The new appointed ambassadors of the Republic of Cuba, Dagoberto Rodríguez Barrera, and the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Paul Byam, presented their style copies on Tuesday to the Chancellor of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Jorge Arreaza.
The protocol ceremony was held in the spaces of the Yellow House «Antonio José de Sucre», in Caracas, which was attended by the Deputy Minister for the Caribbean, Raúl Li Causi.
The appointment of ambassador Dagoberto Rodríguez Barrera, is given after the culmination of the diplomatic work carried out in that position by Rogelio Polanco, who received from the Venezuelan head of state, Nicolás Maduro, the Francisco de Miranda Award -in his First Class- and the Victorious Saber of Carabobo and of Loyalty.
During the 2009-2019 term, Rogelio Polanco served as his country’s ambassador to Venezuela, and has also completed missions as part of government, parliamentary, journalistic, academic, youth and student delegations in Germany, Angola, Algeria, Argentina, Austria, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Bangladesh, People’s Republic of China, Chile, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, among other countries.
For his part, Dagoberto Rodríguez Barrera, has completed several official missions in several countries. He has received national and foreign awards, as well as an Honoris Causa Doctorate from the American Cultural University Institute of Mexico.
While the representative of Trinidad and Tobago, Paul Byam, served as a diplomat for his country on Venezuelan soil since 2016. He also belongs to the Ministry of Foreign and Caricom Affairs since 1993, occupying different diplomatic positions.