On the occasion of the loss of lives and the damage caused by Hurricane Irma on Cuba, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines expressed, on behalf of its Government and people, a message of its solidarity and empathy with the Government and the Cuban people in this difficult period. In the document, the Ministry transmits to the relatives of the victims, its deepest condolences while pointing out its confidence that the strength and resilience that characterize the Cuban people, serve to comfort their pain in these moments of loss.
The President of the St. Vincent and the Grenadines-Cuba Friendship Association, Renwick Rose, sent a message to the Cuban Embassy in Kingstown expressing the solidarity of the members of the St. Vincent and the Grenadines-Cuba Friendship Society with the Government and the people of the Republic of Cuba in the hours of pain and suffering caused by the ravages of Hurricane Irma. In his message, the President of the Association regrets the loss of human lives and expresses his deep grief at the difficulties that the Cuban people are facing at the moment.
We have spent difficult days listening to the news about the monster Irma that has affected several sister islands in the Caribbean, and it is even more difficult when death touches us so close.
We can never be resigned to the loss of human lives. To the relatives of those who died during the hurricane we want to express our deepest condolences. Know that we accompany you in your pain and may you find in your hearts peace and comfort at this time.
IN REMEMBRANCE OF THE LEADER OF THE CUBAN REVOLUTION, COMMANDER IN CHIEF FIDEL CASTRO RUZ, THE EMBASSY OF CUBA AND THE ASSOCIATION OF CUBAN RESIDENTS IN ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES, PRESENT THE CONTEST: “DEAR FIDEL”
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THE TEXTS WILL HAVE A MAXIMUM LENGTH OF TWO PAGES (FORMAT A-4) AND DRAWINGS ARE ACCEPTED IN ANY TECHNIQUE AND DIMENSION.