Both Cuba, Venezuela reap benefits from medical program
"It's not the Peace Corps, but it's the same idea. In fact, it is exactly the same: sending people abroad to sow goodwill."
- William LeoGrande, American University professor
Havana, Cuba - Roberto Andrade sat in a hospital waiting room beside rows of patients, each with a bandage on one eye, and explained why he considers himself a diplomat of sorts.
The Salvadoran bus driver had cataract surgery on both eyes, courtesy of the Cuban and Venezuelan governments.