Bolivia's Morales arrives in Venezuela to visit President Chávez
Bolivian President Evo Morales arrived in Venezuela at 10:30 a.m at International Airport Simón Bolívar. The head of state expressed he was looking forward to visiting Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez
Morales was welcomed by Venezuelan Foreign Vice-Minister Temir Porras at International Airport Simón Bolívar, based on images broadcasted by state-run TV channel VTV.
Sources from the Foreign Ministry questioned by EFE would not provide any details concerning Morales' agenda.
The Bolivian leader announced on Monday that he would visit Chávez in Caracas before traveling to New York this week.
Around 1.5 million Venezuelans have decided to emigrate in search of a better future for their families. The figure accounts to between 4% and 6% of the overall population. Approximately 88% of these expatriates have made up their mind to emigrate over the last 15 years.