Mia Mottley congratulated after victory in Barbados elections | News

Various heads of state, government authorities and regional organizations expressed their congratulations to Mia Mottley for her victory in the general elections on Wednesday and her re-election as Prime Minister of Barbados.


Mia Mottley sworn in as Prime Minister of Barbados

According to the electoral authorities, the Barbados Labor Party (PLB) won the 30 disputed seats to integrate the Parliament of the country.

After this victory in the first elections held after Barbados became a Republic, Mottley was sworn in this Thursday for a new term as the prime minister of the Caribbean nation.

The president of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, published a message through his account on the social network Twitter to congratulate Mottley.

“We reiterate the will to continue strengthening the ties of brotherhood and cooperation between the two countries,” said the president.

Likewise, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez sent his congratulations to the Prime Minister of Barbados.

“We ratify the will to continue strengthening the traditional relations of friendship, cooperation and solidarity that unite both nations,” he said.

The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, also used the aforementioned social network to transmit a message to Mottley.

“Our peoples are united by strong ties of brotherhood, friendship and mutual cooperation. We send a fraternal hug from Venezuela,” he asserted.

For its part, the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs sent a message on behalf of the government led by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

“We endorse our commitment to continue strengthening our bilateral and regional relations,” he said.

In turn, the Prime Minister of Saint Lucia also sent a message through the social network Twitter to congratulate his counterpart from Barbados and the PLB for the electoral victory.

“The people of Barbados have spoken and have entrusted you (Mottley) and your team to continue to put them first. I look forward to working with you as we move forward on the regional agenda.”

The Caribbean Community (Caricom) also expressed its congratulations to Mottley for the victory in the general elections.

“The overwhelming success of the Barbados Labor Party indicates that the people of the country have full confidence in its administration and look to its continued leadership to guide them down a path that will ensure their progress,” he said in a statement.

The Caricom Secretariat stated that they look forward to working with the Prime Minister again to continue deepening and strengthening regional integration and face current challenges.