On April 29, 2019, United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down for a conversation with The Hill‘s Bob Cusack. Pompeo called on allies of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to withdraw their support and join the United States in… Read More ›
Officials from the United States State Department and the Foreign Ministry of Cuba for the seventh Bilateral Commission.
Cuban cigars are internationally recognized for their quality and their cost. Over 2,000 people from 70 countries came to the 20th Habanos Cigar Festival in Havana earlier this month. Festival-goers had the opportunity to purchase premium cigars from the island… Read More ›
In 2016 and 2017, University of Illinois Cancer Center doctors and a team of Cuban Ministry of Health representatives observed healthcare practices in each other’s countries with the hope of addressing maternal and child healthcare in underserved Chicago communities. Dr…. Read More ›
Despite the progress the UIC-Cuban Ministry of Health collaboration has made for patients and diplomacy, the path ahead for US-Cuban healthcare partnerships is far from sure. Political and policy changes have already begun, and they have the potential to completely reshape… Read More ›
Cuban doctors have been deployed all over the world to heal and to strengthen bilateral relations. In 2017, they came to Chicago to address extreme disparity and an urgent community need. The University of Illinois Chicago-Cuban Ministry of Health collaboration… Read More ›