Thursday 27th September, 2018-Antigua and Barbuda and Barbuda is reiterating it remains resolute in its position of non-interference in the internal affairs of nations despite pressure for it to wilt with regard to the situation in Venezuela.
Both Antigua and Barbuda and Venezuela are members of the Organization of American States and there have been severe pressures brought on St. John’s along with two other members of the OECS for them to abandon the Nicholas Maduro government in Caracas.
Antigua and Barbuda has maintained that whatever problems exist in Venezuela ought to be resolved by the Venezuelan people themselves without interference from other states.
Just this week, US President Donald Trump took aim at the Venezuelan government and he did not mask his displeasure that the Maduro government remained in office in Caracas.
According to a statement, during the current session of the United Nations in New York, Antigua and Barbuda’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Hon. E.P Chet Greene, took time out to visit with the Venezuelan delegation and to offer the universal peace sign along with President Maduro.