30 abr. 2013

Sixteen presidents to attend Petrocaribe Summit


Caracas, 29 Abr. AVN.- A total sixteen heads of state and government will take part on the next Petrocaribe Summit, expected to be held on 4 May in Margarita island, Nueva Esparta state, informed Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro.
"Sixteen sister countries of the region in which, due to agreements, we may confide Venezuelan production," said Maduro in a working meeting held in western state of Zulia last Sunday, in the framework of his Bolivarian Dialog.
Last Friday, April 26, Venezuelan foreign minister Elias Jaua invited the Petrocaribe members to a new summit of heads of state and government.
Petrocaribe was founded on 29 June 2006 with the signing of an Agreement on Energy Cooperation on behalf of 14 Caribbean nations. The initiative gathers today 18 countries committed to transform the region.
The agreement gathers Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Belize, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Dominican Republic, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname and Venezuela.
 AVN 29/04/2013 13:25