Venezuelan representative Miracles Rodríguez Silva pointed out that this donation, a small help before the devastation left by the floods, is an act of love and solidarity for a country joined to Venezuela. “We come, as was said by the leader Hugo Chávez, to pay love with love, for the whole assistance that Cuba has given to the people of Venezuela for so many years,” pointed the diplomat.
Havana, June 1st (Radio Cadena Agramonte) – A shipment of 12 tons of humanitarian aid proceeding from the Republic Bolivariana of Venezuela came yesterday evening to this capital, to help to relieve the damages caused by the intense rains that flogged Cuba recently.
To the loading terminal of the international airport José Martí of Havana came a representation of the Venezuelan legation in the Island headed by Miracles Rodríguez Silva, in charge of Business, to deliver to the Cuban Government the help.
The shipment includes mineral water, canned food, disposable packings of feeding, blankets, sheets, hammocks, mats, peaks and spades and it will be destined for the victims of the intense rains that subtropical thunderstorm Alberto provoked. The storm hit hardest along the along the coast of the biggest of the Antilles.
Rodríguez Silva pointed out that this donation, a small help before the devastation left by the floods, is an act of love and solidarity for a country joined to Venezuela.
We come, as was said by the leader Hugo Chávez, to pay love with love, for the whole assistance that Cuba has given to the people of Venezuela for so many years, pointed the diplomat.
He said that they deliver this load, for the time being, because his country is ready to keep on collaborating with the necessary resources.
On behalf of the people and the Government Cuban, Roberto López Hernández, vice-holder of Exterior Commerce and the Foreign investment of Cuba, was grateful for the humanitarian donation that will be destined for the harmed ones by the intense rains in the central provinces.
Again Venezuela has been the first country that comes to the Island with humanitarian aid to face the complex situation, it pointed.
It reviewed that the principal affectations left by the subtropical thunderstorm Alberto are in the housings, the roads, the electrical topic, the agriculture and the images are eloquent, although the authorities still quantify the damages.
The resources that came in a plane Y8 Chinese of the National Armed force Bolivariana are important to contribute for the attention of the damaged ones, underlined López Hernández.
In multiple occasions the Bolivariano president, Nicolás Maduro Moros, has expressed that the solidarity of Venezuela with the Island is real and forever, and as such, in diverse occasions – after affectations hidrometeorológicas – Cuba has received shipments of help proceeding from Caracas.
Venezuela was the first country in September, 2017 in sending assistance, after the step of the devastating hurricane Irma, who bordered on the north coast of the Island and provoked damages most of his provinces.
After four hours and 15 minutes of flight between Caracas and Havana touched Cuban ground the airship of the air force of Venezuela, on board of which a crew of 14 military men traveled, between them two women, headed round captain Manuel Alexander Pavón Estéves, who underlined that the mission was fulfilled successfully, but beyond it, fills him with satisfaction for talking each other of a people I join.
Peacock Estéves, a young pilot who narrated to the press his experiences of similar missions in the last years to help to diverse countries of the Caribbean Sea before the hurricanes dashing, made sure that it would return to Havana all the times it needed to bring help to the damaged ones. (Text and photo: ACN)