by Rachel Viqueira One cannot help but feel great compassion when the announcements appear on U.S. television about children’s hospitals like St. Jude’s or Shriner’s Children’s Hospital. Everyone understands that these children deserve all the care and love they need to get better. But Cuban children like Isabel and hundreds more like her don’t get
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HAVANA, June 16, 2023 — The Juan Manuel Márquez Pediatric Hospital in Havana uses a specialized cabinet to sterilize medicines for its Oncology ward. But the cabinet’s ultraviolet light burned out. The unjust “State Sponsor of Terrorism (SSoT)” designation, which puts severe restrictions on Cuba’s ability to conduct financial transactions abroad, prevents them from obtaining
The Hatuey Project is happy to report that we visited the Pinar del Río warehouse and witnessed the 40,000 pounds of valuable material which we delivered by ship. This essential material, 500 panels (18,000 pounds) of quality sheet metal roofing at 3’x12′ each, 19,200 pounds of concrete, two 12,000-watt electrical generators, windows, plywood, tools and more
The Delegation of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP) in Matanzas province received Gloria La Riva, member of the solidarity movement in US. She exchanged with the Director of the Provincial Clinical Surgical Hospital “Faustino Pérez”, as well as with doctors and nurses.
Cuba’s great friend, the US activist Gloria la Riva, is among us again, this time as part of the HATUEY solidarity project (Health Advocates in Truth, Unity and Empathy) that brought to Cuba donations of valuable medicines for victims of the accident at supertanker base in Matanzas.
Through this project, two significant donations valued at more than 20 thousand dollars have reached our country. The initiative includes health providers and activists for social justice, concerned about the damage caused by the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on the island.
by Melina Ivanchikovareprinted from Liberation News [Note: although this article is dated Sept. 7, it describes the experiences of the author who was in Cuba in July, predating the Matanzas fire, as part of a delegation of activists delivering the first shipment of medicines to Cuba on behalf of the Hatuey Project.] I traveled to
by Cecilia Pazreprinted from Liberation News [Note: although this article is dated Sept. 1, it describes the experiences of the author who was in Cuba in July, predating the Matanzas fire, as part of a delegation of activists delivering the first shipment of medicines to Cuba on behalf of the Hatuey Project.] In late July,
On Friday, August 26, activists with the Hatuey Project and ANSWER Coalition successfully delivered a shipment of medicines and equipment to help in the treatment of the people who suffered serious burns in the massive Supertanker oil fire in Matanzas, Cuba. Four tanks carrying millions of gallons of fuel were consumed by flames after a lightning strike, starting August 5. Hundreds of people were burned. Tragically, 14 firefighters died fighting the fire.