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New donation from the Dominican Republic sent to Cuba


New donation from the Dominican Republic sent to Cuba

Santo Domingo, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) A new donation of more than 200 packages of medical materials was sent on Monday by air from the Dominican Republic to Cuba, a solidarity gesture to help the country curb the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Cuban diplomatic sources told Prensa Latina that the cargo consists of face masks, sanitary gowns, isolation goggles, protective goggles, gloves, syringes and medicines, among other materials.

The supplies and medicines were sent by the Maximo Gomez Association of Cuban Residents, the Dominican Solidarity Campaign with Cuba, the Cuban State Mission in the country and the Latin American Cooperative Network and its different branches.

Local media reported that the Dominican Association of Teachers will also send an important donation, worth about 16,000 dollars, which should leave for Havana soon.

On August 30, the Dominican government sent 12 tons of supplies and medicines, which were received in the city of Santiago de Cuba.

Recently, Nestle-Dominicana shipped a sea cargo worth more than 20,000 euros with KN95 surgical masks and disposable gloves.

In recent months, Cuba has received aid, mainly consisting of food and medical supplies, from solidarity organizations based in the United States, Mexico, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Bolivia and Russia.


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