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HUFFINGTON POST BLOG: CEO Richard Walden – “Hurting the Cuban People Since 1960 ”

By • Apr 17th, 2013 • Category: Featured, In The News, News, OpUSA Blog

By Richard Walden Operation USA, President and CEO When Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge committed genocide from 1975 to 1978, which ultimately took 2 million lives, the U.S. government was slow to allow relief agencies to go there with life-saving assistance after the Khmer Rouge were driven from power. It was slow because of something popularly called more »



Hurricanes Gustav & Ike: Disaster Response in Cuba and Haiti

By • Jul 5th, 2009 • Category: Cuba & Haiti, Current Projects, Disaster Response, Education, Health, Material Aid, Projects

In September 2008, Hurricane Ike slammed into the Caribbean hitting Haiti and Cuba, causing serious flooding, wind damage and crop devastation.



truthdigg.com, Richard Walden “U.S. Embargoes Compassion for Cuba”

By • Dec 20th, 2008 • Category: In The News

From truthdigg.com In the 12 years since Operation USA began directly providing humanitarian aid to Cuba’s main pediatric hospitals and its much-lauded international medical school, licenses have had to be obtained from both the US Department of Commerce and the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the US Department of the Treasury. The shorthand name more »



NEWS RELEASE: Jackson Browne Headlines Show For Hurricane Relief

By • Nov 1st, 2008 • Category: Disaster Response Program News, News, Press Releases

Proceeds from the November 29th concert will go help Operation USA to fund hurricane relief efforts tailored to meet local needs of families and health facilities in Cuba, Haiti and Texas.