Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza is on a Latin American and Caribbean Union and Dignity Tour. Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza arrived in Nicaragua to hold talks with the Sandinista leaders of the Central American country. Before he traveled to Nicaragua, Arreaza met with the Prime Minister of Belize, Dean Barrow to discuss matters of mutual interest. During his tour, Arreaza has explained the ramifications of U.S. imposed attacks and sanctions against Venezuela, as well as attempts to block greater integration in the region. He also discussed the National Constituent Assembly’s, ANC, decision to hold presidential elections in April this year, and recalled the electoral process, which established the representative body, and allowed for the successful completion of regional and municipal elections last year. Arreaza’s tour comes amid threats made against the Venezuelan government.