Share 272 Views no discussions Share Sharing is caring! Tweet InternationalLocalNewsPoliticsPrintRegional Venezuela to continue working in the Caribbean by: Dominica Vibes News – June 2, 2016 Share Venezuelan Ambassador to Dominica, Hayden PirelaThe work begun in Dominica and other Caribbean islands, as well as planned projects, by the government of Venezuela will continue although the island is currently experiencing economic challenges.This assurance came from Venezuela’s Ambassador to Dominica, Hayden Pirela during a press conference at the Venezuelan Embassy in Roseau on Tuesday May 31, 2016. Venezuela’s commitment to the Caribbean is not stopping, the said through a translator, and will “continue with all the projects in the Caribbean”. Ambassador Pirela said certain projects, for which agreements have been signed have been delayed, as they have not been approved by the Venezuelan opposition. “Did you know [in] our constitution, every agreement that we sign has to be presented to the assembly…the national assembly today in hands of the opposition,” he posited.One such project is the Miracle Mission geared at eye care for Dominicans however he said “the government [is] not stopping any projects”. Proof of this he said is in the presence of Venezuela in their embassy. “With all the economic problems we have, we still pushing up the projects.”The Ambassador said soon all the scrap metal as a result of Tropical Storm Erika, will be picked up in a joint project with the governments of Dominica and Venezuela. He also said Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit never stopped working with the Venezuelan government. “So the impact of the situation in Venezuela in the Caribbean, just reduce its speed…but we’re still here,” he stated.