Nicaragua Joins Venezuela in Regional Association and Cooperation Agreements
Friday, Jan 12, 2007 Print format
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By: Gregory Wilpert – Venezuelanalysis.com
President Ortega of Nicaragua, President Chavez of Venezuela, Presidnet Morales of Bolivia, and Jose Ramon Machado Ventura, one of the Cuban revolution's oldest surviving leaders.
Credit: Prensa Presidencial
Caracas, January 12, 2007 (venezuelanalysis.com)— Nicaragua’s newly elected President Daniel Ortega signed 15 cooperation agreements with Venezuela and agreed to have his country join Venezuela’s “Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas.” Venezuela also forgave Nicaragua’s debt to Venezuela.
Following his inauguration as President on Wednesday, Venezuela’s President Chavez traveled to Nicaragua, where he attended Daniel Ortega’s inauguration which took place on the same day as his own inauguration. Ortega received Chavez as a guest of honor, together with President Evo Morales of Bolivia.