Daily Archives: Tuesday, 5 December 2023, 21:27

Venezuela’s Maduro orders foreign companies to leave Guyanese concessions

Last Updated on Tuesday, 5 December 2023, 21:43 by Denis Chabrol Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced that foreign companies working in the disputed Guyanese county of Essequibo would have to withdraw within three months, asserting his right to do so after Venezuelan voters backed their nation’s control of the territory in a referendum Sunday, Bloomberg reported Tuesday night. Guyana has ...

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Referendum won’t solve Guyana-Venezuela border controversy- US; Maduro says will enforce Geneva Agreement

Last Updated on Tuesday, 5 December 2023, 15:02 by Denis Chabrol The United States (US) government has scoffed at last Sunday’s referendum which Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said gave an almost 100 percent approval for the border controversy to be settled outside the International Court of Justice (ICJ). “We would urge Venezuela and Guyana to continue to seek a peaceful ...

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Cathy Hughes files GY$50 million slander lawsuit against Jagdeo for “low-life” description

Last Updated on Tuesday, 5 December 2023, 13:41 by Denis Chabrol Politician, Cathy Hughes is suing Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo for more than GY$50 million for calling her a “low-life”, a term she says in court papers can mean, among other things, that she is a criminal, disreputable or immoral and can be tied to her race or gender. Ms ...

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Guyana will ask UN Security Council to impose sanctions on Venezuela if ICJ order is violated

Last Updated on Tuesday, 5 December 2023, 13:09 by Denis Chabrol Attorney General Anil Nandlall on Tuesday said the Guyana government would ask the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to authorise wide-ranging sanctions or military action against Venezuela if the Nicolas Maduro administration breaches World Court order in line with last Sunday’s referendum. If Venezuela violates the December 1, 2023 ...

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OPINION: Referendum postmortem: low turnout could mean Maduro is on his way out

Last Updated on Tuesday, 5 December 2023, 8:14 by Denis Chabrol by GHK Lall The much-watched Venezuelan Referendum was plagued by low turnout, which means a hell of a big turndown.  I repeat for emphasis: a small turnout confirms a big turnup of the nose by neighboring voters at Venezuelan strongman, Nicolas Maduro.  After all of his blubber and bluster, ...

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