Chavez Kicks Off South American Tour


News Americas, CARACAS, Venezuela, Tues. Mar. 29, 2011: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Monday kick-started a tour of four South American countries.

Chavez stopped first in Argentina, where he will today receive a prize for promoting “popular communication” despite his record of attacking press freedom in his country.

The tour, according to Chavez, is aimed at strengthening ties and analyzing existing accords. He will move on to Uruguay, Bolivia and Colombia later this week.

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Investment Fund To Support Growth In Latin America, Caribbean

News Americas, Calgary, Canada, Tues. Mar. 29, 2011: Chinese and international investors could soon be presented to producers in Latin America and the Caribbean under a new fund. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Export-Import Bank of China (China Eximbank) have agreed to set up an investment fund to […]