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Gubernatorial candidate Mayor Andrew Gillum Responds to Deadly Haiti Earthquake

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.– Once again, nature has dealt a deadly blow to Haiti.

At least 12 people were killed and 188 were wounded after a magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck northern Haiti on Saturday night, the country’s interior ministry said Sunday, according to CNN.

Courtesy CNN

Florida Democratic nominee for Governor and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum released the following statement regarding the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti last night:

“On behalf of myself and the people of Florida, we send our thoughts, our prayers and condolences to the people of Haiti and the families of the people who were lost and hurt during and in the aftermath of the earthquake. And to our Haitian brothers and sisters who call Florida home and have family and friends on the island, I want you to know we stand ready to assist in any rescue and recovery efforts that are needed. It is during these times of devastation we need to be united. I encourage our fellow Floridians to offer a helping hand today to support our neighbors in Haiti.”

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