Medvedev to visit Argentina and Brazil

first_imgBy Dialogo April 06, 2010 President Dmitry Medvedev will travel to Argentina and Brazil next week, the Kremlin said, as Russia strengthens relationships in the region. Medvedev’s visits will be his second foray into Latin America since he became president in 2008. In November of that year, he travelled on a major four-nation tour to Peru, Brazil, Venezuela and Cuba. The Argentine foreign ministry said last month Medvedev’s trip, which will include a meeting with President Cristina Kirchner, would be the first official visit by a Russian head of state in 125 years of bilateral relations. Russia hosted the first BRIC summit last June. center_img Medvedev was set to travel to Latin America from Washington where he was scheduled to attend a nuclear summit hosted by US President Barack Obama. On April 14-15, Medvedev will travel to Argentina on an official visit, followed by a trip to Brazil on April 15-16, the Kremlin said in a statement. In Brazil, Medvedev will join leaders of Brazil, India and China in a second summit of the world’s major emerging economies known collectively as the BRIC countries. last_img read more

Silay road crash injures 7 persons

first_imgAll of them were rushed to the TeresitaLopez Jalandoni Provincial Hospital in Silay City for medical treatment./PN It was not immediately established whatcircumstance led to the accident. They were Ancel Garote, driver of thecar; Dennis Bedayo, driver of the tricycle; Maria Teresa Solidarios, Bedayo’spassenger along with two other minors; and the driver of a motorcycle and hisback rider, a police report showed. According to police investigators, themotorcycle hit the car Garote was driving around 1:45 p.m. on March 13. Themotorcycle then swerved and collided with the tricycle of Bedayo. BACOLOD City – Seven persons wereinjured in a road accident in Barangay Lantad, Silay City, Negros Occidental.last_img read more