United States ELAM Graduates- Class of 2015

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Story of the Latin American School of Medicine In 1998, when Hurricane Mitch devastated Nicaragua and Honduras, and Hurricane Georges lashed out at Haiti and the Dominican Republic, the Cuban government responded with a unique and generous offer. They immediately…

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Pastors for Peace

Pastors for Peace is a special ministry of the Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization (IFCO), and was created in 1988 to pioneer the delivery of humanitarian aid to Latin America and the Caribbean. Pastors for Peace offers concerned US citizens…

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IFCO Receives AJ Muste Grant for 27th Caravan

The IFCO team extends its deep appreciation to the board of the AJ Muste Memorial Institute— for awarding us a grant to be used for the 27th US-Cuba Friendshipment Caravan. The grant will allow us to bring grassroots organizers from…

Honor Lu Walker and Community Organizers of Today, Friday May 13

Join us for the Rev. Lucius Walker Memorial Benefit  Friday, May 13 at 7:00 PM The Riverside Church 91 Claremont Avenue New York, NY 10027 The IFCO Board of Directors cordially invites you to join us for the first annual…

15 ELAM Graduates Matched with Residency Programs this Year!

IFCO is proud to congratulate all of the ELAM graduates who have matched in 2016.  We thank all of them, their families and our network of supporters who have over the years supported them during their medical training in Cuba…

CubaBuzz: Issue 15

IFCO’s CubaBuzz: Issue 15 PURE CUBA: Detroiter realizes dream of becoming doctor — in Cuba Michigan Radio When you think of Cuban exports, you probably think, cigars, sugar, and rum. But Cuba exports something of much greater value to third-world…

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CubaBuzz: Issue 14

IFCO’s CubaBuzz: Issue 14 Historic US Cruise to Cuba Sets Sail from Miami Telesur The first U.S.-to-Cuba cruise in 50 years set sail on Sunday with more than a dozen Cuban-Americans among its 700 passengers, according to Arnold Donald, the…

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CubaBuzz: Issue 13

IFCO’s CubaBuzz: Issue 13 The U.S. Needs To End Cuba’s Immigration Blank Check Forbes Amidst the bustling controversy surrounding President Barack Obama’s recent visit to Cuba, and the international pressures for the United States to end the embargo against Cuba,…

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