Cuban President, Miguel Diaz-Canel, tweeted on Saturday that he spoke with his counterparts in Kenya and Somalia about the case of the two Cuban doctors kidnapped in Africa.
Cuba's Minister of Public Health, José Angel Portal Miranda, held a meeting with his colleague from Kenya, Sicily Kariuki, to evaluate joint efforts for the return to Cuba the two health professionals kidnapped on April 12 in that African country.
"The brigade is firm, working and alert," said Dr. Alberto Felipe Rigñak Vaz from Kenya. He is widely known as El Checo (The Czech) in his beloved Jobabo; but now this doctor from Las Tunas has another nickname: Makori, which in the Swahili language means a man who walks the streets or born on the road.
Cuban Health Minister, José Ángel Portal, reported today that the Kenyan government is continuing its actions for the return of Caribbean island doctors kidnapped in the African nation.
Patients of Assel Herrera and Landy Rodríguez in Kenya, upon hearing the news of the abduction, have expressed their concern and prayers in gestures of gratitude to these two doctors who came to the region despite very challenging material conditions
Friday, April 12th, was the longest night for Ada Correa Castañeira and Antonio Herrera Oduardo after learning that their son Assel Herrera Correa had been kidnapped along with his colleague fom Villa Clara, Landy Rodríguez Hernández, while they worked as medical collaborators in the Kenyan county of Mandera.
Cuba's Ministry of Foreign Relations has asserted on Monday the Government is working tirelessly for the safe return of the two doctors who were kidnapped days ago in Kenya.
Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel asserted on Sunday that the State is working tirelessly for the return of two doctors kidnapped in Kenya.