Pitbull sends private plane to Puerto Rico to rescue cancer patients
Sep 28, 2017, 00:20
After purchasing supplies, Barea planned the trip to Puerto Rico on Monday evening, reaching out to Cuban to request use of the team plane.
Hurricane Maria reached Puerto Rico on September 20, leaving 24 dead and most of the island without electricity, following the devastation of Hurricane Irma two weeks previous.
"That's a situation that he's got to take care of", coach Rick Carlisle said.
Now, Dallas Mavericks point guard and Puerto Rico native J.J. Barea is doing his part with a help from the NBA's most visible billionaire.
"I was really proud of J.J. and how quickly he got involved and how hard he worked to make all of this happen", Cuban told ESPN in a text message.
The 36-year-old rapper sent his plane to hurricane hit Puerto Rico so cancer patients could receive the chemo treatment they need. Barea, who's Puerto Rican, counting stranded family members including his parents and grandmother on the island.
Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez recently announced that she's donating $1 million to the relief efforts in Puerto Rico. She is also working with other celebrities to airplanes fly to the island with much-needed supplies including generators and medical equipment.
Barea set up a YouCaring fundraiser with his wife, Viviana Ortiz, to raise money for relief shortly after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico.
More recent ash clouds from volcanic eruptions have also disrupted tourism in Bali and other parts of Indonesia. More than 75,000 people have now been evacuated from the "danger zone" as strong tremors rumble underground.
A number of prominent LDP and Democratic Party members have said that they will switch to the new movement. He said his goal is for the ruling party to take over half of the seats of the lower house of parliament.
The leftist stars of "Will & Grace" looked horrified as Megyn Kelly made a gay joke while pandering to NBC's liberal audience. Another reporter compared the TV personality's attempt at having a hit NBC show to a 'HomeGoods catalog brought to life '.
The phone will also come pre-loaded with various Jio apps including the ones for messaging and entertainment. On August 24, pre-booking of the JioPhone started against payment of a refundable deposit of Rs 500.
In total, the 7-year-old has detected the bodies of 52 people throughout her career, 12 of whom are still alive. Morelos state accounted for 73, Puebla for 45, Mexico State for 13, Guerrero for six and Oaxaca for one.
The exceptions are when they are traveling with the president or vice president, who fly aboard government planes. Price toured a medicine dispensary and spoke to a local health summit organized by a longtime friend.
As was to be expected from a team that has scored 22 times in its last five games, City made the early running. They scored 156 in all competitions and were the first team in history to reach 100 before the end of January.
If Markle and Prince Harry get married, she will become the first American to marry into the royal family since Wallis Simpson. Meanwhile, Markle is reportedly set to Wednesday Prince Harry as rumors of their engagement have been buzzing for months.
He hit No. 49 in the third inning , ripping it over the right-field wall for two runs to give the Yankees a 3-0 lead. Jake Junis was knocked around for six runs over 5 2/3 innings in a loss to the Yankees on Monday.
Equifax CEO quits after massive hack
Equifax found that its consumer website had been breached on July 29 ; data had been exposed since mid-May. The company also said Tuesday it has formed a special board committee to investigate the breach.