Venezuela increasingly isolated in bid to grab territory from Guyana through ‘illegal decree’ - Panorama Insurance Brokers

Venezuela increasingly isolated in bid to grab territory from Guyana through ‘illegal decree’

The Caribbean Community on Tuesday joined with Guyana and the international community in condemning the move by President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, to claim sovereignty in the waters and seabed adjacent to Guyana’s coast, west of the Essequibo River, by issuing a new decree.

In a statement CARICOM said it is deeply disappointed and concerned at the decree and subsequent statements by Venezuela with respect to that country’s border controversy with Guyana, including intimations of the creation of a strategic area of national development called “Territory for the Development of the Atlantic Façade”.

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