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Carlos Lazo to send powdered milk, medical supplies to Cuba

Washington, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) A new solidarity batch loaded with powdered milk and medical supplies is on its way from the United States to Cuba, activist Carlos Lazo, coordinator of Bridges of Love Movement, informed on Monday.

“Alert! Here Bridges of Love goes again!” Carlos Lazo posted on his social networks, while noting his solidarity movement is carrying this time “2,000 pounds of powdered milk, 10,000 of Tylenols/acetaminophen pills as well as love from Cuban emigrants who want to do their bit to help children and people in hospitals.”

Lazo reiterated that actions like this “are what make us fill the US blockade with holes!” and also stressed they will not allow “sanctions imposed on Cuba to kill our children and elderly!”

The Cuban-American professor, a Seattle resident, thanked “all those who contributed to make this donation possible.”

He praised contribution of “Cubans and non-Cubans, people of different creeds and ideologies united in love for the Cuban family. Thanks to Medea Benjamin, to CODEPINK: Women For Peace. Thank you all!

We’re moving forward! This starts now!” he added in his post, accompanied by hashtags #PuentesDeAmor #JuntosXCuba with #BuenaFe.

Past August, his movement donated 5,000 pounds of powdered milk to Cuba in order to be sent to Children´s Hospitals in Villa Clara, Cienfuegos and Sancti Spíritus provinces.

This batch also included some 100,000 analgesics, bread-making machines for homes of neglected children in the aforementioned provinces as well as materials needed for senior citizens´ home in Cienfuegos, among other supplies.

A growing wave of support for the lifting of the unilateral economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed on Cuba for over 60 years is presently increasing in US soil.