Bolivia to Send Water and Food to Cuba

HAVANA TIMES — The government of Evo Morales approved on Wednesday the sending of 120 tons of humanitarian assistance to Cuba to help address the destruction caused by the Hurricane Sandy, reported Bolivian Minister of Defense Ruben Saavedra.

The official specified that the first 60 tons will be sent on Saturday and a second shipment of a similar quantity will go out three or four days later in fulfillment with the Supreme Ordinance approved by the national government.

The Bolivian state expressed its solidarity with those countries hit by the hurricane and caused enormous losses, particularly in Cuba, where it was reported that 11 people died and over 150,000 homes were damaged or destroyed