Communist Party of Australia

We acknowledge the Sovereignty of the First Nations’ Peoples.

Home


The Guardian

Current Issue

PDF Archive

Web Archive

Subscribe

Press Fund


CPA

About Us

Why you should ...

CPA introduction

CPA Policies

CPA statements

Contact Us

facebook, twitter


Major Issues

Indigenous

Unions

Health

Housing

Climate Change

Peace

Solidarity/Other


What's On

Resources

AMR

Links


Shop@CPA

Books, T-shirts, CDs/DVDs, Badges, Misc


 

Issue #1927      August 10, 2020

Nobel Prize campaign for Cuban doctors expands in Greece

Seventy organisations are part of the group that call for a Nobel Peace Prize for Cuban doctors.

In Greece, over 27,000 people requested that the Nobel Peace Prize be awarded to the Cuban medical brigade that has helped combat COVID-19 around the world.

The initiative kicked off on March 28 and promotes the nomination of the Henry Reeve Medical Brigade for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize.

It also seeks to “educate people about how a small, poor country has demonstrated to a world reeling from COVID-19 what global solidarity looks like,” the Greek Team for the Nobel Prize for Cuban Doctors 2021s administrator Velisarios Kossivakis aid.

Among the people supporting the campaign in Greece, there is a significant group of young people, with about 1,350 students.

Kossivakis assured that initiative is promoted members of the gourps Cuban-Greek Friendship and Solidarity Associations in Athens, as well as the Jose Marti Cultural Association.

“Our initiative grows and gets stronger every day, its members are from all parts of Greece and from all strata of our society,” said Kossivakis.

The Henry Reeve Medical Brigade, created in 2005 by Cuban Revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, has been on the front lines providing disaster relief around the world.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it has sent over 1,450 Cuban medical personnel to fight COVID-19 in twenty-two countries, including Italy, Mexico, Barbados, Jamaica, Nicaragua.

teleSUR

Back to index page

Go to What's On Go to Shop at CPA Go to Australian Marxist Review Go to Join the CPA Go to Subscribe to the Guardian Go to the CPA Maritime Branch website Go to the Resources section of our web site Go to the PDF of the Hot Earth booklet go to the World Federation of Trade Unions web site go to the Solidnet  web site Go to Find out more about the CPA