New Buddies Bond on Oil, Baseball ; Monday, Venezuela's President Signed a Pact, Giving Cuba a Great Deal on Oil for Five Years
Gunson, Phil, The Christian Science Monitor
In case anyone had any lingering doubts about the matter, it's official: Cuban President Fidel Castro and his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chavez are very good friends. They visit each other's homes, indulge their shared passion for baseball, and engage in extended, public reminiscences about their respective revolutions.
Castro was back in Havana yesterday after a four-day state visit to the South American nation that included a veterans' baseball match (won hands-down by the Cubans), an extensive tour of the country, and a speech to Parliament. Venezuelans were left pondering the domestic and international implications of a trip that went well beyond the …
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Publication information: Article title: New Buddies Bond on Oil, Baseball ; Monday, Venezuela's President Signed a Pact, Giving Cuba a Great Deal on Oil for Five Years. Contributors: Gunson, Phil - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: November 1, 2000. Page number: 6. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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