Over the past decade, Venezuela and China have emerged as two of Dominica’s main donor countries.
Venezuela has funded many projects and initiatives in Dominica and the country has been described as a ‘good friend.’
Below are some of the major projects funded by Venezuela over the years.
-The Soufriere/Scotshead Seawall at a cost of $30-million.
-Funding has been provided by Venezuela for the Tan Tan Sea Wall, the Salibia Primary School and the Petite Soufriere to Rosalie Link Road.
-Venezuela has provided funds for the government’s Housing Revolution.
-Venezuela has provided Dominica with vehicles of national security costing $2-million, and a marine patrol vessel valued at $1.9-million. -Soufriere to Rosalie link road
-Grand Bay Police Station at $3.9-million
-Sea defence and road works at Douglas Charles Airport totaling $26-million
-Water projects at Delice, Warner and Campbell at the cost of $7.95 million
-Venezuela has provided funds for the government National Employment Program
-The abattoir in the Layou Valley at a cost of $10-million
– The coffee plant in One Mile, Portsmouth -Venezuela provided 300 petrocasas after Tropical Storm Erika