USA asks to condemn Cuba for human trafficking with doctors
Senators ask the State Department to condemn Cuba for human trafficking with doctors
The senators Marco Rubio, Rick Scott (Republicans for Florida) and bob Menéndez (Democrat for New Jersey), they have set aside their differences and have joined on Tuesday to send a letter to the Secretary of State of the United States, Mike Pompeo, in which they request "measurements"That allow to help Cuban doctors, victims of human trafficking on the part of the regime through medical missions abroad, the senators condemn the Dictatorship for this practice energetically.
Senators urge the Secretary of State to reinstate the Cuban Medical Professional Parole (CMPP), this is a program that allowed doctors who escaped from international Cuban missions to emigrate to the United States legally and thus in this way help the doctors who are today in the process.
The legislators give data about the medical missions of Cuba abroad, & quot;the Cuban regime since 2015 would have deployed more than 50,000 doctors on missions in 67 countries & quot;. Senator Marco Rubio informed that the regime is left with 75% of the salary that Cuban doctors receive and that their conditions are bad.
Today, @SenatorMenendez, @SenRickScott & I sent a letter to @SecPompeo urging the @StateDept take action to address the Cuban regime’s human trafficking campaign of Cuban doctors and medical personnel --> https://t.co/hfnzbhhJ72 pic.twitter.com/Rk4povyOpH— Senator Rubio Press (@SenRubioPress) May 7, 2019 twitter.com
This tweet by Senator Marco Rubio includes the letter in which the doctors sent to Venezuela were obliged to give priority attention to the supporters of the Nicolás Maduro regime, denouncing that this way they have been denied health care to the sick and the elderly. they were adepts of the regime.
The senators remember the terrible labor and salary conditions that Cuban doctors suffered in Brazil, obtaining a great amount of money for the services of these in the country and considering of forced the works of these.
Doctors who send Cuba to other countries represent $11.5 billion a year for the regime, according to reports by the former minister of economy José Luis Rodríguez in the year 2017.