Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Evo Morales and Hugo Chavez Visit with Fidel Castro

Commander in chief Fidel Castro met with the presidents of Bolivia and Venezuela, Evo Morales and Hugo Chavez on Saturday night, the second time he spoke with the two South American leaders in less than a week.
The three presidents exchanged impressions on the 14th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement that was wrapping up in Havana. They agreed on the need to work to further revitalize the movement as the representative organization of the aspirations and views of Third World nations.
Evo and Fidel talked about the projects implemented between the two nations as part of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA) and the Peoples Free Trade Treaty of Nations, promoted by Bolivia, Venezuela and Cuba.
Fidel Castro expressed his deep admiration for President Morales and extolled his extraordinary struggle for Bolivians to recover control over their country's natural resources.
The Cuban leader spoke with his close friend Hugo Chavez about increased cooperation with Bolivia in the fields of health, education and other social fields.