The Philippine Daily Enquirer | 11/25/2008 12:00:00 AM
Arroyo, Uribe see similarities in style
Nov 25 --Presidents Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Alvaro Uribe of Colombia discovered they are addressing the fallout from the global financial crisis and their country’s insurgencies in the same way -- by uplifting the lives of the poor -- Malacañang said Tuesday.
When asked by Arroyo, Uribe said he was extending "direct help" to the poor, including conditional cash transfers, and ensuring food security. He also said that his government was "addressing" its insurgency problem, the statement said.
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