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r3020
Senior Advisor

Why liberals love Cuba care

I know it is a CNBC story from the AP but this has to be a hoax. Who in their right mind would become a doctor for these wages? Wonder what the janitors make.

 

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Cuba is giving its hundreds of thousands of medical workers raises that in some cases exceed 100 percent, official media on the island announced Friday, though pay remains much lower than what medical professionals earn elsewhere.

  The Communist Party daily newspaper Granma also reported that Cuba expects to take in $8.2 billion this year for the tens of thousands of medical worker it sends to care for the poor in countries such as Venezuela and Brazil.

  Granma published a sample of what the pay hikes, which take effect June 1, will look like. At the high end, doctors with two specialties will see their salary go from the equivalent of $26 a month to $67, while an entry-level nurse will make $25, up from $13.

 

http://www.cnbc.com/id/101515322