HAVANA TIMES — Bolivian President Evo Morales arrived in Havana on Sunday for an unannounced meeting with Cuban leader Raul Castro. Morales is in route to New York for the UN General Assembly Session on Sept. 24-25, reported DPA News.
The Cuban TV news said Morales was met at the airport by Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez but gave no details about his visit.
This is the seventh consecutive time that Morales attends the UN General Assembly gathering since he took office in 2006, notes DPA.
Morales is currently facing a serious miners conflict in his country that involves workers of the state owned corporation Minera de Bolivia (Comibol) and the members of the 26 de Febrero cooperative, in a dispute over a rich vein this zinc-tin mining region.