jueves, abril 21, 2005
Chavistas and anti-Chavistas in joint trip to U.S.
Now this is interesting - I hadn't heard anything about it. Maybe it bodes well.
Earlier this week, eight Venezuelan National Assembly members, both from President Hugo Chavez's party and the opposition, traveled to Washington, DC, for a series of meetings with US Congress members, State Department officials, media outlets, business groups, and Venezuelan diplomats, among others. The trip's purpose was to improve US-Venezuelan relations and discuss, as a bipartisan committee, ways of strengthening Venezuela's political, economic, and social condition.
The delegation's participants are members of the Boston Group, a bilateral interest group established in 2002 composed of Venezuelan and American members of Congress and financed by the Organization of American States (OAS) to strengthen cooperation between both countries, particularly to promote democratic values, dialogue, and common interests.
(more in the full article)