Ron Rivera in one of the many countries he provided technical assistance for setting up filter factories.
Ron Rivera in one of the many countries he provided technical assistance for setting up filter factories.

It took more than a decade to produce water filters in Camaguey, Cuba, even though the province has a long tradition of making ceramics. In 2000, two Cuban representatives visited Ron Rivera in Nicaragua, learned all they could about filters and filter factories, and returned to Cuba to get things going. Then bureaucracy got in the way.

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