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.

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