Cuba: Hospital Visit

“A bucket in one hand, a pillow under my arm, and a fan balanced on my hip”: Generation Y says that with hospitals in Cuba, “the patients’ families must bring everything.”

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  • While Cuba’s economic problems do mean that family members have to go and help out in the hospital, at least no one asks Cubans for money or proof of insurance before they can be admitted to a hospital on the island. That’s one of many areas we in the United States would learn a great deal about if we were free to visit Cuba.

    Today, Cuba is the only country on the planet for which people in the United States are obliged to request a permission slip from the federal government to go for a visit. This, we are told, is “freedom”.

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