UN Heaquarters, New York
September 19, 2017

Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano talks about the evacuation of more than a hundred Filipino hurricane survivors from Puerto Rico, just before another storm hits the American territory.

Through a chartered Philippine Airlines flight PR 8115 that left Puerto Rico on September 19, 2017 at 10:50 am, the Philippine Embassy in Washington D.C. was able to rescue 132 affected Filipinos from the British Virgin Islands, Anguilla, and Saint Maarten, who were also devastated when Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc across the Caribbean last week.

Secretary Cayetano also discussed a few of his agenda in the ongoing 72nd United Nations (UN) General Assembly, being the representative of the Government of the Philippines as a member country.

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