PORT OF SPAIN: 2ND JUNE, 2021
Senator the Honourable Dr. Amery Browne, Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs was on hand at Piarco International Airport earlier today to receive two ventilators donated to Trinidad and Tobago by the Mexican Agency for International Cooperation for Development (AMEXCID), Secretariat of Foreign Affairs of Mexico. Dr. Laura Elena Carillo Cubillas, Executive Director, along with other representatives from AMEXCID and Brigadier General D.E.M. Manuel Alejandro Velazco Villanueva of the Mexican Defence Force are leading a team from Mexico which is delivering much needed COVID-19 support to various countries in the region, including Trinidad and Tobago. This is the second pair of ventilators received from Mexico this year.
On behalf of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, Minister Browne conveyed sincere appreciation for the ventilators and for Mexico’s other support rendered to us during the pandemic by way of exchange of information and technical expertise. Minister Browne stated that such cooperation is testament to the long-standing, friendly and collaborative ties between Trinidad and Tobago and Mexico.
Minister Browne made particular reference to the open communication and excellent working relationship established between the Ministry of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs and the Ambassador of Mexico to Trinidad and Tobago, Her Excellency Rosario Asela Molinero Molinero, and expressed his confidence that this relationship would continue to produce results to the benefit of both nations.