Cuba: The government deny the death of Fidel Castro
October 18, 2012
Cuba’s government denied the versions circulating in social networks about the death of Fidel Castro.
For this reason, the Cuban press published the congratulatory message that the former president sent from Havana, which was read by the Health Minister Roberto Morales, during the graduation ceremony:
“To all the graduates of the Institute of Basic Medical Sciences Victoria de Girón. Five decades ago this educational center was opened in response to the criminal action of the neighboring empire (USA), which was carried with promises of employment to most of the 6,000 doctors available to the country at that time. “
“Just started the course, came the eventful days of the October Crisis (missile crisis) and the educational institution, with students, after a brief and intense training, became a unit of flak.”
“Having overcome the most critical days, the center was able to forge teaching tens of thousands of professionals and lead the country to the highest levels of health and prevention. Thus was born and raised in the tradition of this medical practice.”
“Many of its graduates have served honorable missions in remote corners of the world in very difficult conditions, in most cases, Cuba has provided these services free of charge, which has been given a fair reputation”.
The graduates received their diplomas and a group of 50 students, faculty and staff were presented with the coin commemorating the 50th anniversary of the school opening.
The former Cuban president sent him ‘a certificate of recognition for being a founder and driving force behind the development of the Cuban public health’.