Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Panamanian president-elect Juan Carlos Varela have pledged to waste no time in normalizing relations and re-launching diplomatic, economic and trade ties cut off two months ago, Venezuela's foreign ministry announced. Varela takes office next July first. Read full article
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among countries there are no conditionsMay 12th, 2014 - 11:45 am - Link - Report abuse 0
If varela really believes that he is nothing other than the usual SA presidential twat.
The Venezuelans just buy friendships in Central America with oil.May 13th, 2014 - 12:37 am - Link - Report abuse 0
They were shipping there oil all the way to Shangai via the Cape of Good Hope. The US market gives them still three times more profit than the sells to India and China combined. Maduro and Pdvsa need imperatively to keep Panama on their side if the Americans are buying less and less from them.
They will pay it with it with oil. Its the only thing they have to offer.