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Brazil supports Guyana's boundaries which are challenged by Venezuela

Thursday, December 28th 2017 - 09:49 UTC
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Brazil maintains that the settlement of the Guyana/Venezuela Border is final and must be respected, according to the country's Foreign Minister Carl Greenidge. Following his attendance at the recently concluded Mercosur Summit held in Brazil, Greenidge said Brasilia has been updated on Venezuela’s contention that the 1899 Award is null and void, and remains resolute to its original position. Read full article


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  • Brit Bob

    I understand that much of Venezuela's claim is based on inheritance from Spain under uti possidetis juris (as is Argentina's Falklands claim). No doubt Maduro also needs a distraction...

    .Falklands – Argentina's Inheritance Problem ( 1 pg): -

    Dec 28th, 2017 - 11:08 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Chicureo

    It's time for civilized countries to respect today's frontiers.
    Any official Venezuelan map today, show a large part of Guyana as it's own.

    Dec 28th, 2017 - 04:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    I agree, but you're not planning on trying to get a piece of Patagonia back then?

    Dec 28th, 2017 - 07:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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