Basseterre, St Kitts, March 20, 2019 – United States President Donald Trump will meet this week with five Caribbean leaders.
St Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris, who is also current chairman of the Caribbean Community Heads of Government is not among them.
The White House said Tuesday Mr Trump will meet with the Caribbean leaders in an effort to strengthen cooperation on security and trade issues.
The meeting at Mar-a-Lago, the president’s Florida resort, will feature Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness, Bahamas Prime Minister, Dr Hubert Alexander Minnis, President of the Dominican Republic, Danilo Medina, President of Haiti, Jovenel Moise and Prime Minister of St Lucia, Allen Chastanet.
According to reports, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders says Trump will use the meeting to thank the leaders for their support for peace and democracy in Venezuela.
She says Trump will also discuss potential opportunities for energy investment.
“The United States remains a good friend to the Caribbean and seeks to build on a proud legacy as the region’s partner of choice.”
Photo – Donald Trump
Photo – Andrew Holness
Photo – Hubert Minnis
Photo – Danilo Medina
Photo – Jovenel Moise
Photo – Allen Chastanet