St. Lucians receive scholarships to pursue medical degrees in Cuba

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St. Lucians receive scholarships to pursue medical degrees in Cuba

St. Lucian students are once again the recipients of a number of scholarships from the government of Cuba.

They will pursue medical degrees and are due to begin their studies in September 2013.

The awardees will receive their credentials and travel documents on Tuesday August 27, 2013 at the Embassy of Cuba during a presentation scheduled for 10 a.m.

Minister of Education Dr. Robert Lewis, Ambassador to Cuba in St. Lucia Lydia Gonzalez Navarro, Dr. Gregor Williams, Chairperson of the Scholarship Committee of the Humanistic Solidarity Association (St. Lucia/Cuba) are among those down to attend. Also are Bro Rawle Harvey Chairman of the Association and Sherlyn Monrose, secretary of the association and a Cuban graduate.

The awardees will leave the island at the end of the month.

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  1. we send hundreds of medical students a year to study and guess what they coming back to no jobs, people down here 2-3 years cant land a secure promised position by the government. we just have a bunch of doctors sitting home

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    • It is the students that need/get praising, not Fidel and Raul. The students are the one that studied. So long live student studying. Congrats to the hard working students.

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