CARACAS, Venezuela (sentinel.ht) – 40 Venezuelan doctors returned to Caracas on Friday after treating more than 6,000 patients affected by the passage of Hurricane Matthew in southwestern Haiti.
The Venezuelan medical brigade left from the Toussaint Louverture International Airport in Port-au-Prince and was received at the Maiquetia International Airport in Vargas (North Central, VZ) by the Executive Vice President of Venezuela, Aristobulo Isturiz; Health Minister, Luisana Melo; and the Haitian Ambassador to Venezuela, David Lesly, among other authorities.
“We welcome you on behalf of the Venezuelan people and President Nicolas Maduro. You are heroes of the Republic, have done an extraordinary job, all our people are proud of this health brigade that has been in solidarity with the people of Haiti,” said Vice President Isturiz.
Meanwhile, Delia Mundaray, medical representative of the international rescue squad, said that “the Haitian people received free comprehensive medical care from us community doctors” and said the “army of white coats has fulfilled the mission” entrusted by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
“We work with heart for each of the patients we serve in behalf of Venezuela and our country as the most beautiful legacy he has left us the eternal Commander Hugo Chavez,” he concluded.