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Only the representative of Trinidad and Tobago reacted by asking Washington to establish a “ Mutual Respect ” …
Washington, DC, Friday, May 17, 2019 ((rezonodwes.com)) – Washington urged Thursday 14 Caribbean countries including Haiti and the Dominican Republic, to break the ” silence “facing the crisis in Venezuela.
Among the representatives of Caribbean countries who spoke at the inaugural meeting, the only one who referred to Venezuela was Trinidad and Tobago's Minister of National Security, Stuart Young. Young asked Washington “ to establish a relationship of mutual respect and non-interference in the sovereignty of the Caribbean countries “.
US authorities also announced that “ the USNS Comfort relief vessel will arrive in the area very soon to assist these countries in assisting Venezuelan migrants present in their respective territories “.
United States Assistant Secretary of State for Latin America Kimberly Breier made these statements at the opening session of the Eighth Caribbean Security Dialogue which opened Thursday at the State Department in Washington.
“ We want to help you cope with the growing influx of immigrants and its impact on your communities. We want to offer you assistance. We can not be silent about the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela “said Breier.
The American diplomat urged some Caribbean countries to join “ critical mass in Latin America who chose to support the Venezuelan people and the leader they elected by its Constitution “, with reference to opposition leader Juan Guaidó, self-proclaimed interim president of Venezuela and recognized by more than 50 nations.
The Representatives of the 14 Countries
The Chancellor of Grenada and the Head of Security in the Caribbean Community (Caricom), Winston Garraway, attended the meeting next to the Dominican Chancellor, Miguel Vargas. The Ministers of Justice of Dominica, Suriname and Barbados; and officials of the Ministry of Security in Belize and Trinidad and Tobago were among the assistants.
Also present were the ambassadors or permanent representatives of Antigua and Barbuda, Guyana, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Haiti St. Kitts and Nevis, Jamaica and the Bahamas.