The President of the Republic and the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Hugo Chavez, welcomed the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) in its 50 years of revolutionary struggle, a date that coincides with the XVII Foro de São Paulo , to be held on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in Managua, Nicaragua.
Through their social network account twitter@ chavezcandanga , the Bolivarian Revolution leader reported that Foreign Minister Nicolas Maduro attend the meeting which brings together representatives of leftist parties and progressive movements since 1990, when it was founded in São Paulo ( Brazil) by the Workers' Party (PT).
"Nicholas in Managua!We congratulate the FSLN for its 50 years in battle!Cmdr Bravo by President Daniel Ortega and the heroic people of Sandino! "Wrote the commander Chávez.
For the PSUV also attended the forum Rodrigo Cabezas, coordinator of the International Affairs Committee and chairman of the chapter Parlatino Venezuela, Saul Ortega, president of the Foreign Policy Committee of the National Assembly, and Ana Elisa Osorio, vice president of Parlatino Venezuela.
Rodrigo Cabezas said that the installation of the forum speeches by President of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, Venezuela's foreign minister, Nicolas Maduro, and the president of Cuba's National Assembly, Ricardo Alarcon.
Cabezas said that the forum will hold a meeting of party leaders from the countries of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Peoples of Our Americas (ALBA) to coordinate the fight against imperialism, neoliberalism, and also share experiences in building a new society.
The PSUV delegation announced that raise the achievement of the next meeting of the Forum of São Paulo in 2012 in Venezuela.
Agenda of the Forum of Sao Paulo
The central theme of the Forum of São Paulo is the union of Latin America and the Caribbean and alternative projects of the popular sectors of Latin American leftist progressive.
Before the opening of the participants will attend the screening of a documentary on the history of the FSLN, the party created in 1961 to launch a revolutionary struggle against U.S. intervention in Nicaragua between 1927-1933.
The day on Thursday will be devoted to discussions in the 13 workshops that cover topics such as national, state and municipal, environment and climate change, workers in arts and culture, democratization of information and communication, women, parliamentarians and social movements, as quoted by the agency Prensa Latina.
The six remaining tables will discuss foundations and schools or training centers, national sovereignty and decolonization, migration, security and drug trafficking, defense and racial issues.
The event will conclude on Friday with a meeting theme will be Building a new era: The alternative project of Grassroots, Progressives and the Left in Latin America.