Vice-President Maduro arrives in Santiago for 1st Celac-EU Summit
Maduro stressed that Venezuela drives and supports the union of the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, which he compared with the dream of the Liberators of America in the 18th century
The official confirmed on arrival in Chile Venezuela's support to the CELAC, and highlighted the fact that Cuba this weekend assuming the presidency of the regional body, which occupies Chile at this time.
Maduro stressed that Venezuela drives and supports the union of the countries of Latin America and Caribbean, which he compared with the dream of the Liberators of America in the 18th century.
He said the Venezuelan delegation includes several cabinet members, such as Foreign Minister Elías Jaua and Communication Minister Ernesto Villegas.
That political protest in Venezuela has lost momentum seems pretty obvious: people are no longer building barricades to block off streets near Plaza Francia in Altamira (eastern Caracas), an anti-government stronghold; no new images have been shown of brave and dashing protesters with bandanna-covered faces clashing with the National Guard in San Cristóbal, in the western state of Táchira; and those who dreamed of a horde of "Gochos" (Tachirans) descending in an avalanche to stir up revolt in Caracas have been left with no option but to wake up to reality.