Articles of Baracoa

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A salute to Baracoa, as beautiful as ever

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Baracoa’s beauty and traditions must be preserved, insisted Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, as he conversed with residents and authorities in this municipality, during a government visit to this eastern province, which also took him to Maisí.

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Unicef praises recovery efforts


On February 22, Unicef program coordinator, Victoria Colamarco highlighted the impact of recovery efforts undertaken by the people of Guantánamo, together with national and international support, following Hurricane Matthew.

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Cuba: House Building Modules Given Free to Affected Baracoa People

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More than 100 construction modules were delivered free to people in Baracoa, whose houses were totally destroyed by Hurricane Matthew which ravaged the eastern tip of the island. The module consists of 500 tiles, nails, pieces of wood, cement, sand, and they are distributed in the areas of the center of the city of Baracoa, to offer temporary facilities for all those people who lost their houses and goods.

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Eastern provinces recovering


Solidarity is arriving in areas hit hard by Hurricane Matthew, with recovery efforts beginning without delay. There is much to do, and willpower is not lacking. Photo gallery features scenes along the highway between Imias and Maisí, in Guantánamo province, where the category 4 hurricane made landfall October 4.

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Recovery efforts begin in Baracoa

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The Ministry of Construction; Etecsa (national telephone service provider); Basic Electricity Enterprise; and Sanitation Services in Baracoa are working to reestablish basic services as soon as possible, according to a post by journalist Arelis Alba Cobas – reporting from the city – on her Twitter account.