|Medical mystery? The plight of Xiomara de las Mercedes Cruz|
According to the Ladies in White today over Twitter, the Lady in White Xiomara Cruz lost consciousness early this morning, is currently in intensive care, and according to the Doctor who took her in, she should be receiving medication intravenously.
Family, friends and activists have reason to be concerned about her plight and that a political agenda is behind her not receiving a correct diagnosis and treatment.La @DamasdBlanco Xiomara Cruz en horas de la madrugada tuvo perdida de conocimiento, en estos momentos se encuentra en cuidados intensivo, le canalizaron la vena para pasarle medicamentos dijo la Doctora que recibió a Cruz Miranda, me explica su hija Clara Iznaga, pic.twitter.com/RfbPqeUvo4— Damas de Blanco PREMIO ANDREI SAJAROV 2005 (@DamasdBlanco) December 26, 2019
|Other Ladies in White accompany Xiomara today at the hospital.|
Xiomara was sent to a punishment cell for at least 10 days for speaking to her daughter over the phone.
Over the course of one year in custody of the Castro regime her health radically declined. Rashes that appeared on her body in June 2019 that Cuban medical doctors in Ciego de Ávila claimed to be unable to diagnose. In mid-July she was returned to Havana to La Covadonga hospital.
On August 8, 2019 she was transferred to intensive care. Cuban dissident Angel Juan Moya posted videos of interviews from August 6th and August 7th with doctors at the hospital. Family members complained that they are receiving differing diagnoses and her situation continues to worsen. Xiomara was in intensive care and doctors were saying that it could be lung cancer. A doctor refused to update the family saying: "that he did not want to see those people."
There is cause for great concern. Xiomara's condition is deteriorating, and one of the doctors raised the issue of a "political" question. Cuban healthcare has a long history of being subordinated to political considerations. The patient's health is not the top priority.
Tonight, Lady in White Xiomara Cruz is in the infectious diseases ward of the Miguel Enrique Hospital 5th floor, room 4, bed 3, and the doctor who attends her says his name is Dayron. The above statement is based on the information provided by the Ladies in White in the Tweet below.
Xiomara Cruz needs a humanitarian visa to be able to determine and treat what ails her. The medical system in Cuba is either too incompetent or the Castro regime is engaged in a slow motion political murder of this Lady in White.@DamasdBlanco Xiomara Cruz está en la sala de infecciosos Hospital Miguel Enrique 5to piso sala 4 cama 3 y el dr q la atiende dice q se llama Dayron pic.twitter.com/CFU11hHfZe— Damas de Blanco PREMIO ANDREI SAJAROV 2005 (@DamasdBlanco) December 26, 2019