Venezuela, Canada not confirming each other’s ambassadors

Country is concerned about Canadian rep’s activities in Caracas.

Embassy Photos: Sam Garcia, Kristen Shane
Canadian ambassador-designate to Venezuela Ben Rowswell and Venezuelan ambassador-designate to Canada Wilmer Omar Barrientos Fernández.
Kristen Shane
Published: Wednesday, 03/04/2015 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Friday, 06/05/2015 9:29 pm EDT

Canada and Venezuela have not accredited each other’s proposed ambassadors, amid simmering political tensions between the Harper Conservatives and the left-wing government in Caracas.

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