Latin American Herald Tribune | 4/16/2009 12:00:00 AM
Brazil's and Colombia's Presidents Talk About Dollar, Trade
Apr 16 -- The presidents of Brazil and Colombia – Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Alvaro Uribe – met on Wednesday and discussed the possibility of adopting local currencies in place of the dollar in bilateral commercial transactions, authorities said.
“Uribe said he would inform his finance minister so that he can get in touch as quickly as possible with (Brazilian Finance) Minister Guido Mantega to discuss that matter,” Garcia said.
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