Raul Castro Visits Areas Hit by Tremor

HAVANA TIMES, Mar. 22 – Cuban President Raúl Castro visited areas affected by last Saturday’s earthquake, the island’s state-run press reported today. Castro met with the local authorities and with specialists from the National Centre for Seismological Research.  The earthquake of 5.5 degrees on the Richter scale caused damage to 316 homes and 19 buildings in the eastern province of Santiago de Cuba, reported IPS.