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U.S. Embargo Delays WHO Payments To Cuban Ebola Doctors In Sierra Leone

Associated Press: U.S. embargo stalled payment to Cuban Ebola doctors
“Cuba had to cover food and lodging expenses for dozens of its doctors fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone after the U.S. embargo delayed payments from the World Health Organization, an official at the U.N. agency said. … The embargo issue did not affect the state salaries, which are paid to banks inside Cuba, only the extra payments from WHO…” (Rodriguez, 12/12).

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