OFFICIAL VOICE OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF CUBA CENTRAL COMMITTEE

Following the passage of the dangerous Hurricane Irma over our national territory, reported as of this time is the lamentable loss of ten human lives, in the provinces of La Habana, Matanzas, Camagüey and Ciego de Ávila.

The names of the deceased are:

LA HABANA PROVINCE

Osvaldo Abreu Barroso

71 years of age, with identification card number 45122000406, residing at Calle Valle 171, between Pasaje H. Upman and Basarrate, municipality of Plaza de la Revolución, La Habana.

Cause: Fall and contact with live wire, while attempting to remove TV antenna.

Alberto Francisco Flores García

77 years of age, with identification card number 50012600361, residing at Calle Economía No. 70, between Apodaca and Corrales, municipality of Habana Vieja, La Habana.

Cause: Crossing Egido Street at the corner of Arsenal, he was hit by a utility pole downed by wind.

María del Carmen Arregoitía Cardona

27 years of age, with identification card number 90082623056, residing at Calle 50, apartment 7, Baracoa military community, municipality of Bauta, Artemisa province.

Cause: Collapse of a fourth floor balcony located on Galeano between Zanja and San José, Centro Habana, which fell on the bus in which she was traveling.

Yolendis Castillo Martínez

27 years of age, with identification card number 90013118335, residing at Calle General Camacho No. 25, between Calle 3 and Calle 9, Veguita de Galo in the municipality Santiago de Cuba.

Cause: Collapse of a fourth floor balcony located on Galeano between Zanja and San José, Centro Habana, which fell on the bus in which she was traveling.

Roydis Valdés Pérez

54 years of age, with identification card number 63052524021, residing at Calle Ánimas No. 744, between Gervasio and Belascoaín, municipality of Centro Habana.

Cause: Partial collapse of roofing on the building where he lived.

Walfrido Antonio Valdés Pérez

51 years of age, with identification card number 66010807422, residing in the Frank País neighborhood of the municipality of Guisa, Granma province.

Cause: He was inside the same building as the previous deceased person, who was his brother.

Nieves Martínez Burgaleta

89 years of age, with identification card number 27120514697, residing at 3ra No 528 apartment 2, between 6 and 8, in the Vedado neighborhood of Plaza de la Revolución municipality.

Cause: Found floating in water in front of her home, following coastal flooding.

MATANZAS PROVINCE

Alberto Manzano Martínez

65 years of age, with identification card number 51091000725, residing at Calle 73 between 294 and 292, municipality of Matanzas.

Cause: Collapse of his home.

He did not observe norms of conduct as instructed by Civil Defense, refusing evacuation.

CIEGO DE ÁVILA PROVINCE

Orlando Torres Cruz

53 years of age, with identification card number 63100530564, residing in Batey Muñiz, municipality of Bolivia, Ciego de Ávila.

Cause: Collapse of his home.

He did not observe norms of conduct as instructed by Civil Defense, refusing evacuation.

CAMAGÜEY PROVINCE

Edilberto Cabrera Rodríguez

64 years of age, with identification card number 53031606381, residing on Mameyar Road, Batey Mameya, municipality Esmeralda, Camagüey.

Cause: Collapse of his home.

He did not observe norms of conduct as instructed by Civil Defense, failing to move to the evacuation center established for his protection.

NATIONAL CIVIL DEFENSE GENERAL STAFF

6:00am September 11, 2017