JIS News

Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez, will pay a one-day visit to Jamaica to take part in the Independence celebrations on Thursday, August 6. He will attend the Independence Grand Gala at the National Stadium on Independence Day and prior to that, will hold bilateral talks with Prime Minister Bruce Golding and other government officials.
Discussions will include the new initiatives relating to Jamaica’s energy supply and the impact of the global economic crisis, among other matters.
President Chavez will also break ground for the construction of the Simon Bolivar Cultural Centre in downtown Kingston and lay a wreath at the Simon Bolivar statue at the National Heroes Circle.
The Visit of President Chavez is in response to an invitation extended to him by Prime Minister, Hon. Bruce Golding during the Petro Caribe Summit in St Kitts-Nevis in June.

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