EU Pledges More Recovery Aid to Cuba

The European Commission will disburse a further EUR7.5 million (USD10 million) to support Cuba's recovery from the damage caused by hurricanes Gustav, Ike and Paloma, European Commissioner for Development and Humanitarian Aid Louis Michel

. The sum will be used to ensure that the previous EUR4 million post-hurricane aid will be linked to the commission's future development programs, which will target food security.

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    Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.