Daily Archives: Friday, 1 December 2023, 16:22

CARICOM demands that Venezuela obey World Court ruling about Essequibo

Last Updated on Friday, 1 December 2023, 16:22 by Denis Chabrol The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Friday demanded that Venezuela comply with an order by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) concerning Guyana’s Essequibo County stemming from its December 3 referendum. “The Court’s Order reinforces the fundamental principle of international law, enshrined in the UN (United Nations) and OAS (Organisation ...

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Commonwealth Secretary General wary of Venezuela’s compliance with World Court; OAS, Jamaica, Bahamas urge respect for international law

Last Updated on Friday, 1 December 2023, 16:03 by Denis Chabrol Commonwealth Secretary General, Baroness Patricia Scotland on Friday said they were worried that Venezuela would disobey the World Court’s order and go ahead with Sunday’s referendum that could set the stage for the seizure of Guyana’s Essequibo County. “While all states are encouraged to consult their citizenry, the Commonwealth ...

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French President tells Venezuela’s Maduro that France respects sovereignty, territorial integrity

Last Updated on Friday, 1 December 2023, 14:29 by Denis Chabrol French President, Emmanuel Macron has telephoned Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro that France respects the right of countries, including those in South America, to defend themselves. “The President of the Republic recalled that France was also an Amazonian country, committed to peace and security in the region, while respecting the ...

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Venezuela silent on abiding by World Court order on Essequibo, claims legal victory

Last Updated on Friday, 1 December 2023, 13:40 by Denis Chabrol Venezuela on Friday stayed clear of signaling whether it would obey the International Court of Justice’s (ICJ order that it must not take any action in Guyana’s Essequibo County pending a declaration about the 1899 Arbitral Tribunal Award that settled the land boundary between the two countries. The ICJ ...

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President Ali calls on Venezuela to obey “binding” World Court ruling

Last Updated on Friday, 1 December 2023, 10:52 by Denis Chabrol President Irfaan Ali on Friday welcomed the ruling by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) that ordered Venezuela not to seize Guyana’s Essequibo County and urged Venezuela to obey that order. “Today’s ruling is legally binding on Venezuela. Both the UN Charter and the Statute of the Court, to ...

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World Court rules that Venezuela must back off from any action to seize Essequibo

Last Updated on Friday, 1 December 2023, 11:16 by Denis Chabrol The International Court of Justice on Friday ruled that Venezuela must not take any action to seize Guyana’s county of Essequibo based on its December 3 referendum. The court issued the following provisional measures, which it said that under Article 41 of the statute, have binding effect and thus ...

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