Chavez was great friend of Guyana – Ramotar

President Donald Ramotar has hailed the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Frias as a “great friend of Guyana”.

In a message of condolence on Chavez’s passing yesterday to Vice-President Nicholas Maduro, Ramotar said “President Chavez was a great friend of Guyana.  During his tenure as President of Venezuela he sought to promote harmony and solidarity between our two nations.  The peoples of Guyana and Venezuela have benefitted in great measure from an enhanced programme of bilateral co-operation as a result of President Chavez’ continental and internationalist approach to development. Our current warm and friendly relations are a testimony to his efforts and commitment.  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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