Venezuela to Trade Oil for Cuban Athletic Expertise : LUSENET : Grassroots Information Coordination Center (GICC) : One Thread

Nando Times

CARACAS, Venezuela (April 10, 2001 2:46 p.m. EDT) - President Hugo Chavez gave a hearty welcome to hundreds of Cuban sports trainers who plan to bolster Venezuelan athletes in exchange for cheap Venezuelan oil.

The training regimen is part of a pact in which Venezuela sells Cuba oil at preferential rates in exchange for Cuban expertise in tourism, sugar, medicines and other areas.

-- Rachel Gibson (, April 10, 2001

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