Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has confirmed that the US sanctions imposed on Venezuela have indeed been affecting Caribbean countries, including St. Vincent & the Grenadines.
Venezuela’s Ambassador, Francisco Perez Santana, has revealed that shipments of petroleum from Venezuela to this country have not been suspended; contrary to media reports.
St. Vincent & the Grenadines is said to be among countries to be affected as Venezuela’s PDVSA (P-DA-VE-SA) said it is suspending petroleum deliveries to about half of the Caribbean countries in its Petrocaribe agreement.
This country will be receiving over $31 million US dollars debt relief under the Petro Caribe Energy Cooperation Agreement
Venezuela’s President Ends Two Day Official Visit with Promise of Continued Support in a Number of Areas
It was a busy day for Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro, who arrived here on Sunday, November 1st on an official visit which ended yesterday afternoon around 4:30pm with his departure.