Latam governments wish President Chávez getting well soon
Presidents and senior government authorities from all Latin America jump in solidarity with the Venezuelan leader
High ranking officers from several Latin American governments wished Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez getting well soon after his fourth surgery due to a cancer in the pelvic area. In the meantime, in Venezuela, additional official news was awaited as to his health condition. Beginning on Tuesday, the Venezuelan government released a couple of communiqués, as cited by news agencies.
In Montevideo, Uruguay's President José "Pepe" Mujica asked "some friends" to host a mass for anyone wanting to pray for the health of the Venezuelan Head of State, DPA reported.
The Panamanian government also wished President Chávez "prompt recovery and happy return" to his country of origin, Efe quoted.
For his part, Ecuadorian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Integration Ricardo Patińo tweeted: "I wish you a prompt, successful recovery, my friend."
Bolivia's Lower House endorsed a resolution to voice solidarity with the Venezuelan people and best wishes for the president's quick recovery.
Chávez underwent surgery on Tuesday in Cuba, for the fourth time in a year and a half because of cancer.
"Cocoa is to Venezuelans what wine is to the French," says Alejandro Prosperi, head of the Venezuelan Chamber of Cocoa, using this simile to express the paramount importance or the cocoa industry for the country. Often times heralded as "the best cocoa in the world," a passion for quality dating back to the sixteenth century has made Venezuelan cocoa growers to enjoy high prestige at international level and their product to be among the most sought-after in the world.