Venezuela leader Hugo Chavez and Colombia’s new president, Juan Manuel Santos, seek to improve ties strained by allegations that Venezuela is sheltering its neighbor’s rebels.
Colombia’s new president, Juan Manuel Santos, will meet Tuesday with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. (Fernando Vergara / Associated Press / August 6, 2010)
By Chris Kraul, Los Angeles Times
In an effort to improve severely strained diplomatic relations, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and newly inaugurated Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos plan a summit Tuesday likely to include discussion of the alleged presence of Colombian rebels in Venezuela and frozen cross-border trade. (mais…)