Pitbull Sends Private Plane to Assist Cancer Patients in Puerto Rico
September 27, 2017
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  • Pitbull is sending his private plane to Puerto Rico to help bring cancer patients from the hurricane-ravaged island to the continental United States for treatment.

    Puerto Rico Resident Commissioner Jenniffer Gonzalez (R) revealed the gesture in a Tuesday tweet, thanking the “Fireball” rapper in Spanish.

    The plane, according to Gonzalez, will bring cancer-stricken Puerto Ricans to the U.S. for chemotherapy.

    “Thank God we’re blessed to help,” Pitbull, a Miami native, told The New York Daily News in a statement. “Just doing my part.”

    Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on the island when it hit earlier this month, and left Americans there without power and struggling to find food and clean water. President Trump, who said Tuesday he plans to travel to Puerto Rico next week to survey damage, said the U.S. territory had been “literally destroyed.”