Paraguay’s Lugo Thanks Cuba for Health Assistance

HAVANA TIMES, Dec. 15 (IPS).- Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo thanked Cuba on Sunday for its backing for that South American country’s healthcare system. He spoke at the inauguration ceremony of the expansion of accommodations for patients at the Operation Miracle vision restoring eye surgery program in the department (state) of Itapúa. “It is not often that Paraguay recognizes the great solidarity of the Cuban government and people, and we do so without blushing, we do so with our heart,” said Lugo.