President of Cuban parliament checks recovery after hurricane (+Photos)

President of Cuban parliament checks recovery after hurricane (+Photos)
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6 October 2022
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Pinar del Río, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) The president of the National Assembly of People's Power (Cuban parliament), Esteban Lazo, checks today the recovery after damages suffered in the western province of Pinar del Río, the most affected by the hurricane Ian.

The also president of the Council of State, first held an emotional dialogue with residents of the city of Consolación del Sur, head of the municipality of the same name, one of the most damaged by the strong winds and intense rains of the meteorological phenomenon that hit the west of Cuba on September 27.

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Since last Monday, parliamentarians headed by the legislative secretary, Homero Acosta, has toured the municipalities of San Juan y Martínez, Consolación del Sur, San Luis, Viñales, La Palma and Pinar del Río.

In those territories they exchanged criteria with the population and listened to their concerns, as well as with delegates and other government authorities in those instances, while promoting measures in support of recovery.

Lazo also expressed admiration for the work of a brigade of electrical workers from the central province of Villa Clara who are working to restore this service in Consolación del Sur.

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One of the members of that group assured him that “we came here to work and we will not return until the municipality has electricity.”

The work of the lineman brigades is one of the most urgent and necessary, because after the hurricane the province was left totally in the dark due to the enormous impact on the distribution networks, and until the day before the fluid was restored to just over 19 percent. cent of customers.

Lazo also had a pleasant dialogue with the workers of an establishment dedicated to the destemming of tobacco who work in the benefit of large quantities of the leaf affected by humidity and was interested in the measures for the recovery of this sector, the main economic line of the Province.

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