11:21 | Lima, Jul. 21 (ANDINA).
Andina news agency on Friday became a member of the Latin American Union of News Agencies (ULAN), which includes nine news agencies in the region and the formal incorporation will take place at the General Assembly of said entity in November 2012 in Argentina.
The agreement was signed by directors and representatives from Argentina, Mexico, Bolivia, Paraguay, Venezuela, Guatemala, Cuba, Brazil and Ecuador, during a two-day meeting in La Paz, Bolivia.
At the second ULAN's meeting, the attendees also discussed Latin American media's role and the freedom of expression in the region.
Andina news agency participated as a guest and shared journalistic and social experiences of almost 31 years of creation.
ULAN’s President Juan Manuel Founrouge noted that Andina’s incorporation strengthens the democratization of information in Latin America.