Ecuador thanks Cuba for aid after quake
The Republic of Ecuador thanked the Henry Reeve Contingent and the Cuban Medical Brigade for the immediate help they gave after the earthquake that hit that South American nation last April 16.
According to Wilmer Rodriguez, correspondent of Cuban Television, Ambassador Rafael Daussá Céspedes read the document to the member of the Henry Reeve brigade, which specializes in disasters and serious epidemics that were sent to the Pacific area, the most battered by the quake that killed over 650 people.
The brigade arrived 45 days ago. Till today, they have treated over 6 thousand people, performed over 400 surgeries, and rehabilitated some 200.