Venezuela in advanced talks for $5 bln loan: central bank president
CARACAS Feb 26 Venezuela is in advanced talks
for a $5 billion loan from international banks and investment
funds, Central Bank President Nelson Merentes said in an
interview on Friday.The guarantee for the loan would be a gold mining project
with Canadian miner Gold Reserve Inc, Merentes said.
Gold Reserve was not immediately available for comment.
(Reporting by Corina Pons and Eyanir Chinea)