The president of Ecuador will meet his pair of Bolivia, Evo Morales, on July 23, a week later, on July 29, he will meet in Caracas with his counterpart Nicolas Maduro, and in July 30 in Guayaquil, he will participate in the Summit of the ALBA (Bolivarian Alliance for Latin America and the Caribbean) with presidents and officials from member countries, observers and guests.
Evo Morales’s visit will allow to exchange experiences and joint projects between the two countries, while the meeting with the president of Venezuela will be the first bilateral meeting, after the death of Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez on last March 5, and the topic will be the development of economic integration and social programs in the region.
The information provided by the Foreign Ministry indicates that the meeting of the ALBA, besides bringing together heads of state, will allow social organizations to address the issues that are related to South American integration.
The ALBA is an initiative to integrate the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean and is based on solidarity and complementarity of national economies. It is formed by Venezuela, Bolivia, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Cuba, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica and St. Vincent and Grenadines.