GEORGETOWN, Guyana, June 20, 2018 – Venezuela cannot accept and reject the jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in settling the border controversy with Guyana, a legal and security expert said Tuesday.
Platts Oilgram News Market Report says Venezuela’s PDVSA is suspending petroleum deliveries to about half of the Caribbean countries in its Petrocaribe agreement due to fall in crude production and the effects of the United States sanctions on that country's economy.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro took an oath that he would fulfill his duties to the constitution and carry out changes for peace and prosperity of Venezuela. after he won the May 20 elections with a wide margin with 68 percent of the vote.
The United States Department of State declared Wednesday the Charge d’Affaires of the Venezuelan embassy, Carlos Ron, and the Deputy Consul General of the Venezuelan consulate in Houston as persona non grata and directed them to leave the country within 48 hours.
More heads of state have come forward to congratulate Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro on his successful re-election on May 20, while the European Union and Organization of American States (OAS) refuse to recognize the results.