, local reports say.

The medical team arrived on a special  Air Antilles Express flight and were greeted by a delegation led by the president of the Executive Council, Alfred Marie-Jeanne.

The 15 visitors will be quarantined before taking up their duties and will also receive an intensive course in French.

They are expected to be in Martinique for three months.

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A decree in March paved the way for the Cubans to assist Martinique in its COVID-19 battle.

The decree authorised the intervention of Cuban doctors in Fench overseas departments and territories including Guadeloupe, Saint-Martin, Saint-Barthélemy and Saint- Pierre-et-Miquelon, to strengthen local teams.

Over 100 Cuban medical personnel arrived in Saint Lucia in March to help this country in its battle against COVID-19.

 

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