With all their energy focused on healing, Cuba’s medical teams will stay in Haiti for as long as the people need them.
Cuba has provided free public health care to the poor of Haiti since 1989. The Cuban government may not call itself Christian but it has been acting in a suspiciously Christ-like way. It has shamed many foreign relief workers who shout their faith from the rooftops.
“Haiti will put to the test the endurance of the cooperation spirit before egoism, chauvinism, ignoble interests and contempt for other nations prevail”. – Fidel Castro, 18 January, 2010
Let’s have an economic system that produces things not because they’re profitable for some corporation, but produces things that people need.