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Guyana asks Google to remove Spanish names from Essequibo region which Venezuela claims

Wednesday, September 16th 2015 - 08:57 UTC
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Unasur (Union of South American Nations) member Guyana is asking Google to remove certain street names near its disputed shared border with Venezuela, Guyana's foreign minister announced. The names, in Spanish, seem to suggest they are part of Venezuela, Carl Greenidge said. Read full article

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  • ChrisR

    Google will do shit.

    Sep 16th, 2015 - 01:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Rufus

    LatAm country of the economic-trainwreck-with-questionable-government variety playing silly buggers on google as a way to stir up domestic opinion against it's smaller peaceful neighbour as a distraction from the wheels falling off it's economy. Sounds vaguely familiar?

    Yeah, google won't do squat.

    Sep 16th, 2015 - 05:32 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pugol-H

    Begs the question what you could get them to do.

    Stink could wake up one morning and find himself living in the Falklands Protectorate of South Patagonia.

    You heard it here first.

    Sep 16th, 2015 - 06:39 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    If Google doesn't act in accordance with the request of a democratic country, everyone needs to eliminate Google. Plenty of other search engines.

    Sep 16th, 2015 - 09:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    mere distraction from the evil being perpetrated by the chavististas

    (sorry, too embroiled

    Sep 17th, 2015 - 02:33 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Philippe

    The threat is military- not linguistic.

    Philippe

    Sep 18th, 2015 - 08:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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