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Water filters finally make it to Camaguey, Cuba

Posted by Patty Osborne
Ron Rivera in one of the many countries he provided technical assistance for setting up filter factories.

Ron Rivera in one of the many countries he provided technical assistance for setting up filter factories.

It took more than a decade to produce water filters in Camaguey, Cuba, even though the province has a long tradition of making ceramics. In 2000, two Cuban representatives visited Ron Rivera in Nicaragua, learned all they could about filters and filter factories, and returned to Cuba to get things going. Then bureaucracy got in the way.

Read the full article at Havana Times. Here are links:

http://www.havanatimes.org/?p=124606   english

http://www.havanatimes.org/sp/?p=122768  spanish

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  1. Elizabeth Schlueter on

    Mary Chapman was my oldest daughters Grandmother. She and a friend started Potters for Peace. She died of cancer. The years I had with her were amazing. She truly was remarkable.

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