Sunday, November 23, 2008

St Lucia donates materials to hurricane-hit Cuba

St Lucia donates materials to hurricane-hit Cuba
Published on Friday, November 21, 2008

HAVANA, Cuba (ACN): The President of the St Lucia-Cuba Friendship
Association Rawle Harvey presented a donation of materials sent from
that country to Cuba, to help in the recovery from the damage caused by
Hurricanes Gustav, Ike, and, more recently, Paloma.

The materials valued at 26,000 US dollars were donated by the Saint
Lucian people, non-governmental organizations, charity associations and
different companies, reported the Cuban Foreign Relations Ministry (MINREX).

According to the MINREX report, the donation sent by plane includes
clothing, shoes, food, construction tools and two power generators. A
second similar shipment is expected to be sent to Cuba by that country.

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