Letter: Supporting the Venezuelan regime: A disgrace for Suriname foreign policy

Dear Sir:

On Thursday, January 10, 2019, President Nicolas Maduro was sworn in for an illegitimate second term of six years amidst a dramatic humanitarian and economic crisis. The presence of Suriname Vice-President Ashwin Adhin confirms the position of our government with the false argument of non-intervention since, according to this government, the situation in Venezuela can be categorized as an internal issue of Venezuela.

DA’91 is of the point of view that the Venezuelan problem is not limited and cannot be categorized as an internal issue. The peace, stability and security of the region as a whole are being compromised; additionally the totalitarian regime of Nicolas Maduro has taken Venezuela into a continuously worsening humanitarian, political and constitutional…

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