President Castro Inspects Hurricane Damage

HAVANA TIMES, Nov. 11.- President Raul Castro toured the towns affected by hurricane Paloma in the provinces of Camagüey and Las Tunas in central-eastern Cuba on Monday and spoke with residents of Santa Cruz del Sur, whose community was devastated. Early reports from Santa Cruz and near by Amancio note that the hurricane completely destroyed over five hundred homes. On the bright side, no deaths were reported due to the massive evacuations before the storm hit.