|Latin America: Seventh ALBA Summit Prioritises the Planet and Developing Nations|
Monday, October 19 @ 20:03:02 UTC
|By Tamara Pearson|
October 19th 2009 - Venezuelanalysis.com
The 7th Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of our America (ALBA) Summit, from 16-17 October, concluded with a call to respect the rights of "mother earth", steps to apply the common currency "Sucre", a meeting with social movement representatives, a proposal for a climate justice tribunal, and support for the legitimate president of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya.
Participating in the conference were presidents Evo Morales of Bolivia, Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua, Hugo Chavez of Venezulea, Rafael Correa of Ecuador, prime ministers Roosevelt Skerit of Dominica, Baldwin Spencer of Antigua and Barbuda, Ralph Gonsalvez of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and the vice president of Cuba's ministers' council, Jose Ramon.
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