Leading Cuban biochemist reaches out to Jamaica to lower medical costs

Give Thanks to Cuba for being and showing Exemplar Stewardship to Jamaica and other Nations…

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According to the Jamaica Observer, a senior Cuban biochemist from Cuba’s largest biotechnology institute has reached out to Jamaica with ideas to save the struggling country millions of dollars and simultaneously improve healthcare for its people.

Leading Cuban biochemist, Dr Manuel Raices Perez-Castaneda, Business Development Executive at Cuba’s Center for Generic Engineering and Biotechnology, said that Jamaica was so near, yet appeared to be far away from engaging Cuba in ways that it can improve health care to hundreds of thousands of Jamaicans who suffer from various ailments.

“For a long time we have had cooperation in health care with Jamaica, and even now we have a permanent medical brigade in your country,” Perez-Castaneda told the Jamaica Observer in an exclusive interview at his organisation’s offices here.

“But cooperation could be better between us. The first thing is for Jamaica, it will be a win-win situation, and personally, I get…

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Catch this fire: Marley sons will be blazing at SummerStage


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The Catch a Fire Tour 2015, starring reggae great Bob Marley’s sons Damian (Junior Gong) Marley, Stephen (Ragga) Marley and the powerful family band Morgan Heritage, will keep the summer concert scene ablaze at SummerStage in Central Park on Aug. 30, and help support the free shows in the concert series, Jared MacCalister reports for the New York Daily News.

Proceeds from the Catch a Fire show help fund more than 100 free performances in parks throughout the five boroughs. Sponsored by Capital One Bank, the SummerStage show will be held in the park’s Rumsey Playfield (Enter the east or west side of the park at 72nd St.). Tickets to the benefit show are $46 per person. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the show begins at 6 p.m

For tickets, visit http://bit.ly/catchafiresummerstage. Tickets to benefit concerts are also available for purchase on-site across from the VIP check-in…

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