Cuba and Venezuela in doctors-for-oil deal

Socialist Caribbean state sends thousands of its medical professionals to South American country in return for oil.

Free health-care helps save millions of lives around the world, but there is one place where the doctors are being forced to do the job away from home.

Socialist Cuba sends thousands of medical professionals to Venezuela and, in return, gets billions of dollars worth of Venezuelan oil.

Al Jazeera’s Mariana Sanchez reports from Caracas, Venezuela.

Source: Al Jazeera