It is a medical shame: How Cuban doctors were used to coerce Venezuela voters
Nicholas Casey wrote in NY Times about Yansnier Arias who was sent to Venezuela by the Cuban government, one of thousands of doctors deployed to shore up ties between the two allies and alleviate Venezuela’s collapsing medical system. But with President Nicolás Maduro’s re-election on the line, not everyone was allowed to be treated.As per the article a 65-year-old patient with heart failure urgently needed oxygen. But his Cuban and Venezuelan superiors told him to use the oxygen as a political weapon and not for me
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