Donation of Relief Supplies to Cuba
Ladyville, Belize District - 24 September, 2008
A quantity of relief supplies was today 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) Mrs. Noreen Fairweather, to Cuba's
Ambassador, His Excellency Manuel Rubido.
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, (pronounced: mee-neh-vec) the Cuban
relief agency is this afternoon flying the supplies to Cuba.