Cuba pulls doctors out of Brazil amid row

Cuba pulls doctors out of Brazil amid row
 

Cuba is pulling thousands of doctors out of Brazil, after what it called "contemptuous and threatening" remarks by president-elect Jair Bolsonaro.
The far-right leader, who takes office on 1 January, had questioned the doctors' qualifications.
He also condemned Cuba's communist government for keeping 75% of their pay, and refusing to let their families join them.
The pull-out could disrupt healthcare for millions of Brazilians.
Why were so many Cuban doctors in Brazil? Healthcare is Cuba's most lucrative export. The "More Doctors" aid programme operates in 67 countries,... read more

 
16 November 2018 in World News, Views: 39
Source: BBC
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