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.
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.