Belarus - Latin America
11 March 2013
Alexander Lukashenka took part in the funeral of Venezuelan former President Hugo Chavez. Standing together by the coffin of their friend, Lukashenka and Ahmadinejad could not stop the tears.
Isolated from the West, the Belarusian ruler does not have much choice when it comes to finding foreign friends and partners.
According to the Belarusian state news agency BELTA, Chavez had...
25 July 2012
Struggling with problems in its foreign policy towards the West and Russia, Belarusian government looks for partners elsewhere. Last month, top Belarusian officials visited several South American capitals. Lukashenka personally went to Cuba, Venezuela and Ecuador. But despite various speculations and loud rhetoric, form dominates over substance in these relations.
He came for...