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Unique and successful Health Caravan in Gambia against the US blockade of Cuba

Press release

Banjul, Apr 25.- Gambian health professionals in solidarity with their colleagues from the Cuban Medical Brigade (BMC) staged in different regions of this West African nation a unique Caravan against the blockade imposed by the United States on the Caribbean island for 60 years.

In the middle of Ramadan, a month of fasting, prayer and reflection of Muslim peoples, young people and medical workers in the Gambia joined the actions staged this weekend around the world in rejection of the economic, commercial and financial siege that Washington rages on the largest of the Antilles.

With banners in English and Spanish alluding to the end of the US blockade, doctors, graduates and technicians from both countries, who fight Covid19 and save lives in this African state, demanded the end of the aggressive policy of successive administrations from the White House to Cuba.

The Gambian Caravan included a bicycle ride in the Farafenni region, various events in the hospitals and places of residence of BMC members in the regions where they work, and even a declamation by the talented young Yarelis Cedres of a beautiful tenth.

Videos, images and numerous texts published on the social networks Twiter and Facebook, accompanied the actions against the blockade carried out in this sister country.

There was, as is customary, a statement by the president of the Gambia-Cuba Friendship Association, Joseph Modou Peh Grant, who has always accompanied the people of the Caribbean island in their fight against the aggressions of their brutal and brutal northern neighbor. scrambled.

Grant reiterated his solidarity with the oldest Antillean archipelago and demanded the immediate lifting of the blockade imposed by Washington.

On his side, the young Cuban graduate and also a member of the Friendship Association Alieu Barry wrote: “We are going to defend our country until victory.”

The unique Gambia Health Caravan against the US dirty war began on Friday afternoon, and lasted until this Sunday, April 25.

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