Caracas, Venezuela. - The president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Hugo Chávez, met this Saturday morning with his Cuban counterpart Raúl Castro, in the headquarters of the Bolivarian Military University of Venezuela, according to a information appeared in the Web site of the Ministry of the People´s Power for Communication and Information.
During the second session of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), both leaders talked on subjects of bilateral interest, as well as on the regional event that got them together in Caracas on December 2 and 3.
The heads of State reflected on the importance of the event happened 55 years ago, whose emblem was reflected in a picture the Antillean dignitary gave to Commander Chávez: the Granma yacht expedition.
That December 2,1956 the crossing marking the way towards the falling of dictator Fulgencio Batista, landed in the coastal municipality of Niquero, in the province of Granma.
Later, the leader of the Bolivarian Revolution received the heads of State of Bolivia, Evo Morales, and Ecuador, Rafael Correa, who together valuate some subjects related to the development of the Summit of CELAC, among other issues of the regional and world-wide scope.
In the way towards the room where CELAC´s plenary sessions were held, Chávez saluted the other dignitaries from attending countries to the summit.