September 4, 2008
Cuban daily Granma has reported the following:
Because of the passage through our country of the devastating Hurricane Gustav, heads of state and representatives of various countries have expressed their solidarity and offered help assistance.
President Dimitri Medvedev, Russian Federation.
President Hugo Chavez, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
President Alvaro Uribe, Colombia.
The following countries have sent messages of sympathy and offers of help: People's Republic of China, Bolivia, Argentina, España, Brasil, México, Guatemala, Caiman Island, Panama, Perú, Santa Lucía and East Timor.