Grenada’s Minister of Agriculture, Lands and Forestry Peter David rejected the media campaign against Venezuela by saying “the media seek to discredit the country with stories about food shortages, but they are lies.”
“Only our integration will let us dismantle this and other campaigns,” he said.
In his statement at the 19th of Heads of State and Government of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA-TCP), David highlighted that amid the COVID-19 pandemic, “Grenada has been fortunate. Currently, we have no active cases, but we did not achieve all of this on our own. We received assistance from Venezuela with rapid tests. The government and people of Cuba help us by sending us personnel and doctors. The Bank of ALBA has also has also provided assistance with vaccines.”
In this vein, he informed the decision of Grenada’s Government to join the Bank of ALBA as “our people has been benefited with a new financial architecture, and we in Grenada will join it.”
Minister David also congratulated the Venezuelan people for the commemoration of the 200 years of the Battle of Carabobo, and reiterated Grenada’s commitment to ALBA-TCP.
“The vision of Fidel and Chávez continues giving results to our people. We join Cuba in its fight for integration,” concluded David.