Diaz-Canel reaffirms Cuba’s solidarity with St. Vincent

Havana, Apr 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Thursday reaffirmed his solidarity with Saint Vincent and the Grenadines after sending a humanitarian shipment to palliate the situation caused by the eruption of the La Soufriere Volcano.

Cuerpo : Cuban collaborators and diplomats, who are working in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, are showing altruism, dedication and commitment without limits. A medical brigade from Cuba’s Henry Reeve Contingent has joined them, the president wrote on his Twitter account.

On Wednesday, the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed about a solidarity shipment with personal protection supplies and six doctors who joined the Cuban brigade that is working in the neighboring country.

Minister of Health, Wellness and the Environment Clair Prince received the donation in Kingstown, consisting of bottled water, water storage tanks and gas protection masks, according to Cubaminrex’s website.

The closure of the airport in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, due to the effects of the volcano’s eruption, caused a very complex operation to deliver the aid, which was possible through Venezuela, which transferred it by sea to Saint Lucia and then to its final destination.


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