HAVANA TIMES, Nov. 15 — Haitian President Michel Joseph Martelly arrives in Cuba on Tuesday for an official visit. He will meet with Cuban leader Raul Castro and other top officials.
Martelly took office in May and this is his first official visit to Cuba.
Haiti receives extensive long term assistance in health care from Cuba which has maintained several hundred doctors and health technitions in the neighboring country for over a decade.
Likewise, over five hundred Haitian young doctors have graduated from Cuban medical schools and another five hundred plus are currently studying medicine in Cuba, all on scholarships provided by Havana.