Posted on March 16, 2017 4:43 pm
Categories: Education

Full Ride! Cuba to Sponsor 500 Medical Scholarships for Demobilized FARC Fighters and 500 for Other Colombian (S)

The ambassador of Cuba, in a letter to FARC secretariat member Iván Marquez, offered 1,000 scholarships to study medicine in the island: 500 for FARC ex-combatants and 500 to other Colombians. The proposal, according to the diplomat, was sent to the Monitoring, and Verification Commission as a contribution to the implementation of the peace agreement and post-conflict. Cuba played a major role in the negotiations that concluded with the November 24 final peace agreement. El Espectador