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ALBA-Petrocaribe Summit Postponed

Prensa Latina, Cuba

ALBA-Petrocaribe Summit Postponed

10 December 2008

Caracas (Prensa Latina) The Summit of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA) and Petrocaribe, originally scheduled for the coming weekend in Caracas, has been postponed, sources from the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry announced.

The source told Prensa Latina that the meeting will not take place in the originally announced date, without specifying the reasons or a new possible date.

The meeting was convened by President Hugo Chavez to discuss the current world situation triggered by the global financial crisis and its impact on regional countries, and start looking for mechanisms to confront it.