Cuba and Haiti Sign Cooperation Agreements

HAVANA TIMES — The governments of Cuba and Haiti, on Wednesday in Havana, signed eight cooperation agreements in the fields of health, education, agriculture, food industry, and iron and steel, reported the Prensa Latina news agency.

The signing ceremony was attended by the president of Haiti, Michel Martelly, along with Cuban Vice President Esteban Lazo and the Cuban ministers of Education, Food Industry, Metallurgy, Foreign Trade and Investment, as well as the deputy minister of Public Health.

The agreements will strengthen relations between the two nations and serve to continue the 14 years that Cuba has provided aid to Haiti in the health care arena through a medical team of more than 720 experts.