QCOSTARICA – Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro said that a group of terrorists in costa Rica wants to stop him from attending the summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) being held this week in the country.

“There is a group of terrorists in Costa Rica that has come there to try to threaten me,” said the president as stated in a video posted on the site News 24 Venezuela.

However, Maduro says he asked the government of Luis Guillermo Solis the necessary security for his participation in the summit.

“With the blessing of our God and our people, with the flag of Bolívar, with the flag of Chavez. Rains or shine I am going to the Summit of Latin American and Caribbean States in Costa Rica, to bring the voice of Venezuela, of our people, to bring the truth of the Bolivarian revolution,” said Maduro.

The arrival of the Venezuelan President is scheduled for Tuesday night.