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Guatemalan Vice President Goes to Cuba

Guatemalan Vice President Arrived in Cuba 

Guatemalan Vice President Rafael Espada arrived in Havana Sunday afternoon at the official request of the Cuban government. He was welcomed by Cuban Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Rogelio Sierraat the Jose Marti international airport.
 The Guatemalan vice president extolled the friendship bonds between Cuba and his country and in particular the Cuban solidarity with Guatemala expressed through collaboration programs. He highlihgted the possibility granted to a large number of people from his country to study medicine at the Havana-based Latin American Medical School.
 Espada added that he is interested in learning about Cuban programs for the disabled. He said he hopes his country will benefit from the Cuban experience on the field through projects similar to those implemented by Cuban specialists in Ecuador.
 During his stay in Cuba, Espada will meet with government officials from the health and
sports sectors, as his government is interested in expanding sports collaboration. He will also visit places of economic, historical and cultural interests.