Latin America. In context.
Cuban doctors have long been touted as a shining example of the glories of communist Cuba.
Recently however, they have been failing to gain certification in Brazil despite the fact that is not proving to be the same stumbling block for their counterparts across the world.
According to Dr. Fernando Matos, president of Rio Grande do Sul’s Council of Physicians, “Argentina and U.S. have good universities and their students are approved [in Brazil].”
Due to a shortage of doctors, some of these Cuban doctors are nonetheless being hired illegally in Brazil.