Venezuela to buy US50m in food from Trinidad and Tobago

Venezuela to buy US50m in food from Trinidad and Tobago
Published on May 25, 2016 – Caribbean News Now
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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, left, and Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley exchange a handshake during a joint press conference following bilateral talks in Trinidad on Monday. Photo: Abraham Diaz/Trinidad Guardian

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Venezuela, which is facing a severe economic and political crisis, has agreed to buy US$50 million in food from neighbouring Trinidad and Tobago. Among the priority items Venezuela had requested were butter, chicken, pork, ketchup, rice and black beans.

News of the purchase came on Monday from Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro at a joint press conference with Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley in Port of Spain.  [Read More]

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