GOVERNMENT MIXED UP ON VENEZUELA POLICY
STATEMENT FROM THE CHAIRMAN OF THE PLP
OPPOSITION SPOKESMAN ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS
SENATOR FRED MITCHELL
On The Prime Minister’s Letter On Venezuela
6 February 2019
The public may recall that on 24th January 2019 the PLP issued a statement decrying the decision of The Bahamas Government to intervene in the internal affairs of Venezuela by reaching into that country and recognizing the Leader of the Opposition there as the Head of the Government.
There was a studied silence from the Government in response to our statement, even as it became clear that the Government had broken with the CARICOM consensus on the matter.
Now the PLP has learned that the Prime Minister has written a letter to the
The Prime Minister said in the letter the following: “The Bahamas remains formally committed to the principles of
It appears that our foreign policy under the FNM is mixed up like conch salad. On the one the hand, we interfere with the internal affairs of another country and now we say we don’t believe in doing so.
What a pathetic state of affairs.