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Thursday, April 2, 2009
Nicaragua President to Cuba
Havana, Apr 2.- Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is to begin Thursday a working visit to Cuba, on an invitation by his Cuban counterpart, Raul Castro, Granma newspaper reported.
Ortega's agenda includes a meeting with the Cuban statesman, the daily stated.
Daniel Ortega, general secretary of the Sandinista Front for National Liberation since 1999, started his second mandate in 2007. He was president of his country from 1984 to 1990.
The Sandinista leader has fostered Nicaragua's entry to the Bolivarian Alternative for the Peoples of Our America, a regional integration initiative his country shares with Cuba, Venezuela, Bolivia, Dominica and Honduras. (Prensa Latina)