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Guyana-Venezuela Dispute: Understanding the background and Opposing war

by Francisco Dominguez, published on Countercurrents, December 18, 2023 If there were any misgivings about the actions undertaken by the government of Venezuela around the territorial dispute with Guyana, the joint military exercises between Guyana Defence Forces (GDF) and the US Southern Command (SouthCom) explain what really lies behind things. Venezuela’s claimed territory, also known as Guayana Esequiba, is 159,500 square kilometres[…]

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ExxonMobil And a Possible War in South America

by Vijay Prashad, produced by Globetrotter, December 5, 2023 News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Dec. 4, 2023: On December 3, 2023, a large number of registered voters in Venezuela voted in a referendum over the Essequibo region that is disputed with neighboring Guyana. Nearly all those who voted answered yes to the five questions. These questions asked the Venezuelan people to affirm[…]

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