Nicaraguan government sends a letter of solidarity to the president of Brazil for the victims resulting from the devastating floods.

Nicaragua in solidarity with Brazil in the face of floods that have caused the death of more than 140 people, in the Rio Grande do Sul region.

The Nicaraguan Government issued its solidarity for the President of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, for the hundreds of victims who have left the devastating floods that plagued the Rio Grande do Sul region.President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva our fraternal solidarity and condolences to you and the beloved Brazilian families, prayed part of the letter, sent by the president, Daniel Ortega and the vice-president, Rosario Murillo.In addition, they assured that they continue to reflect on what we must do on a daily basis to courageously assume that we know each other, the challenges that will allow to stop this other great tragedy and to continue to attend with affect and respect the victims of these disasters that affect us and demand all of us.

Likewise, the Nicaraguan State specified that they are close – in the vicinity of the hundreds of Brazilian brothers, humble families and workers, who have been leaving their valuable lives, and of those who have lost homes and livelihoods, as a result of this catastrophe called climate change, whose origin is capitalist voracious veracity, which plagues the world and humanity.

Figure of deaths on the rise

So far, 148 deaths, 127 missing and 619 thousand people have been reported to have moved because of the devastating floods in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, according to authorities.

It is estimated that 80 per cent of people living in Porto Alegre, the capital of Rio Grande do Sul, do not have access to drinking water, in the same way they have no electricity, as companies blocked the supply for security reasons.

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Therefore, Brazilian authorities have classified the phenomenon as the worst natural catastrophe that has affected the Brazilian state.

According to meteorologists, the storms affecting the state of Rio Grande do Sul are the result of three phenomena aggravated by climate change.