The two leaders gathered following a letter by Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines calling to defuse rising tensions.
Está claro que los venezolanos que acudieron a votar el 3 de diciembre en un referéndum en la región del Esequibo vieron esto menos como un conflicto entre Venezuela y Guyana y más como un conflicto entre ExxonMobil y los pueblos de estos dos países latinoamericanos.
It is clear that the Venezuelans who came to cast their vote on December 3 in a referendum on the Essequibo region saw this less as a conflict between Venezuela and Guyana and more as a conflict between ExxonMobil and the people of these two Latin American countries
The Venezuelan president rejected 150 years of “abuses by the British empire, now by ExxonMobil and the US Southern Command” concerning the territorial dispute.
President Nicolàs Maduro has urged his Guyanese counterpart Irfaan Ali to resume direct dialogue over a long-standing territorial dispute over Essequibo. Venezuela has also accused the US of trying to militarize the resource-rich region, where ExxonMobil has been conducting oil drilling projects for years
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After more than a month of being locked-out ExxonMobil, oil refinery workers in Texas continue to struggle for their jobs and fair contract and call for greater accountability from the corporation
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Vijay Prashad explores what is behind the fueling the border dispute between Guyana and Venezuela: oil and imperialism
Venezuela’s Foreign minister Jorge Arreaza talks about the country’s relationship of mutual gain and benefit with China, the US bid to impose Monroe Doctrine 2.0, and a how a new Cold War cannot be allowed in the region