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Venezuelan Navy repels oil exploring ship, triggers international diplomatic conflict with Guyana

Monday, December 24th 2018 - 14:24 UTC
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Venezuela's Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has demanded that Guyana respect its sovereignty after two ships of the transnational company ExxonMobil were repelled Saturday from what the Bolivarian Navy deemed to be their country's waters. But both the governments of the United States and of Guyana claim it was Venezuela who was in breach of international law. Read full article


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  • Brit Bob

    The possession must be for a certain length of time. The 'Boundary between British Guiana and Venezuela, 50 years was found to be sufficient to create valid title. (British Guiana – Venezuela Boundary Dispute, 89 B.F.S.P. 157, (1896). Acquisitive Prescription is applicable as per Falklands.
    Falklands – Acquisitive Prescription(1 pg):

    Dec 24th, 2018 - 09:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo

    It's an interesting possible military confrontation, which I would hope can be avoided, but when you factor the Cooperative Republic of Guyana WITH ExxonMobil against a very unpopular government right now...
    ...not the first time a corrupt unpopular regime started a war with a neighboring weak country and got their arses kicked badly...

    Dec 25th, 2018 - 06:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Terence Hill

    Here's History of the Guyana-Venezuela Border Issue
    By Dr.Odeen Ishmael Ambassador the State of Kuwait and former Ambassador of Guyana to Venezuela

    Dec 28th, 2018 - 10:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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