Published on Thursday, September 25, 2008
LADYVILLE, Belize: A quantity of relief supplies was on Wednesday handed
over to the Cuban Ambassador in Belize.
Almost two thousand pounds of relief items consisting mainly of food
supplies was handed over by the Director of the National Emergency
Management Organization (NEMO) Noreen Fairweather, to Cuba's Ambassador,
The supplies are being donated by the government and people of Belize to
the government and people of Cuba in the wake of the devastation caused
to that island nation by the passage of Hurricane Ike earlier this month.
An aircraft belonging to MINEVEC, the Cuban relief agency, was on
Wednesday afternoon flying the supplies to Cuba.