Dominica joins Venezuela in celebrating 12 years with the Bolivarian government
Dominica joined countries around the world to support Venezuela’s democracy, on the occasion of the 12th anniversary of the Bolivarian government, led by President Hugo Chavez.
In Dominica, a symposium was held by Tthe Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in conjunction with the Government of Fominica, at the Public Service Union building in Roseau on Wednesday evening.
General Secretary of the Dominica Labour party, Edward Registe says the contribution by the Venezuelan Government to the people of the Commonwealth of Dominica is visible throughout the island today, and for that, they are grateful.
Ambassador of Dominica to Venezuela, Dr. Philbert Aaron says Dominica’s decision to sign unto ALBA and PetroCaribe is a clear indication that the country’s support is unwavering and mutual.
Venezuelan Ambassador to Dominica, Her Excellency Carmen Martinez De Grijalva says the more than 11 million people in Venezuela who continue to rally behind President Chavez, is a strong indication that he will return to office for yet another term in 2012.
She says while Venezuela continues to overcome many of its own challenges, it will maintain its mandate to support smaller developing nations in the region.
Dominica’s Prime Minister, Honorable Roosevelt Skerrit told the gathering that the relationship between the two countries will continue to grow from strength to strength, despite critics.
President Hugo Chavez was elected in 1998 and took office on February 2nd, 1999.