Senior Counsel, Anthony Astaphan, questions Economist Thompson Fontaine’s suggestion to aid Venezuela.
After TS Erika, Venezuela came to Dominica’s aid donating 300 petrocasas however, Astaphan says the reconstruction after Tropical storm Erika has put Dominica in too much debt to aid Venezuela.
He went on to question what the UWP expects Dominica to do for Venezuela in its time of need while Dominica itself is still struggling with the aftermath of Tropical storm Erika.
Venezuela is in severe financial crisis after its economy collapsed earlier this year, leaving the country in dire need which has led to mass hunger, an increase in street violence, and deaths.
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