Premier Brantley expresses sadness at loss of life by Cuba Hotel explosion

He stated that the Republic of Cuba is the beloved sister of St Kitts and Nevis and their sufferings heart them. Premier Brantley also extended sympathies to the Cuban government and people. 

Premier Brantley expresses sadness at loss of life by Cuba Hotel explosion
Premier Brantley expresses sadness at loss of life by Cuba Hotel explosion

St Kitts and Nevis: Premier of Nevis and Leader of Concerned Citizens Movement Mark Brantley expressed his deep sadness at the loss of life and injuries caused by the explosion at the Hotel Saratoga in Havana, the capital of Cuba. 

He stated that the Republic of Cuba is the beloved sister of St Kitts and Nevis and their sufferings heart them. Premier Brantley also extended sympathies to the Cuban government and people. 

Premier Mark Brantley noted, “I express my deep sadness at the loss of life and injuries caused by the explosion at the Hotel Saratoga in #Havana. #Cuba is our beloved sister, and when they suffer, we suffer. My deepest sympathies to the bereaved families, the Cuban government and the people.”

In the deadly explosion at a hotel in Havana, a total of 25 people lost their lives, and dozens received major injuries.

Reportedly, the leak of the natural gas has caused the blast in the 96-room hotel. However, it has under renovation and didn’t consist of any guests. The area in the hotel was occupied during the explosion. 

The deceased has also included four children and one pregnant woman. Havan’s hotel is known as one of the ultra-luxurious hotels and also features various high-profile guests, which include Beyoncé, Jay-Z, and high-ranking US government officials.

The hotel of Havana was scheduled to reopen on Tuesday as it has been under renovation for the past seven months. 

During a news conference on Sunday, an official from the Republic of Cuba reported that a total of 53 workers were inside the hotel at the time of the incident. Since the hotel caught fire, a total of 11 people have lost their lives, and they were workers. Out of the total workers, a total of six were hospitalized, and 13 went missing.