Cuban President Raúl Castro arrived in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil.
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- 12 / 16 / 2008
Cuban leader and the delegation accompanying him were welcomed by the Head of Protocol of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brazil Ruy Kasaes, and the ambassadors of both countries before their respective governments, Pedro Nuñez Mosquera, Cuba and Bernardo Pericas, Brazil.
The first CALC Summit will debate the serious common problems, current financial crisis, commerce, food prices, climatic change and natural disasters, without the protection of extra regional powers.
Raul Castro arrived from Caracas, where he had a two-day official visit, in which Cuba and Venezuela ratified agreements that include more than a hundred development projects and 36 new programs, valued at an equivalent of two billion dollars.