Cuban Commission urges governement to accept international aid for victims of hurricane Sandy

Posted on October 30, 2012 • Filed under: Cuba, Enviromental Issues, Latin America Health, Politics

The Cuban Commission for Human Rights and National Reconciliation (CCDHRN) today urged the government of Raul Castro to accept international humanitarian aid for victims of Hurricane Sandy, who last week caused havoc and extensive damage in the eastern part of the island.

In a statement, the group led by activist Elizardo Sanchez asks, before the “disaster and human tragedy” caused by Sandy, the executive considered “urgently” to facilitate the possibility for a year tax-free entry of medicines , food and other resources sent by individuals, governments and nongovernmental organizations. Read Article

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