HAVANA, Cuba, Nov 6 (ACN) The Cuba-Brazil Business Chamber, supported by donations from friends, sent a second container with 19 tons of hygiene and cleaning materials for hospital facilities on the Caribbean island, the Cuban consulate in Sao Paulo confirmed today.
The diplomatic representation noted that on July 3 a first shipment with 17 tons arrived in Havana, where it was received by authorities from the Medicuba Company and the Cuban Chamber of Commerce.
According to the note from the consulate, the donations help the small country to face the serious consequences caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, in midst of the reinforcement of the United States blockade against the people of the Caribbean archipelago.
The text adds that the Brazil-Cuba Business Chamber, registered as a non-profit entity and headed by Vladimir Guihamat, worked hard to send this second container with the necessary resources.
The new assistance also resulted from donations from businessmen and other diverse sources, including Cuban residents.