PetroCaribe plant to be renamed after late Venezuelan president

Late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez

ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – To commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the PetroCaribe Agreement, the government will rename the PetroCaribe Dominica Plant, in honor of the late Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez.

Minister responsible for PetroCaribe, Reginald Austrie who made that announcement on Monday said on June 29, the plant  also known as the Waitikubuli Storage Facility will be renamed the Hugo Chavez storage facility.

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and the late President signed the PetroCaribe Energy Cooperation Agreement on June 29th, 2005, which provide Dominica with liquid petroleum gas, gasoline and diesel at a discounted rate.

Austrie noted that Chavez’s work, through PetroCaribe, is seen not only in Dominica but throughout the Caribbean and Latin America .

Chavez died on March 5, 2013.

Pin It

Community Rules

antiguaobserver.com is really happy to provide this forum in which all are encouraged to freely state their opinions without ridiculing anyone or being ridiculed. We've found that happens really easily if each comment is limited to the topic at hand. We will approve any comment that speaks solely to the story to which it is attached and is free from name calling and defamatory statements.

While we will not post comments questioning moderators' judgement, we will take such suggestions into consideration as possible ways to improve the experience of all community members. If you feel your submission has been disallowed unfairly or if a breech slips through our net, please let us know by e-mailing customer_support@antiguaobserver.com.