Guyana on Sunday warned it would “stoutly resist” plans by Venezuela to register residents in Essequibo and issue them identification cards for the neighbouring Spanish-speaking nation, even as a United States-based Political Scientist has urged government to aggressively educate Guyanese about Venezuela’s territorial claim to the Essequibo Region.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, July 5, 2015 - The Fifteen member Caribbean Community trade Bloc, CARICOM, yesterday ended its three-day annual meeting in Barbados with statements regarding the Guyana/Venezuela border dispute and the Dominican Republic/Haiti citizenship row.
Bridgetown, Barbados – President of Guyana Brigadier (Rtd.) David Granger, has implored the Caribbean Community to reaffirm its collective support for the principles enshrined in international law for safeguarding territorial integrity, sovereignty and national independence.
The 53-nation Commonwealth Saturday reiterated that it was siding with Guyana in its maritime and land border controversy with Venezuela, even as the global organisation prepares to discuss the issue in New York in another three months.
The precise date for election in Venezuela is not defined as yet. Probably Venezuelans will go to vote in October - November. President Nicolas Maduro said he wanted an election as soon as possible. The pre-race campaign hits the radar. It could be said without exaggeration that the fate of Venezuelan – style socialism, the goal of Bolivarian movement, is at stake.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, June 8, 2015- (CND) -Guyana on Monday warned that it will take action if Venezuela enforces a recent unilateral shift in its maritime boundary that includes an area in Guyana's continental shelf where American oil giant Exxon has found a significant oil deposit.