Former Paraguayan president to attend rally in support of Chávez
The presidents of Uruguay and Bolivia as well as the Ecuadorian and Argentinean foreign ministers will be participating in the events scheduled for Thursday in Venezuela in support of President Hugo Chávez
According to state-run news agency AVN, other Latin American leaders will be attending the event as well, namely José Mujica, Uruguay; and Evo Morales, Bolivia. Argentinean Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman and his Ecuadorian counterpart, Ricardo Patiño, will also travel to Venezuela to attend the rally.
Translated by Jhean Cabrera
Cristian Fonseca, a businessman in La Candelaria district downtown Caracas, was doing the accounts in his small shop office on Sunday December 21, 2008. The Christmas shopping season kept him working late hours into the night. It was around 11 p.m. and his phone rang. A friend broke the bad news to him over the telephone.