Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is to propose the inclusion of Puerto Rico in the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac) in the next meeting to be held in Havana.
“Free Puerto Rico will be independent,” he exclaimed.
Maduro said that during the Celac meeting, the Fourteenth Cuba-Venezuela Joint Commission would be reaffirmed to materialize new cooperation projects in the areas of economy, energy and health.
The president gave the news during a celebration in Caracas for the 55th anniversary of the Cuban revolution. He noted that Cuba-Venezuela friendship has been strengthened since the advent of Chávezism.
“Cuba and Venezuela are united by love to Martí, Bolívar, Fidel, Chávez,” he underscored.
The Head of State was joined, among others, by Cuban Ambassador to Venezuela Rogelio Polanco.