Latin America sends aid to Syrian refugees in Lebanon

A chartered plane carrying aid from Latin American organizations arrived Monday at the Rafik Hariri International Airport from Venezuela to help Lebanon’s sizable Syrian refugee population.

The Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our Americas (ALBA) is an international cooperative organization with Latin American and Caribbean countries under its umbrella.

The plane carried 7 tons of food and medical aid, in addition to blankets. It was received by Venezuelan Ambassador to Lebanon Souad Karam, Cuban Ambassador Rene Ceballo Prats and Ecuador’s Honorary Consul Karam Doumit.

Read more: 


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s