“Why are they sending 3000 soldiers as if they would go to war?”, the socialist leader is asking, and always denounces the American “imperialism”.
“It seems they take advantage of the tragedy to hold military Haiti”, said Chavez.
The statements of the Brazilian leader are coming after Nicaraguan’s statements, Daniel Ortega, which also criticized, the sending of 10.000 American soldiers on Caribbean Sea island.
“What is happening now in Haiti is worrying me a lot, because it is being abused by a drama to send troops which already have taken control of the airport”, said Ortega.
Hugo Chavez announced he will send a ship with 225.000 barrels of fuel to Haiti, through the Dominican Republic.
“The Haitian people must know that we are sending the fuel they need”, said Chavez.
Venezuelan Foreign Minister, Nicolas Maduro, said that:” 5675 tones of food will be send by ALBA ship and other two Venezuelan ships, with destination Haiti”.
Maduro made these statements on Caracas airport, from where the third Venezuelan airplane loaded with 14 tones of humanitarian help left. Also, the Russian Government made available two cargo airplanes for Venezuela.
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