Venezuelan FM in Cuba for President Chávez's instructions
The Venezuelan foreign minister held a meeting with his Cuban counterpart
The foreign minister said that his visit to Cuba aims at discussing with President Chávez some aspects concerning the summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States and the European Union, which will be held next weekend in Chile.
"We have also seized the opportunity to hold a working meeting and outline some joint cooperation and political agreements between our governments," he added.
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.