Guyanese in Venezuela not affected by protests – foreign minister

In the wake of continuing protests in Venezuela, Minister of Foreign Affairs Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett has said that she is not aware of any Guyanese being injured and added that no one has approached the Guyana mission to ask to leave the country.

“So far we have not been informed of any Guyanese being injured and similarly no one has approached our embassy to leave because of the protests,” Rodrigues-Birkett told Stabroek News yesterday.

Rodrigues-Birkett made the statement in the light of a visit by Venezuelan’s Foreign Minister Elías Jaua on Friday where according to GINA he met President Donald Ramotar at the Cheddi Jagan Inter-national Airport to update him on the current situation in his country.  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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