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.
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.