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Education Minister reports on status of Dominican students in Cuba amid ongoing protest action …

Dominican students in Cuba are safe amid ongoing protest action in that country.

That’s the report from Education Minister Octavia Alfred who said on Thursday, the Ministry had been in contact with Dominica’s Ambassador to Cuba His Excellency Matthew Walter for an update on students’ wellbeing.

The largest protests on the island in decades broke out over the weekend, as Cubans complained about a lack of food and medicine as the country undergoes a grave economic crisis aggravated by the Covid-19 pandemic and US sanctions.

Education Minister Octavia Alfred.

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