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Mexico ready to purchase Guyana rice following Venezuela's refusal to renew exchange accord

Thursday, November 5th 2015 - 07:02 UTC
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The Guyana government says Mexico has indicated a willingness to fast track an agreement to purchase paddy rice from the Caribbean country. A statement released by the Office of Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo said that Mexico’s Agriculture Minister Jose Calzada has given the assurance that he would fast track arrangements to buy Guyana’s paddy. Read full article


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  • ChrisR

    Venezuela! Just when they need food they kill a deal that would provide it in exchange for their unpopular heavy crude.

    Perhaps it's a gambit by MADuro to starve even more citizens to death than he is managing to at the moment.

    Nov 05th, 2015 - 05:59 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    I'm sure Maduro himself is not going without.

    Nov 05th, 2015 - 08:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    No-one wants to do business with Venezuela anymore.

    I predict Famine.

    So utterly sad.

    Nov 06th, 2015 - 12:07 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    3 ilsen

    as if people are not desperate enough now... !

    Is there no food, or is it unprofitable to sell food at government-approved prices?

    Nov 06th, 2015 - 02:51 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    @3 TT

    Both, it is tragic. I predict a famine next year if this continues.

    (sorry, not much time to post these days)

    Nov 11th, 2015 - 04:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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