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Díaz-Canel sends condolences to the people of Guatemala

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Cuban President, Miguel Díaz-Canel, sent a message of condolences to the people and government of Guatemala for the loss of human life and destruction caused by a volcanic eruption on June 3. In a letter addressed to Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales, the Cuban head of state extended his condolences to the families of the victims.

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Disaster preparedness strengthened

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Practice exercises meant to reduce community vulnerability, with an emphasis on prevention, to strengthen the country’s ability to confront hurricanes, earthquakes, drought, and epidemics, were successfully conducted across the island this weekend, May 14-15. In Havana, the focus was on clean-up along rivers and ditches in several municipalities to facilitate drainage and limit Aedes mosquito infestation, as well as prevent flooding in the event of heavy rainfall.

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Message from to Raúl to Vietnamese leaders and people


In the name of the Communist Party, the government and people of Cuba, I convey to you our most heartfelt condolences for the human and material losses you have suffered, as a result of heavy rains in the northern province of Quang Ninh, which I extend as well to the families of victims and those affected.