Trump meets with Caribbean Leaders
Written by Radio Caribbean International on March 27, 2019
Prime Minister Allen Chastnet has outlined the outcome of recent conversations with US President Donald Trump as promising.
Mr. Chastanet’s comments were made earlier today while addressing members of parliament at today’s sitting of the house of assembly, where he affirmed that the meet with the US President was in response to an individual invitation.
His statements come in the wake of Fridays meeting at the US Presidents Mar-a-Lago resort along with, leaders of Jamaica, Haiti, The Bahamas and Dominican Republic.
Noting that free and fair elections are a countries priority, Mr. Chastanet reiterated the position of Saint Lucia on the subject of Venezuela.
At present only three Prime Ministers within the region are the mandated to speak on the subject of Venezuela from a regional standpoint, namely Prime Ministers Timothy Harris, Mia Mottley and Keith Rowley.
Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley brushed aside suggestions that Port of Spain had been snubbed by United States President Donald Trump, who elected to meet with specific Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders.