Venezuela's President Hugo Chávez will arrive in Nicaragua "in the next few days" to sign agreements with his counterpart Daniel Ortega, an official source in Managua reported on Friday.
Antonio Contreras, the Venezuelan Vice President of the food joint venture Alba Alimentos de Nicaragua (Albalinisa), confirmed the rumors about the visit of the Venezuelan leader, but he did not specify the day of his arrival in the Central American country.
President Chávez "will visit Nicaragua in the next few days to sign several bilateral agreements," the official told the local TV station Channel 23.
Local media had speculated about a possible visit of President Chávez this weekend to attend the inauguration ceremony of Avenue Augusto C. Sandino, in former downtown Managua, DPA reported.
HYCROCARBONS Venezuela prepares to face "difficult times" following a slump in crude oil prices, stated on Wednesday the President of state-run oil holding Petróleos de Venezuela (Pdvsa), Eulogio Del Pino in an oil conference in Margarita Island, eastern Venezuela.
HYDROCARBONS World major oil producers are concerned about current oil prices, according to Venezuela's Minister of Foreign Affairs Rafael Ramírez, following a meeting on Tuesday in Vienna with representatives of Saudi Arabia, Russia and Mexico.
HYCROCARBONS Representatives of Venezuela, Mexico and Russia met in Vienna to coordinate their position two days ahead of a crucial OPEC meeting, in the context of a dramatic fall in oil prices.