President Raul Castro Welcomes Hugo Chavez

Havana, Oct 17. -Cuban President Raul Castro welcomed his Venezuelan peer, Hugo Chavez, at Havana´s Jose Marti International Airport.Chavez returned to Cuba for a series of medical tests, whose results will evaluate the progress of his recovery, Granma newspaper reported on Monday.

Chavez was accompanied by Vice president and Minister of Science and Technology, Ricardo Menendez, Health Minister, Eugenia Sader, and Agriculture Minister, Juan Carlos Loyo.

Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodriguez, also received the president  (Prensa Latina)