#Cuba Sends #Doctors & #Teachers to Hurricane Hit #Bahamas Via Telesur English

Cuba’s government confirmed on Wednesday that they have sent a number of doctors and teachers to areas of the Bahamas which have been hit by Hurricane Dorian. The Cuban workers will assist local authorities in emergency relief, though they will also stay afterwards to help rebuild the country’s medical and education services in the affected … Continue reading #Cuba Sends #Doctors & #Teachers to Hurricane Hit #Bahamas Via Telesur English

#Cuba Contributes a Field #Hospital to Help #Mozambique #Aftermath #Hurricane #Idai Via Radio Cadena Agramonte

Related The man who stretched out his hand to Mozambique has died / #Fidel Cuban Surgeon Participates in Complex Surgery in Mozambique Cuba will send a field hospital to Mozambique to reinforce health care there with Cuban doctors deployed in that African country … The aid will be sent in the coming hours and the … Continue reading #Cuba Contributes a Field #Hospital to Help #Mozambique #Aftermath #Hurricane #Idai Via Radio Cadena Agramonte

#Michael #Hurricane: Read how #US & #Cuban #hurricane centers cooperate to protect us all – Via @MediccGail + mediccreview.org

Weathering US–Cuba Political Storms: José Rubiera PhD Cuba’s Chief Weather Forecaster Gail Reed MS Full disclosure: chief weather forecaster is not his official title, but rather one affectionally conferred on Dr Rubiera by the Cuban people, who look to him not only in times of peril, but also to learn about the science of meteorology. … Continue reading #Michael #Hurricane: Read how #US & #Cuban #hurricane centers cooperate to protect us all – Via @MediccGail + mediccreview.org

A hostile policy more harmful than a hurricane – Via Granma Cuba

#UnBlockCuba The main obstacle to the development of the Cuban economy’s potential is not related to nature but to an immoral way of doing politics: the economic, commercial, and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba. When a hurricane is identified as a threat to the island, all Cubans begin to worry. Despite … Continue reading A hostile policy more harmful than a hurricane – Via Granma Cuba

Caribbean Lost Almost $700M in Tourism Revenue Due to Hurricanes in 2017 – Via TeleSur

Tourism is a crucial sector for most Caribbean countries. The Caribbean’s tourism sector lost close to US $700 million in revenue and saw almost one million fewer visitors in 2017 due to the devastating impact of hurricanes Irma and Maria. An industry report released by the London-based World Travel and Tourism Council revealed the disastrous effect the storms had on one … Continue reading Caribbean Lost Almost $700M in Tourism Revenue Due to Hurricanes in 2017 – Via TeleSur

Six months since Puerto Rico was torn apart by Hurricane Maria, suicide rates continue to soar as the island struggles to regain its footing – Via TeleSurEnglish

Health experts had registered a total 253 suicide cases; the majority of victims, roughly 86 percent, were men aged between 55 and 69. Six months since Puerto Rico was torn apart by Hurricane Maria, suicide rates continue to soar as the island struggles to regain its footing. According to reports, following 2017’s natural disasters on September 20, the … Continue reading Six months since Puerto Rico was torn apart by Hurricane Maria, suicide rates continue to soar as the island struggles to regain its footing – Via TeleSurEnglish

Via Empire Files in @YouTube – The Sacrifice Zones of #HurricaneHarvey #Houston’s

In this second installment of special coverage Hurricane Harvey’s aftermath, Abby Martin explores how the petrochemical industry dominates the city and why its low-income, Black and Latino areas are in the highest-risk areas for flooding and pollution, earning them the name “sacrifice zones.” Abby explores Houston’s unique lack of zoning and regulations that maximized the … Continue reading Via Empire Files in @YouTube – The Sacrifice Zones of #HurricaneHarvey #Houston’s

#Havana #Cuba seawall #Malecon still standing after #HurricaneIrma

Post by @CubanWindow from the original: Havana Malecon still standing after Irma / After two weeks of intense work, marked by attention to quality and efficiency, construction brigades involved in repairing the Malecon had managed to fix much of the damage. Although Havana’s emblematic Malecon seawall managed to resist the force of Irma, storm surges brought … Continue reading #Havana #Cuba seawall #Malecon still standing after #HurricaneIrma

Two Races – #HurricaneIrma aftermath #Cuba

From the original post: Donando en Cuba  Related: #HurricaneIrma #Cuba “The world has two races: the selfish, similar to insects and the generous, resplendent, as if in itself would bring light to the other. The first ones sacrifices everything: homeland, friendship, to the estimation of themselves to their benefit and contentment. The others, although in … Continue reading Two Races – #HurricaneIrma aftermath #Cuba