Machado Ventura calls in Camaguey to be more efficient

achado Ventura calls in Camaguey to be more efficientCamaguey, April 10 – Cuba's First Vice President José Ramón Machado Ventura told a group of residents of Santa Cruz del Sur in southern Camagüey that producing food effectively, with rationality and with wages that equal what workers do is essential in today's Cuba.

On a visit to the El Francés urban organic garden, Machado Ventura learnt that its workers are about to reach 53 tons of vegetables and other produces.

Accompanied by First Secretary of Cuba's Communist Party (PCC) in this province Julio Cesar García Rodríguez; Machado Ventura met neighbors of the 50th Anniversary of the Victory of the Revolution village, which comprises 182 housing recently given to the victims of Hurricane Paloma, who used to live near the coast line in 2008 when the storm hit the island nation.

In addition, Cuba's top official inaugurated another 112 apartments which were handed to those whose houses were destroyed by the hurricane.

During his tour Machado Ventura also met workers and specialists of the Hospital-Polyclinic in Santa Cruz del Sur, where he cut the ribbon to officially open a service complex and other intallations which were also refurbished.

While he was heading towards Camaguey city, Machado Ventura visited La Virginia village, finished on December 5th, and where apartment were also given to residents who lost their houses when hurricanes Ike and Paloma devastated the area.

Machado Ventura shared ideas with local suburban agriculture producers, who were benefited with lands in free usufruct delivered by the State to boost the food production.

In the evening, Machado Ventura who is also member of the PCC Politburo, talked with cadres and medical staff of the Eduardo Agramonte Piña Provincial Pediatric Hospital, where a large investment is undertaken to improve the building and to provide it with cutting-edge technology.

Once again, the Cuban First Vice President referred to the need of being more efficient in the healthcare sector which keeps its essence as a free service provider in the Socialist island, in spite of affectations caused by the controversial global economic crisis.( Pedro Paneque Ruiz This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it / Radio Cadena Agramonte).