The Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Ralph Gonsalves thanked the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro and the people, for sending humanitarian aid after the eruption of the La Soufriere volcano, as well as sending disaster experts to support them in the development of strategies for the evacuation and protection of the population of that nation.
A publication of the Foreign Ministry, through the social network Twitter @CancilleriaVE, highlights: “Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Ralph Gonsalves: He thanked the President @NicolasMaduro and the Venezuelan people, before the arrival of the ship in the next few hours with humanitarian aid and specialists in disaster management sent from Venezuela ”.
On the other hand, the Vice Minister for the Caribbean, Raúl Li Causi, from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, conveyed to Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves, the solidarity support of the Venezuelan people. "In the next few hours the arrival of the Venezuelan vessel with the Simón Bolívar Task Force is expected."
It should be noted that this Saturday, the National Government sent about 20 tons of humanitarian aid and activated the Simón Bolívar Humanitarian Task Force, to collaborate with the sister town of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, where the La Soufriére volcano erupted , after 40 years inactive.
The governments of Venezuela and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines coordinated this action of support and solidarity, to face the ravages of nature, as soon as the alert was decreed in that Caribbean nation.
On the other hand, the Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines recognized the solidarity and love of the peoples and governments of Latin America for the support they have given this nation in "these difficult times."